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Sub Code &Name: EC1015 SATELLITE COMMUNICATION Unit : I Branch : EC Semester: VIII LP – EC1015 LP Rev. No: 03 Date: 13.12.10 Page 01 of 07

UNIT – I OVERVIEW OF SATELLITE SYSTEMS, ORBITS AND LAUNCHING
METHODS

Syllabus
Introduction – Frequency Allocations for Satellite Services – Intelsat – U.S.Domsats – Polar Orbiting Satellites – Problems – Kepler’s First Law – Kepler’s Second Law – Kepler’s Third Law – Definitions of Terms for Earth-orbiting Satellites – Orbital Elements – Apogee and Perigee Heights – Orbital Perturbations – Effects of a Nonspherical Earth – Atmospheric Drag – Inclined Orbits – Calendars – Universal Time – Julian Dates – Sidereal Time – The Orbital Plane – The Geocentric-Equatorial Coordinate System – Earth Station Referred to the IJK Frame – The Topcentric-Horizon Co-ordinate System – The Sub-satellite Point – Predicting Satellite Position. Objective Overview of Satellite systems to other terrestrial systems and study of satellite orbits and lauching. Session No 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Topics to be covered Introduction, Frequency Allocations for Satellite Services Intelsat U.S.Domsats Polar Orbiting Satellites Kepler’s First Law – Kepler’s Second Law – Kepler’s Third Law – Definitions of Terms for Earth-orbiting Satellites Orbital Elements,Apogee and Perigee Heights, Orbital Perturbations- Effects of a Nonspherical Earth, Atmospheric Drag ,Inclined Orbits, Calendars – Universal Time – Julian Dates Sidereal Time – The Orbital Plane, The GeocentricEquatorial Coordinate System Earth Station Referred to the IJK Frame – The Topcentric Horizon Co-ordinate System, The Subsatellite Point – Predicting Satellite Position, Problems Time 50m 50m 50m 50m 50m 50m 50m 50m 50m Ref 1-4 1,2,4 1,2,4 1 1,4 1,2,4 1 1 1 Teaching Method BB BB BB BB BB BB BB BB BB

DOC/LP/01/28.02.02 LESSON PLAN
Sub Code & Name: EC1015 SATELLITE COMMUNICATION Unit : II Branch : EC Semester: VIII LP – EC1015 LP Rev. No: 03 Date: 13.12.10 Page 02 of 07

UNIT – II GEOSTATIONARY ORBIT & SPACE SEGMENT Syllabus
Introduction – Antenna Look Angels – The Polar Mount Antenna – Limits of Visibility – Near Geostationary Orbits – Earth Eclipse of Satellite – Sun Transit Outage – Launching Orbits – Problems – Power Supply – Attitude Control – Spinning Satellite Stabilization – Momentum Wheel Stabilization – Station Keeping – Thermal Control – TT&C Subsystem – Transponders – Wideband Receiver – Input Demultiplexer – Power Amplifier – Antenna Subsystem – Morelos – Anik-E – Advanced Tiros-N Spacecraft Objective To study about earth segment and space segment components Session No 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 Topics to be covered Introduction – Antenna Look Angels The Polar Mount Antenna – Limits of Visibility – Near Geostationary Orbits Earth Eclipse of Satellite – Sun Transit Outage – Launching Orbits Power Supply – Attitude Control Spinning Satellite Stabilization – Momentum Wheel Stabilization – Station Keeping Station Keeping – Thermal Control – TT&C Subsystem – Transponders Wideband Receiver – Input Demultiplexer Power Amplifier, Antenna Subsystem – Morelos Anik-E – Advanced Tiros-N Spacecraft, Problems CAT-I Time 50m 50m 50m 50m 50m 50m 50m 50m 50m 75m Ref 1,4 1,4 1 1,4 1 1,4 1 1 1 Teaching Method BB BB BB BB BB BB BB BB BB

