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Software Defined Radio Baseband Processing for ESA ESEO Mission

Bartram, P, Bridges, Christopher, Bowman, D and Shirville, G (2017) Software Defined Radio Baseband Processing for ESA ESEO Mission AMSAT Journal, 2017 (Jul/Au). pp. 15-21.

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The European Student Earth Orbiter (ESEO) is a micro-satellite mission to low Earth orbit and is being developed, integrated, and tested by European university students as an ESA Education Office project. AMSAT-UK and Surrey Space Centre are contributing to the mission with a transceiver and transponder similar to that of FUNcube-1 with the addition of utilising a Atmel AT32 processor for packet software-redundancy, baseband processing, forward error correction, and packet forming; acting as a step towards software defined radio using low MIPS automotive microprocessors. As on the FUNcube-1 satellite, the telemetry formats and encoding schemes presented utilize a large ground network of receivers on the VHF downlink and conforms to 1200 bps and a new 4800 bps redundant downlink for the rest of the spacecraft. The uplink is on L-band using bespoke partial-CCSDS frames.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Electronic Engineering
Authors :
Bartram, P
Bowman, D
Shirville, G
Date : 8 May 2017
DOI : 10.1109/AERO.2017.7943952
Copyright Disclaimer : Copyright 2017 AMSAT. Reproduced here with permission of the publisher.
Uncontrolled Keywords : Payloads, Software, Power harmonic filters, Telemetry, Downlink, Binary phase shift keying, Space vehicles
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Date Deposited : 21 Sep 2017 13:04
Last Modified : 06 Jul 2019 05:24

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