W.L. Pritchard & Co., L.C.
2228 Q Street N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20008
Engineering & Systems Design
For a program aimed at utilities industries, W. L. Pritchard & Co., L.C. designed a system of LEO satellites for remote meter reading and billing services, and then identified potential manufacturers and launch vehicles. The satellites trigger meter transceivers to transmit energy-use data to be downloaded to master contact sites.
For non-geostationary satellite network operator, W.L. Pritchard & Co., L.C. defined means to reconfigure the orbit geometry to reduce the number of operating satellites while maintaining high service over specified geographic regions.
W. L. Pritchard & Co., L.C. assisted a broadcast television company with satellite procurement negotiations, completing technical audits to ensure that available payload capabilities matched the client's business plan and evaluating contractual elements such as technical specifications and the proposed milestone schedule.
For an international services provider, W. L. Pritchard & Co., L.C. identified the operational configuration that maximized use of satellite transponder capacity while honoring the bandwidth constraints laid down in inter-satellite coordination agreements.