Chair: Hiroyasu Ishikawa (Nihon Univ.)
Vice Chair: Tetsushi Ikegami (Meiji Univ.) , Takana Kaho(SIT)
Secretary: Megumi Shibuya (KDDI Research) , Takuya Okura (NICT)
Assistant: Daisuke Goto (NTT), Yuki Koizumi(NHK)

The aim of the committee

The technical committee on Satellite Communications aims to contribute in advancement and development of satellite communications technologies with making reports and discussions on research activities and promoting exchange between researchers and engineers.

Area of interest

The area of interest is stated as below

Satellite communications (fixed-satellite communications, mobile satellite communications, inter-satellite communications, deep space communications)
Satellite broadcasting(BS, mobile broadcasting)
Satellite-ground integrated communications system
Satellite sensor network

Below technologies are included in the above area

Elementary technologies modulation and demodulation, coding, and access technologies network protocol (TCP/IP protocol for satellites)
resource control and management technologies satellite orbit and attitude control
signal processing technologies security technologies
satellite based positioning and location information technologies quantum communications and quantum cryptography technologies
network control and management technologies optical communication technologies

System technologies Satellite system (satellite system and link design, system concepts) geostationary orbit systems
network technologies (network architecture, mobility support) non-geostationary orbit systems
on-board devices and equipment (antennas, transceiver circuits, signal processing and control circuits, IC, LSI) earth station equipment and mobile terminals (antennas, transceiver circuits, signal processing and control circuits, IC, LSI)
frequency sharing

Applications satellite-ground integrated services
(cell phones and GPS combined services)

ubiquitous services
(environment sensing, location information and positioning services, automated control, livelihood support)
communications and broadcasting integrated services remote learning and remote medical care
satellite internet digital divide provisions
disaster countermeasures and preventions flying objects applied communications systems (such as HAPS)

For questions or comments

Contact(E-mail): Secretary of technical committee


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