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VSAT

[′vē‚sat]
(communications)

VSAT

(communications)

VSAT

(Very Small Aperture satellite Terminal) A small earth station for satellite transmission that handles up to 56 Kbits/sec of digital transmission. VSATs that handle the T1 data rate (up to 1.544 Mbits/sec) are called "TSATs."
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sup][3] According to the KDOQI guidelines, TSAT <20% and serum ferritin concentrations <100 ng/ml were regarded as absolute iron deficiency, and TSAT <20% and serum ferritin levels >100 ng/ml was regarded as functional iron deficiency.
Although iron, TIBC, ferritin and TSAT are widely used to access iron deficiency anemia, they exhibit lar-ge variability in the context of underlying inflammat-ion of chronic kidney disease (CKD).
It could be that they're getting this from the government rather than the TSAT, so that they're spreading it (contracts) between Lockheed and Boeing," defense analyst Paul Nisbet said.
This study's thesis is that the real-time intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities provided by TSAT will not be sufficient to serve the ground-based portion of the communications network supporting NCW.
Ron Sega has stabilized space acquisition with his back-to-basics approach with a focus to deliver on time and on cause, bringing programs that were lacking, like TSAT (Transformational Satellite) and NPOESS, (National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System) back on track.
During the interim period, Jewel Price Ross, secretary/treasurer of TSAT, assumed the duties of journal editor from November of 1957 through February of 1958.
Global Vigilance (Space): Upgrade and secure GPS; develop and deploy SBIR, TSAT, and SR; and ensure continued and timely access to space.
To ensure its integration efforts are successful, the TSAT program is planning to demonstrate critical technologies at TRL 6 when key integration tests are conducted in fiscal year 2007, use the results of its first round of integration tests to refine testing during the second, more comprehensive round, conduct a series of independent tests to verify results of contractor testing, and assess the results of the main integration tests before making a decision to enter the production development phase.
To give you an idea of the speed and situational awareness the TSAT will provide, consider this: transmitting a Global Hawk image over a current Milstar II, as we do today, takes over 12 minutes.