Radio Resource Management for Next Generation DVB-RCS Systems

  • A. Pietrabissa
  • C. Baudoin

The EU-funded IST FP6 Satellite-based communications systems within IPv6 (SATSIX) project aims to study, implement and validate innovative concepts and cost-effective solutions for broadband satellite systems relying on DVB-RCS/S2 standards and services. This paper presents a description of the Radio Resource Management protocols and algorithms developed so far. The major objective is to propose efficient resource management for satellite systems using Fade Mitigation Techniques to face deep fading caused by the attenuation and scintillation effects of atmospheric gas, clouds, rain and melting. The procedures will be simulated as well as tested and evaluated via a satellite emulation testbed developed within the project.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Pietrabissa
    • 1
  • C. Baudoin
    • 2
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica (DIS)Università degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza”RomeItaly
  2. 2.Thales Alenia SpaceToulouse Cedex 1France

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