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An aircraft based emulation platform and control model for LEO satellite antenna beam steering
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: A joint project between the KU Leuven and Stellenbosch Universities was at the time of this thesis underway to develop a space borne electronically beam steerable antenna and the associated ground-space ...
An LDPC error control strategy for low earth orbit satellite communication link applications
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2009-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Low earth orbit (LEO) satellite communication presents a unique environment which inherently di ers from most other communication channels. Due to the varying orbital patterns of LEO satellites the link ...
Java implementation of AX.25 link-layer protocol for future micro-satellites
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003-04)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This thesis investigates the viability of implementing the AX.25 protocol in Java, for satellite applications. The AX.25 protocol forms part of the Communications subsystem of a micro-satellite. It ...
Volumetric data throughput optimisation by dynamic FEC bearing frame length adaptation
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The telecommunications link between a LEO satellite and a rural ground station with a non-tracking antenna, has a strongly varying link quality and a short communications window. The satellite acts as ...