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September 2017 Edition

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This Month's Features Include:
Dispatches Part I
Information & News, by the Editors   Read

Dispatches Part II
Information & News, by the Editors   Read

The HPA Corner: Soon All Payloads in GEO Could be Hosted Payloads
by John Lymer, Chief Architect, Robots and Automation, Space Systems Loral (SSL)   Read

For Emergency Responders...Network Resiliency Should Be Sky-High
By Tony Bardo, Assistant Vice President — Government Solutions at Hughes Network Systems and Senior Contributor   Read

Presenting Military Comms Expertise — Innovation is the Key to Success in the Warfighting Domain
by Maryann Lawlor, Director of Communications, AFCEA International   Read

Technically Speaking: Switching Between Satellites with Different Polarization Types
by Dr. John Ness, Founder and Chief Technical Officer, and Marshall Lewis, RF Engineer, EM Solutions   Read

Understanding the Realities of Implementing A Hosted Payload Program at a University
by Ryan Schradin, Executive Editor, Government Satellite Report, and Senior Contributor   Read

The Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GDMSS)
The GMDSS Task Force   Read

Fighting Organized Crime On The High Seas — An ImageSat International Innovation Focus
by Ori Zeisel, Business Development and Product Manager, ImageSat International   Read

An Army Warfighting Experiment With Slingshot — A Spectra Group Focus
by Simon Davies, Chief Executive Officer, Spectra Group (UK) Ltd., and Senior Contributor   Read

Supporting NGOs: A Conversation With...
Ms. Véronique Mortier, Key Account Manager, Speedcast   Read

ALSO AVAILABLE: September's SatMagazine
Satellite Innovations, Europe, SatBroadcasting/SatOTT, Antennas
Information & News, by the Editors   Read

Innovation: How Does Your Company Measure Up?
by Lisa Kuo, Head of Commercial Programs + Business Development, The Aerospace Corporation   Read

The Internet of Things Is Out of this World—A Globecomm Perspective
A Q&A with Julie McGowan, Senior Director, IoT and Wireless Sales, Globecomm   Read

With an Eye to the Future—A NOORSAT Perspective
by Omar Shoter, Chief Executive Officer, NOORSAT   Read

The Forrester Report: The Big Four Results... perhaps the hard times are over...
by Chris Forrester, Senior Contributor   Read

Collision — The Real Risks: A Space Data Association Perspective
by Dr. Mark Dickinson, Chairman, The Space Data Association (SDA)   Read

Rethinking Satellite Services: The Need For Simplicity
with Bill Marks, Kymeta Chief Commercial Officer, and Mark Rasmussen, Intelsat Vice President and General Manager, Mobility   Read

Innovation: The Changing Picture of Broadcast—A Newtec SatBroadcasting™ Perspective
by Hans Massart, Broadcast Market Director, Newtec   Read

The Ever Increasing Use Of Satellite Broadcasting for Live Events: An ETL Systems SatBroadcasting™ Focus
by Andrew Bond, Sales and Marketing Director, ETL Systems   Read

Innovation: Smallsat Autonomous Formation Flying—A Space Flight Laboratory of Toronto Focus
by Kevin P. Corbley   Read

Innovation: There’s Something Fishy Going On In Norway—A Bridge Technologies Focus
by Simen Frostad, Chaiman, Bridge Technologies   Read

The Evolution of Uplink Amplifier Technology—A SpacePath Perspective
by Newton Burnett, Chief Technical Officer and Co-Founder, Spacepath   Read

Innovation: How Satellites Will Revolutonize 5G—An Arralis Perspective
by Mike Gleaves, Group CTO, Arralis   Read

Innovation: Optical Communications Ground Network—A BridgeSat Perspective
by Joseph Campagna, Senior Vice President, Operations, BridgeSat Inc.   Read

The Future: Where Do Independent Teleports Fit In? An STN Perspective
by Tomaz Lovsin, Chief Technical Officer, STN   Read

SatBroadcasting™: Encoder Enhancement Eases DVB-S2 Switch Over—A 2wcom Case in Point
by Anke Schneider, Sales PR & Marketing, 2wcom Systems GmbH, and Frédéric Bourgeais, Technical Director, SAS Radiou Alouette   Read

Streaming Video — How It Works. A Vimond Media Solutions Focus
by Andreas Helland, Chief Commercial Officer, Vimond Media Solutions   Read

Earth Observation via Smallsats — Major Moves: An Orbit Communications Overview
by Stav Gizunterman, Vice President R&D, Orbit Communications Systems   Read

The Future of Smallsat Antennas...A Roccor Perspective
by Chris Pearson, Vice President of Space Products, Roccor   Read

Innovation: Keeping the Rainforests of Guatemala Safe—An Astrosat Perspective
by Dan Ghatoray, Business and Innovation Analyst, Astrosat   Read

Making Home Feel a Lot Closer for Expats Across Europe: A Broadcasting Insight
by Arthur Kulbatzki, Chief Executive Officer, bobbles   Read

Innovation: A Satellite Ground Station In a Box
A GateHouse Telecom Focus   Read

Innovation: Tackling the Waste Crime Wave — Space Super Sleuths; An Air and Space Evidence Focus
by Ray Purdy, Director, Air and Space Evidence   Read

Is the Satellite Imagery World Ready to Welcome the Commercial World? A Black Sky Perspective
by Rakesh Narasimhan, Chief Operating Officer, Spaceflight Industries   Read

Advancements In Transportable Earth Stations: The Driving Forces Of Change—An AvL Technoloiges Perpsective
by Bryan Kerns, Director of Strategic Business Development, AvL Technologies   Read

Understanding and Improving the ROI of VSAT Networks
by Robert Bell, Executive Director, World Teleport Association (WTA), and Juan C. Sanchez, CEO, Integrasys   Read

A New Technology Contender for TWTAs? A Terrasat Perpsective
by Ron Merritt, Regional Vice President of Business Development for Euopre, Middle East and Africa, Terrasat Communications   Read

Innovation: Differentiation Through Performances—A Phasor Focus
by David Helfgott, Chief Executive Officer, Phasor   Read

Innovation: Beam Hopping — The Next-Generation Satellite Technology; A SatixFy Spotlight
by Gil Shacham, SatixFy   Read

Bulking Up the Business Case for GEO-HTS: An NSR Analysis
by Blaine Curcio, Prinicpal Analyst, NSR Japan   Read

Innovation: Solar Array Success for SSL Implementation—A Space Systems Loral Focus
by Dr. Matteo Genna, Chief Technology Officer and Vice President, Product Strategy and Development, Space Systems Loral (SSL)   Read

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