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Embodiments of apparatus for providing distributed airborne wireless communications are provided herein. In some embodiments, a distributed communication payload includes: a payload control electronics module; an air-to-user link module to provide wireless communication links between airborne platforms and end-user devices; and an air-to-air link module to provide wireless communication links between airborne platforms; wherein the air-to-user and air-to-air link modules are subdivided into multiple sections that can be disposed on different airborne platforms.

Title
Apparatus for distributed airborne wireless communications
Application Number
14/462122
Publication Number
8897770 (B1)
Application Date
August 18, 2014
Publication Date
November 25, 2014
Inventor
John Peter Moussouris
Palo Alto
CA, US
Allan J Bruce
Scotch Plains
NJ, US
Michael Cyrus
Castle Rock
CO, US
Sergey V Frolov
New Providence
NJ, US
Agent
Alan Taboada
Moser Taboada
Assignee
Sunlight Photonics
NJ, US
IPC
H04B 7/185
H04W 84/06
H04W 4/00
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