Two Varieties of Satellites: Bent Pipe & Processing & Microwaves in Satellite Transmissions

Two Varieties of Satellites:  Bent Pipe & Processing

There are basically two types of satellites. Bent Pipe & Processing Satellites.

The most common type uses a form of “bent pipe” communications.  In a bent pipe type of satellite, the uplink signals are received at very low power in one frequency band.  They are then simply amplified and transmitted back down to the […]

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Satellite Orbits, Spacecraft Design, as Related to the Satellite Circuit

Welcome to the first title in Understanding Satellite Communications, a Five-Part DVD based training series on satellite communication. In this program, Essential Satellite Communications we will explain and illustrate the following:

The Satellite Circuit; the pathway of all satellite communications.
Satellite Orbits, Spacecraft Design, as related to the satellite circuit.
Two Varieties of Satellites: Bent Pipe & Processing
Satellite Frequency Bands: Where satellite transmissions […]

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