December 14, 2020 Results of Appeal for Opinions on Draft Report of Satellite Communications System Subcommittee

Technical requirements for Ku-band non-geostationary satellite communications systems by satellite constellation using a 500 km altitude orbit as part of technical requirements for mobile satellite communications systems using non-geostationary satellites

The Satellite Communications System Subcommittee (Chief Investigator: ANDO Makoto, Professor emeritus of Tokyo Institute of Technology), Department on Information and Communications Technology, Information and Communications Council, made an appeal for opinions from Wednesday, October 28 through Thursday, November 26, 2020. This appeal was for a report drafted by the Satellite Communications System Subcommittee on technical requirements for Ku-band non-geostationary satellite communications systems by satellite constellation using a 500 km altitude polar orbit. These requirements are part of technical requirements for mobile satellite communications systems using a non-geostationary satellite.
As a result, four opinions were submitted, and the Satellite Communications System Subcommittee has decided to open the opinion to the public, along with the Satellite Communications System Subcommittee’s view on the opinions.

1. Subject of appeal for opinions

Draft Report of Satellite Communications System Subcommittee

2. Submitted opinions and Satellite Communications System Subcommittee’s view

The published material is in Japanese only.

3. Future plans

The Department on Information and Communications Technology (chaired by NISHIO Shojiro, President of Osaka University) of the Information and Communications Council will deliberate the matter in its next meeting, considering the appeal for opinions.

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