This paper briefly describes the MARISAT Satellite Communications system and covers details of a shipboard terminal which is now being produced. Particular attention is given to ship terminal antenna stabilization problems and their solution. Installation problems are dealt with including a description of a typical installation. Calibrating and operating procedures are described and finally the economies of the new system from the shipowner's standpoint are discussed.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Symposium Papers, RTCM St. Louis Assembly Meeting, April 28-30, 1975, with the participation of Water Resources Congress, Volume 3, Ship Collision Avoidance Techniques and Maritime Satellite Communication Systems.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Radio Technical Commission for Marine Services

    P.O. Box 19087
    Washington, DC  United States  20036
  • Authors:
    • Kelly, T J
  • Publication Date: 1975-4

Media Info

  • Pagination: 7 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00127038
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Radio Technical Commission for Marine Services
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 5 1975 12:00AM