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Broadband access terabit/s satellite concepts

Bousquet, M, Radzik, J, Jeannin, N, Castanet, L, Thompson, P and Evans, B (2011) Broadband access terabit/s satellite concepts 29th AIAA International Communications Satellite Systems Conference 2011, ICSSC-2011.

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Abstract

This paper aims at presenting different concepts for a broadband access satellite. A hybrid system using Q/V-bands on the feeder links and Ka-band on the user links has been considered. European coverage with a large number of beams allows a large frequency reuse factor depending on the number of colors of the cluster pattern. The use of Q/V band for the feeder links requires site diversity to counteract the strong tropospheric fading occurring at Q/V band and to obtain acceptable link availability. The paper gives an overview of the various trade-offs for frequency-reuse scenarios, size and number of beams, number of gateways, site diversity options and gateway handover. © 2011 by Prof. Michel Bousquet. Published by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Inc.

Item Type: Article
Authors :
NameEmailORCID
Bousquet, MUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Radzik, JUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Jeannin, NUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Castanet, LUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Thompson, Pp.thompson@surrey.ac.ukUNSPECIFIED
Evans, Bb.evans@surrey.ac.ukUNSPECIFIED
Date : 1 December 2011
Identification Number : https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2011-8080
Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 17 May 2017 12:58
Last Modified : 17 May 2017 15:07
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/837444

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