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Sub Code & Name:EC1015 SATELLITE COMMUNICATION Unit : III Branch : EC Semester:VIII LP – EC1015 LP Rev. No: 03 Date: 13.12.10 Page 03 of 07

UNIT – III EARTH SEGMENT & SPACE LINK Syllabus
Introduction – Receive-Only Home TV Systems – Outdoor Unit – Indoor Unit for Analog (FM) TV – Master Antenna TV System – Community Antenna TV System – Transmit-Receive Earth Stations – Problems – Equivalent Isotropic Radiated Power – Transmission Losses – Free-Space Transmission – Feeder Losses – Antenna Misalignment Losses – Fixed Atmospheric and Ionospheric Losses – Link Power Budget Equation – System Noise – Antenna Noise – Amplifier Noise Temperature – Amplifiers in Cascade – Noise Factor – Noise Temperature of Absorptive Networks – Overall System Noise Temperature – Carrier-to-Noise Ratio – Uplink – Saturation Flux Density – Input Back Off – The Earth Station HPA – Downlink – Output Back off – Satellite TWTA Output – Effects of Rain – Uplink rain-fade margin – Downlink rain-fade margin – Combined Uplink and Downlink C/N Ratio – Intermodulation Noise. Objective To Study about Earth segment and space segment components Session No 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Topics to be covered Introduction – Receive-Only Home TV Systems – Outdoor Unit – Indoor Unit for Analog (FM) TV Master Antenna TV System – Community Antenna TV System, Transmit-Receive Earth Stations – Problems Equivalent Isotropic Radiated Power – Transmission Losses – Free-Space Transmission Feeder Losses – Antenna Misalignment Losses – Fixed Atmospheric and Ionospheric Losses – Link Power Budget Equation System Noise – Antenna Noise – Amplifier Noise Temperature, Amplifiers in Cascade – Noise Factor – Noise Temperature of Absorptive Networks ,Overall System Noise Temperature – Carrier-to-Noise Ratio – Uplink Saturation Flux Density – Input Back Off – The Earth Station HPA – Downlink Output Back off – Satellite TWTA Output – Effects of Rain, Uplink rain-fade margin – Downlink rain-fade margin Combined Uplink and Downlink C/N Ratio – Intermodulation Noise Time 50m 50m 50m 50m 50m 50m 50m 50m 50m Ref 1,2,4 1 1 1,4 1,4 1 1,2 1,2 1,2 Teaching Method BB BB BB BB BB BB BB BB BB

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Sub Code & Name:EC1015 SATELLITE COMMUNICATION Unit : IV Branch : EC Semester:VIII

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UNIT – IV Syllabus

SATELLITE ACCESS

Single Access – Preassigned FDMA, Demand-Assigned FDMA, SPADE System. Bandwidthlimited a Power-limited TWT amplifier operation, FDMA downlink analysis.TDMA : Reference Burst; Preamble and Postamble, Carrier recovery, Network synchronization, unique word detection, Traffic Date, Frame Efficiency and Channel capacity, preassigned TDMA, Demand assigned TDMA, Speech Interpolation and Prediction, Downlink analysis for Digital transmission.Companion of uplink Power requirements for FDMA & TDMA. On-board signal Processing for TDMA / FDMA operation, Satellite switched TDMA.Code-Division Multiple Access – Direct-Sequence spread spectrum – code signal c(t) – autocorrelation function for c(t) – Acquisition and tracking – Spectrum spreading and dispreading – CDMA throughput – Problems – Network Layers – TCP Link – Satellite Links and TCP – Enhancing TCP Over Satellite Channels Using Standard Mechanisms (RFC-2488) – Requests for comments – Split TCP connections – Asymmetric Channels – Proposed Systems. Objective Study of Satellite access by various users Session No 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 Topics to be covered Single Access – Preassigned FDMA, Demand-Assigned FDMA, SPADE System Bandwidth-limited a Power-limited TWT amplifier operation, FDMA downlink analysis, TDMA : Reference Burst Preamble and Postamble, Carrier recovery, Network synchronization(Open loop,Loopback and feedback timing control), unique word detection, Traffic Date, Frame Efficiency and Channel capacity ,preassigned TDMA, Demand assigned TDMA, Speech Interpolation and Prediction Downlink analysis for Digital transmission.Companion of uplink Power requirements for FDMA & TDMA On-board signal Processing for TDMA / FDMA operation, Satellite switched TDMA Code-Division Multiple Access – Direct-Sequence spread spectrum code signal c(t) – autocorrelation function for c(t) – Acquisition and tracking Time 50m 50m 50m 50m 50m 50m 50m 50m Ref 1,2,4 1,2,4 1,2,4 1,2,4 1,2,4 1,2,4 1,2,4 1,2,4 Teaching Method BB BB BB BB BB BB BB BB

