The project is aimed at the identification, analysis and optimisation of adaptive Fading Mitigation Techniques (FMT) together with the corresponding protocols, signalling information and formats in order to significantly increase the efficiency of future broadband DVB-RCS based satellite systems as compared to current systems.
Key issues being addressed in the study:
With optimised adaptive Fading Mitigation Techniques DVB-based satellite systems will gain a higher spectral efficiency compared to systems applying current standards. This will lead to improved satellite system capacity and throughput at satellite as well at the users' terminal side. Moreover, applying advanced FMT may increase the system's availability.
The analysis and optimisation of candidate Fade Mitigation Techniques is based on two different satellite system scenarios, the reference system scenarios:
The project activities are grouped in four major tasks and subsequently addressed in the noted order:
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The project is completed and the main results outlined below: