Satellite Technology Glossary

Satellite Technology Glossary

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There are 177 names in this directory beginning with the letter I.
I/O
Input/Output

I&D
Integrate and Dump Detection

IAAB
Inter-American Association of Broadcasting

IAE
AInternational Atomic Energy Agency

IAF
International Astronautical Federation

IAGA
International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy

IAGC
Instantaneous Automatic Gain Control

IAI
Initial Address Information

IAP
Initial Acquisition Phase

IARU
International Amateur Radio Union

IAT
Intermediate Attitude Trim

IATA
International Air Transport Association

IATE
International Accounting and Traffic Analysis Equipment

IAU
International Astronomical Union

IB
Input Buffer

IBC
Interface Buffer Controller

IBI
Intergovernmental Bureau for Informatics

IBRD
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank)

IBS
Intelsat Business Services

IBS/FT
Intelsat Business Service Full Time

IBTO
International Broadcasting and Television Organization

IC
Index Correction

ICAO
International Civil Aviation Organization

ICB
Incoming Call Barred

ICC
Intelsat Communications Center

ICDSC
International Conference on Digital Satellite Communications

ICI
International Commission on Illumination

ICN
Idle Channel Noise

ICON
Intelsat Information and Communications Network

ICPO
International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol)

ICRP
International Commission on Radiological Protection

ICS
International Chamber of Shipping

ICSA
Intelsat Computer Systems Architecture document

ICSAB
International Civil Service Advisory Board

ICSU
International Council of Scientific Unions

ICW
Interrupted Carrier Wave

ID
Identification

IDA
International Development Association

IDB
Integrated Data Base

IDC
Image Dissector Camera

IDCC
International Data Communications Center

IDCP
International Data Collecting Platform

IDDD
International Direct Distance Dialing

IDF
Intermediate Distribution Frame

IDN
Integrated Digital Network

IDP
Integrated Data Processing

IDR
Intermediate Data Rate

IDTV
Improved Definition TV

IE
Index Error

IEA
International Energy Agency

IEC
International Electrotechnical Commission

IEE
Institute of Electrical Engineers (UK)

IEEE
Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (USA)

IEEIE
Institute of Electrical and Electronic Incorporated Engineers

IERE
Institution of Electronics and Radio Engineers

IES
Incoming Echo Suppressor

IESS
Intelsat Earth Station Standards

IETEL
Instituto Ecuatoriano de Telecomunicaciones (Ecuador)

IEU
Interface Electronics Unit

IEV
International Electrotechnical Vocabulary

IF
Intermediate Frequency

IFA
Intermediate Frequency Amplifier

IFD
In-Flight Disconnects

IFE
Intelsat Furnished Equipment

IFF
Intensity Fluctuation Factor

IFIP
International Federation for Information Processing

IFL
Inter-Facility Link

IFOV
Instantaneous Field of View

IFR
Instrument Flight Rules

IFRB
International Frequency Registration Board (ITU)

IFS
Intelsat Financial System

IFTC
International Film and Television Council

IGFET
Insulated-Gate Field Effect Transistor

IGOSS
Integrated Global Ocean Station System

IGRF
International Geomagnetic Reference Field

IIC
Individual Interactive Commanding

IICM
Intelsat Intersystem Coordination Manual

IISL
International Institute of Space Law

ILC
Inter-Link Controller (Timeplex Card)

ILD
Injection Laser Diode

ILS
Integrated Logistical Support

IM
Intelsat Management

IMC
International Maintenance Center

IMD
Intermodulation Distortion

IMMED
Immediate

IMO
International Maritime Organization (formerly IMCO)

IMP
Interface Message Processor

IMPATT
Impact Avalanche Transit Time (diode)

IMPD
Impedance

IMUX
Input Multiplexer

in_
Square inch

in/s
Inches per second

INAG
Ionospheric Network Advisory Group

INC
Inclination

INCATEL
Instituto Centroamericano de Telecomunicaciones (Central American Institute of Telecommunications)

INJ
Injector

INMARSAT
International Maritime Satellite Organization

INSAT
Domestic Satellite Network (India)

INTEL
Instituto Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (Panama)

INTELPOST
Name of international organization created to conduct experimental electronic mail transmissions

INTELSAT
International Telecommunications Satellite Organization

INTERCOSMOS
International Research Satellites (Russian Federation)

INTERSPUTNIK
International Space Telecommunication Organization (Russian Federation)

INUKSAT
Domestic Satellite System (proposed by Denmark)

IOB
Inter-Organization Board for Information Systems and Related Activities

IOC
Input/Output Controller

IOCTF
Intelsat Operations Center TDMA Facility

IOO
Inclined Orbit Operation

IOR
Indian Ocean Region

IOT
In-Orbit Test

IOTA
Intelsat Online Transaction Access

IOTE
In-Orbit Test Equipment

IP
Index Pulse

IPA
Intermediate Power Amplifier

IPCE
Interface Power Conditioning Electronics

IPDC
International Program for Development of Communications

IPG
Index Pulse Generator

IPP
International Phototelegraph Position

IPS
Input Processing and Service request generation block

IPTC
International Press Telecommunications Council

IPU
Information Processing Ability

IR
Information Rate

IRB
Inoperative Reference Burst

IRE
Institute of Radio Engineers

IRIG
Inter-Range Instrumentation Group

IRLS
Interrogation, Recording and Location System

IRP
International Routing Plan

IRS
Information Receiving Station

IRTV
Infra-Red Thermal Vacuum

IRU
Indefeasible Right of Use

IS
Information Separator

ISAS
Institute of Space and Aeronautical Science (Japan)

ISB
Independent Side Band

ISC
Intelsat Service Center

ISCC
International Service Coordination Center

ISCOM
Satellite for Communication Technology (India)

ISCS
Integrated Satellite Conrol Systems

ISEE
International Sun-Earth Explorers

ISF
International Shipping Federation

ISIS
International Satellite for Ionospheric Studies (USA/Canada)

ISL
Inter Satellite Link

ISM
Industrial, Scientific, and Medical Applications

ISMC
International Switching Maintenance Center

ISO
International Standards Organization

ISP
Specific Impulse

ISPC
International Sound Program Center

ISPO
Intelsat Spacecraft Project Office

ISPRS
International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing

ISR
Intelsat System Record

ISRO
Space Research Organization (India)

ISS
Information Sending Station

IST
Integrated System Test

ISTC
Integrated System Test Complex

ISTN
Integrated Switching and Transmission Network

ISU
Independent Signal Unit

ITA
Independent Television Authority (UK)

ITAF
Intelsat Technical Annex Facility

ITALSAT
Italian Communication Satellite System (Domestic Service - Italy)

ITC
International Television Center

ITCC
International Technical Control Center

ITDB
Integrated Traffic Data Base

ITE
International Telephone Exchange

ITM
International Transmission Maintenance

ITMC
International Transmission Maintenance Center

ITOS
Improved TIROS Operational Satellite (NDAA - USA)

ITPC
International Television Program Center

ITPR
Infrared Temperature Profile Radiometer

ITR
Intelsat Test Record

ITS
Insertion Test Signal

ITT
International Telephone and Telegraph Company (USA)

ITU
International Telecommunications Union

IUCAF
Inter-Union Commission on Allocation of Frequencies for Radio Astronomy and Space Science

IUE
International Ultraviolet Explorer

IUGG
International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics

IUPAP
International Union of Pure and Applied Physics

IUS
Inertial Upper Stage

IXC
Interexchange Carrier