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Sub Code & Name: EC1015 SATELLITE COMMUNICATION Branch : EC Semester:VIII LP – EC1015 LP Rev. No: 03 Date13.12.10 Page 05 of 07

Session No 37 38 39

Topics to be covered Spectrum spreading and dispreading – CDMA throughput, Network Layers – TCP Link, Satellite Links and TCP – Enhancing TCP Over Satellite Channels Using Standard Mechanisms (RFC-2488), Requests for comments – Split TCP connections, Asymmetric Channels – Proposed Systems, Problems CAT-II

Time 50m 50m 75m

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Teaching Method BB BB

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Sub Code & Name:EC1015 SATELLITE COMMUNICATION Unit : V Branch : EC Semester:VIII LP – EC1015 LP Rev. No: 03 Date: 13.12.10 Page 06 of 07

UNIT – V DIRECT BROADCAST SATELLITE SERVICES Syllabus
Introduction – Orbital Spacings – Power Rating and Number of Transponders – Frequencies and Polarization – Transponder Capacity – Bit Rates for Digital Television – MPEG Compression Standards – Forward Error Correction – Home Receiver Outdoor Unit (ODU) – Home Receiver Indoor Unit (IDU) – Downlink Analysis – Uplink -Problems - Satellite Mobile Services – VSATs – Radarsat – Global Positioning Satellite System – Orbcomm. Objective Study of Satellite services and compression standards

Session No 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49

Topics to be covered Introduction – Orbital Spacings – Power Rating and Number of Transponders Frequencies and Polarization – Transponder Capacity Bit Rates for Digital Television – MPEG Compression Standards Forward Error Correction – Home Receiver Outdoor Unit (ODU) Home Receiver Indoor Unit (IDU) – Downlink Analysis Uplink -Problems Satellite Mobile Services – VSATs Radarsat – Global Positioning Satellite System Orbcomm, Problems CAT-III

Time 50m 50m 50m 50m 50m 50m 50m 50m 50m 75m

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Sub Code & Name: EC1015 SATELLITE COMMUNICATION Branch : EC Semester:VIII LP – EC1015 LP Rev. No: 03 Date: 13.12.10 Page 07 of 07

Course Delivery Plan
We ek Unit s

1 I II

2 I II

3 I II

4 I II

5 I II

6 I II

7 I II

8 I II

9 I II

10 I II

11 I II

12 I II

13 I II

14 I II

15 I II

1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 5
CAT I CAT II CAT III

Text Book 1. Dennis Roddy, Satellite Communications, McGraw-Hill Publication Third edition 2001 Reference Books 2. Timothy Pratt – Charles Bostian & Jeremy Allmuti, Satellite Communications, John Willy & Sons (Asia) Pvt. Ltd. 2004 3. Wilbur L. Pritchars Henri G.Suyder Hond Robert A.Nelson, Satellite Communication Systems Engineering, Pearson Education Ltd., Second edition 2003. 4. M.Richharia : Satellite Communication Systems (Design Principles Macmillan Press Ltd.Second Edition 2003.

Prepared by Signature Name Designation Date K.Srividhya , S.P Sivagnana Subramanian Assistant Professor 13.12.10

Approved by

Prof. E.G.Govindan HOD, Department of EC