xxviii, 309 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography, etc. Note
Bibliography: pages 273-280.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction: The Impact of Space Communication on International Telecommunication Law and Policy Background Information: Historical and Technical Radio and the Geostationary Satellite Orbit: the Rationale for Regulation The Nature of Radio Radio and the Principle of Harmful Interference The Geostationary Orbit The Issue of Orbital Crowding Collision Probabilities in the GSO Area of Visibility, Service Area, and Coverage Area Frequency Congestion Technologies and Techniques for More Effective Use of the GSO Signal Polarization Reverse Bandworking Advanced Antenna Design Orbit Sectorization Spectrum Segmentation Development of New Services Intersatellite Links Multiple-Access Techniques Use of Higher Frequencies Space Platforms and Multipurpose Satellites Regulatory Techniques The International Telecommunication Union and the Regulation of Radio: Origins and Evolution The International Telegraph Union The 1865 Paris Telegraph Conference The 1868 Vienna Telegraph Conference The 1871 Rome Telegraph Conference The 1875 St. Petersburg Telegraph Conference The 1885 Berlin Telegraph Conference The 1903 Berlin Preliminary Radio Conference The International Radiotelegraph Union The 1906 Berlin Radiotelegraph Conference The 1912 London Radiotelegraph Conference Post-World War I Non-Union Meetings The Radio Protocol of 1919 The 1920 Washington Preliminary Conference The 1921 Paris Technical Committee.