Digital signal processing for a Ka Band satellite beacon receiver/ radiometer

Kikkert, Cornelis J., and Kenny, Owen P. (2008) Digital signal processing for a Ka Band satellite beacon receiver/ radiometer. In: Proceedings of the 2008 Australasian Telecommunications Networks and Applications Conference, pp. 128-133. From: 2008 Australasian Telecommunications Networks and Applications Conference, 7-10 December 2008, Adelaide, SA, Australia.

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Abstract

This paper describes the Digital Signal Processing (DSP) techniques required to ensure that a Ka band Satellite Beacon Receiver / Radiometer remains locked to the satellite beacon and provide a measure of both the sky noise and the attenuation caused by rain to satellite signals. To enable the receiver to stay locked to satellte beacon signals with received power levels between -110 dBm and -170 dBm, a receiver with an ultra low phase noise, an absence of spurious signals and using advanced Digital Signal Processing (DSP) techniques is required.

Item ID: 7743
Item Type: Conference Item (Refereed Research Paper - E1)
Keywords: satellite beacon receiver; radiometer; rain fade; rain attenuation; DSP; digital down conversion
ISBN: 978-1-4244-2603-4
Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2010 23:46
FoR Codes: 10 TECHNOLOGY > 1005 Communications Technologies > 100508 Satellite Communications @ 100%
SEO Codes: 86 MANUFACTURING > 8615 Instrumentation > 861503 Scientific Instruments @ 40%
96 ENVIRONMENT > 9602 Atmosphere and Weather > 960203 Weather @ 30%
89 INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION SERVICES > 8901 Communication Networks and Services > 890105 Satellite Communication Networks and Services @ 30%
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