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Operational results of the Q/V band satellite ground station in Graz/ Austria

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Schmidt, Michael Schmidt, Ebert, J. and Castro, R.

Commercial Space Applications: Transformation, Fusion and Competition , 1/2016

Abstract:

The paper summarizes the results of the first 2,5 years of operation of the Q/V ground station in Graz / Austria. The experiments were performed on Alphasat under ESA contract using the Aldo Paraboni Payload on-board. The paper presents consolidated results on the dimensioning and operation of this technology demonstration Q/V Band system, including ACM strategies and other fade mitigation techniques.