Satellite communication is a form of wireless communication that covers large area and long distance using satellites as repeaters. Course prerequisite is digital communication. In this course the participants will get the basic technical knowledge of orbital dynamics, subsystems used in space segment and ground segment, power and bandwidth requirement, effect of the transmission medium, other impairments and techniques to mitigate them, regulatory aspect and standards, and some value added examples.
Dr. K. Bandyopadhyay has over thirty five years of experience in the field of satellite communication at Space Applications Centre of Indian Space Research Organisation. For past eight years he is a visiting Professor at Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering Department of Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur.