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The role of margin in link design and optimization

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dc.contributor.author Cheung, K.
dc.date.accessioned 2016-07-20T16:37:26Z
dc.date.available 2016-07-20T16:37:26Z
dc.date.issued 2015-03-07
dc.identifier.citation IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, Montana, March 7-14, 2015 en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 15-0025
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/45675
dc.description.abstract Link analysis is a system engineering process in the design, development, and operation of communication systems and networks. Link models that are mathematical abstractions representing the useful signal power and the undesirable noise and attenuation effects (including weather effects if the signal path transverses through the atmosphere) that are integrated into the link budget calculation that provides the estimates of signal power and noise power at the receiver. Then the link margin is applied which attempts to counteract the fluctuations of the signal and noise power to ensure reliable data delivery from transmitter to receiver. (Link margin is dictated by the link margin policy or requirements.) en_US
dc.description.sponsorship NASA/JPL en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2015 en_US
dc.title The role of margin in link design and optimization en_US
dc.type Preprint en_US


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