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 Satellite School (Sorted By Popularity) Satellite Orbits A short article explaining the different types of orbit satellites use, and the advantages and disadvantages of each. Satellite Communications Masterclasses Satellite Link and Interference Analysis and Satellite Frequency Coordination and ITU Radio Regulations Masterclass Introduction To Link Budgets An introduction to link budgets, covering the basic formulae complete with examples. Radio Waves And The Electromagnetic Spectrum A short article explaining the basics about waves and the electromagnetic spectrum. Introduction To The dB A short article explaining what the dB is and why it is used. Article contains examples. >> more
 Presentations (Sorted By Popularity) Lecture 1, General Principles This is the first in a series of general satcom tutorial lectures submitted by RPC Telecommunications. Lecture 3, Earth Segment This is the third in the series of general satcom tutorial lectures submitted by RPC Telecommunications. Lecture 2, Space Segment This is the second in the series of general satcom tutorial lectures submitted by RPC Telecommunications. Satellite Coordination Calculation & Software A lecture covering satellite coordination calculation. Both the software, and manual sides of calculation are covered. Coordination For Satellite Networks Covers topics including Satellite Coordination Background, Satellite - Terrestrial and Satellite - Satellite Coordination and the role of the ITU in coordination. >> more
 Calculators (Sorted By Popularity) Calculate Azimuth And Elevation Angles Simply input the Earth Station Latitude and Longitude, and then the Satellite Latitude and Longitude, and this calculator calculates the Azimuth angle, the Elevation Angle, and the Range. Antenna Diameter, Efficiency, Gain or Frequency Calculator Simply input three of the fields Antenna Diameter, Efficiency, Gain or Frequency and the other field will be calculated automatically for you. System Noise Temperature And G/T Calculator Input component noise and gain figures and calculate total system noise temperature and G/T values. Conversion Calculator Convert values to dBs, frequency to wavelength, noise dB to noise temperature and degrees to degree, minute, seconds.
 Software (Sorted By Popularity) Satmaster Pro Software Tool for link budgets, satellite aiming, modified polar mounts, dual feeds and sun outage prediction. SatSoft Satellite Antenna Design Software SATSOFT is used for communication satellite antenna design, analysis, and coverage planning. Quickly assess antenna coverage and gain, conduct antenna trade studies, develop shaped beam and multibeam antenna designs, and perform other satellite payload engineering tasks. Sat-Coord For visual browsing of ITU space database files, intersystem interference calculation, intersystem frequency overlap analysis and frequency coordination support.
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 Links Satcom Masterclasses Satellite Link and Interference Analysis and Satellite Frequency Coordination and ITU Radio Regulations Masterclass Custom Satcom Training RPC Telecommunications have developed a host of satcom training material, including many articles on this site. For custom training, or more specific/advanced training look no further. Satellite Signals Satellite Signals is a technical information site in the UK providing a satellite dish pointing angle calculator with azimuth angles relative to magnetic north, list of satellites, link budget calculator, broadband high speed direct two way internet access via satellite and general VSAT information.