Reply to post: Re: Skynet not Terminator

BT and Serco among bidders competing to run Britain's unfortunately named Skynet military satellite system

John Sager

Re: Skynet not Terminator

I vaguely remember going to a lecture on Skynet-1 in the 70s. I think it used spread spectrum to multiplex the users of the transponder. Each user got 2400 bits/sec. At the time we were using 300bits/sec dial-up to our data centre for software development so that sounded like a really good deal!

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