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Assessment of the "Globalstar" constellation and related limitation of subscribers services

Personal mobile satellite communication system Globalstar has 18 years of developement history. During this time different events strongly influenced the shape of this communication system. During the initial deployment, engeneers provided vast amount of technical information about system, allowing it to judge it's capabilities. However recently after the announcement of next generation constellation Globalstar-2 the flow of technical information has declined significantly. Conducted by of January 2016 analysis gives an idea of current constellation status and related restrictions in the subscribers services. All results in this report are obtained by computer the simulation, on the basis of raw publicly available data.
Aleksandre
AkimovChief specialist, CSRI of economics informatics and management systems
Vadim
ChazovSAI MSU, senior research, doctor science
Leonid
KurakhtenkovHead of the laboratory at SRD MTUCI, Ph.D.
Svyatoslav
SmirnovLeading Engineer JSC "RTComm.RU"
Keywords:
Low Earth Orbit, satellite communication system, constellation, satellite vehicle failure, uninterrupted connectivity, latency or delay, coverage, Globalstar
Published: Communication Technologies & Equipment Magazine #1, 2016

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