System supports telephony, synchronous and asynchronous data
communications directly between remote terminals anywhere in the system.
Each remote terminal can be in simultaneous communication with several
(Network Control System) manages and controls the network and performs
the satellite DAMA functions. Central processing and database facilities
in conjunction with operator consoles and remote monitor and control
facilities handle these functions.
The Voice circuits
between Remote terminals are established on demand, as dictated by the
user dialing sequence, under the control of the centralized DAMA
processing equipment of the NCS (Network Control System) and the
satellite channels are allocated only for the duration of these