Microwave Journal Feb Satellite and Radio Communications Issue Available Online
Microwave Journal has published their Feb Satellite and Radio Communications issue online featuring new antenna technologies and a story on the history and evolution of the Iridium LEO satellite system for global mobile communications.
After a bold yet inauspicious start, Iridium has become the largest and longest running commercial satellite communications system fully in operation and the only network that offers global coverage. The current generation constellation, Iridium NEXT, provides voice, data and video services for users on land, sea and air.
The Iridium technical article reviews the history and architecture of the system including a look at the space and ground segments equipment. It also reviews the user equipment and applications plus outlook on the technology.
Other articles describe new antenna technologies for high frequency applications including a wideband dielectric resonator antenna array and new polyrod antenna design for mmWave applications. Also included are articles on the characterization of RF/microwave cables and imaging radars for all weather views of the world around us.
Learn more about the details of the Iridium system and new antenna technologies featured in the Microwave Journal Feb issue. Free subscriptions are available to those involved in the industry and academia. Visit www.microwavejournal.com for more information and other articles, news and products.