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Causes of Signal Impairment

  • S. Tirró

Abstract

The quality of the received signal may be impaired by many causes, such as noise, equipment distortions and/or mismatching, spectrum truncation, interference, propagation delay, and echo. All these causes are discussed extensively in this chapter, whereas other causes impairing the transmission of digital signals, such as modem imperfections, will be discussed in Chapter 10.

Keywords

Propagation Delay Shot Noise Noise Temperature Pulse Code Modulation Satellite Communication System 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Tirró
    • 1
  1. 1.Space Engineering S.r.1RomaItaly

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