EVALUATION OF MARITIME SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS FOR INLAND WATERWAYS

The report describes an evaluation of experimental voice, teletype and facsimile communications between an inland waterways towing vessel on the Mississippi River and its home office through NASA's ATS-3 satellite using VHF requencies. The experiment concluded that such communications are technically feasible but lacked conclusive data to demonstrate economic benefit. (Author)

  • Corporate Authors:

    General Electric Corporate Research & Development

    Schenectady, NY  USA 
  • Authors:
    • Anderson, R E
  • Publication Date: 1973-1-31

Media Info

  • Pagination: 78 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00048095
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: GE-SRD-73-038 Final Rpt
  • Contract Numbers: MA-3-36216
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 14 1975 12:00AM