This is an intresting read I ran across this and thought some of you folks might think it an interesting read. I was a bit surprised though, as some of the technology mentioned, is already in use by other vsat isps, I assumed that Hughes had already started to use such things, I also guess that each company puts a fancy name and twist to their coding schemes... any here ya go.
HN7000s ProPlus on a 1.2m dish, 1watt tx, sig-93 acp-82
Starband Nova 1500 on E9, on a 1.8m dish 2watt tx EbNo-11.2
Spacenet on Amc 6 ul/dl package 1024x1024 on a 1.2 m dish 4 watt tx EbNo-9.