This workshop gathers the results of several ARTES funded activities in the S-band domain. The event will bring together industry and operators interested in S-band with the aim of fostering communication and exchanging ideas for the future of S-band in Europe.
The workshop will provide a forum for systems operators, equipment suppliers, researchers and end users to focus on Satcom User Terminal Antennas. It will identify the future market trends, needs and requirements, anticipated by players in the Satcom market.
Specifications for the second generation of the digital video broadcasting-return channel satellite (DVB-RCS) standard have been approved and published under the name RCS2. A wide panel of experts participated in this two-year effort, one of the largest efforts ever undertaken in satellite communications standardisation.