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Satellite Communications

  1. Editorial

    Satellite Communications

    Ray E. Sheriff, Anton Donner and Alessandro Vanelli-Coralli

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2008 2007:058964

    Published on: 24 January 2008

  2. Research Article

    A QoS Architecture for DVB-RCS Next Generation Satellite Networks

    The standardization of a return channel via satellite (DVB-RCS) and satellite community efforts in term of interoperability over the last few years leads to quite a positive outcome: geostationary satellite ne...

    Thierry Gayraud and Pascal Berthou

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2007 2007:058484

    Published on: 17 December 2007

  3. Research Article

    Efficient Delay Tracking Methods with Sidelobes Cancellation for BOC-Modulated Signals

    In positioning applications, where the line of sight (LOS) is needed with high accuracy, the accurate delay estimation is an important task. The new satellite-based positioning systems, such as Galileo and mod...

    Adina Burian, Elena Simona Lohan and Markku Kalevi Renfors

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2007 2007:072626

    Published on: 26 August 2007

  4. Research Article

    Advanced Fade Countermeasures for DVB-S2 Systems in Railway Scenarios

    This paper deals with the analysis of advanced fade countermeasures for supporting DVB-S2 reception by mobile terminals mounted on high-speed trains. Recent market studies indicate this as a potential profitab...

    Stefano Cioni, Cristina Párraga Niebla, Gonzalo Seco Granados, Sandro Scalise, Alessandro Vanelli-Coralli and María Angeles Vázquez Castro

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2007 2007:049718

    Published on: 26 July 2007

  5. Research Article

    Multi-Satellite MIMO Communications at Ku-Band and Above: Investigations on Spatial Multiplexing for Capacity Improvement and Selection Diversity for Interference Mitigation

    This paper investigates the applicability of multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) technology to satellite communications at the Ku-band and above. After introducing the possible diversity sources to form a MI...

    Konstantinos P. Liolis, Athanasios D. Panagopoulos and Panayotis G. Cottis

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2007 2007:059608

    Published on: 8 July 2007

  6. Research Article

    Frequency Estimation in Iterative Interference Cancellation Applied to Multibeam Satellite Systems

    This paper deals with interference cancellation techniques to mitigate cochannel interference on the reverse link of multibeam satellite communication systems. The considered system takes as a starting point t...

    J. P. Millerioux, M. L. Boucheret, C. Bazile and A. Ducasse

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2007 2007:062310

    Published on: 4 July 2007

  7. Research Article

    TCP-Call Admission Control Interaction in Multiplatform Space Architectures

    The implementation of efficient call admission control (CAC) algorithms is useful to prevent congestion and guarantee target quality of service (QoS). When TCP protocol is adopted, some inefficiencies can aris...

    Georgios Theodoridis, Cesare Roseti, Niovi Pavlidou and Michele Luglio

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2007 2007:023923

    Published on: 26 June 2007

  8. Research Article

    Capacity Versus Bit Error Rate Trade-Off in the DVB-S2 Forward Link

    The paper presents an approach to optimize the use of satellite capacity in DVB-S2 forward links. By reducing the so-called safety margins, in the adaptive coding and modulation technique, it is possible to in...

    Matteo Berioli, Christian Kissling and Rémi Lapeyre

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2007 2007:014798

    Published on: 7 May 2007

  9. Research Article

    Investigations in Satellite MIMO Channel Modeling: Accent on Polarization

    Due to the much different environment in satellite and terrestrial links, possibilities in and design of MIMO systems are rather different as well. After pointing out these differences and problems arising fro...

    Péter Horváth, George K. Karagiannidis, Peter R. King, Stavros Stavrou and István Frigyes

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2007 2007:098942

    Published on: 7 May 2007

  10. Research Article

    Burst Format Design for Optimum Joint Estimation of Doppler-Shift and Doppler-Rate in Packet Satellite Communications

    This paper considers the problem of optimizing the burst format of packet transmission to perform enhanced-accuracy estimation of Doppler-shift and Doppler-rate of the carrier of the received signal, due to re...

    Luca Giugno, Francesca Zanier and Marco Luise

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2007 2007:029086

    Published on: 6 May 2007