• Design and construction of a modem for satellite use 

      Van Wyk, Hendrik Petrus Daniel (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: In this thesis the design and testing of the baseband components of a modem intended for use as a telemetry and control link for a low earth orbit satellite is presented. This includes parts of the ...
    • Design of a mobile field station for LEO satellite communications 

      Erasmus, J. M. (Johan Michiel) (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2000-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This document describes the breadboard design and practical evaluation of a mobile field station, capable of communicating with the SUNSAT micro satellite. A study of existing satellite communication ...
    • The design of a telemetry system for Grumeti reserves 

      Labuschagne, Adriaan S. (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2006-03)
      This thesis covers the design and development of a radio telemetry system to assist in management of the Grumeti reserves. This was accomplished through the integration of a digital data transmission system into the ...
    • Investigation of a high-speed serial bus between satellite subsystems 

      Retief, Francois (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The aim of this thesis is to investigate the implementation of a high-speed serial bus based on the IEEE Std 1394-1995 specification for use in a microsatellite. Earth observation microsatellites carry ...
    • Ondersoek na die gebruik van CAN in 'n laespoed kommunikasie stelsel vir 'n volgende generasie SUNSAT mikro satelliet 

      Steyn, C. H. (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 1999-12)
      ENGLISH SUMMARY: The communication structure of the current SUNSAT 1 micro satellite employs a parallel architecture, which consists of a number of different unique interfaces. The current system however has some undesirable ...
    • Satellite data transmission by means of a multi-channel system 

      Smith, David (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2006-12)
      The aim of this thesis is to find an a ordable and upgradeable manner of increasing the data rate of current satellite systems. The compression, modulation and amplification techniques and telecommunication regulations ...
    • Software modem for a software defined radio system 

      Smuts, Matthys (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2007-03)
      The use of older and slower protocols has become increasingly difficult to justify due to the rapid pace at which telecommunications are advancing. To keep up to date with the latest technologies, the communications ...