A brief historical review of maritime satellite communication developments in both Europe and the United States is presented. Emphasis is on related activities in Great Britain. Two systems called MARISAT and MAROTS are compared, and the impact of their differences is discussed. Industrial viewpoints are assessed.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Proceedings of the International Conference on Communications Equipment and Systems, Brighton, England, June 8-11, 1976.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Institution of Electrical Engineers

    Savoy Place
    London WC2R 0BL, NY  England  10016-5997
  • Authors:
    • Willett, R
  • Conference:
  • Publication Date: 1976

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 7
  • Serial:
    • Issue Number: 139

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00168300
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 29 1978 12:00AM