A Case Study in User Capacity Planning for Low Earth Orbit Communication Satellite

Maulana Ali Arifin and Nova Maras Nurul Khamsah (2018) A Case Study in User Capacity Planning for Low Earth Orbit Communication Satellite. 2018 IEEE ICARES.

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Abstract

Nowadays, Indonesia as archipelago country is focusing on strengthening their competitive advantage in boosting the capability and development of satellite technology especially in providing communication link for rural area in Indonesia. Currently, low earth orbit satellites constellation is the best choice to complement terrestrial networks, and one of the most important process of the communication satellite design is user capacity planning. In the proposed design, user capacity planning became a determining factor whether the satellite is feasible to be implemented. With benchmarking to TELESAT Low Earth Orbit (LEO), this paper aims to calculate and analyze user capacity in proposed low earth orbit communication satellite design using throughput calculation. The result of this communication satellite planning can provide services up to 74,746 user uplinks and 9,753 user downlinks. This paper also explores power variations of the power transmission which able to confirms the feasibility of the proposed design, where the user capacity in the lowest power scenario is 25,299 user uplinks and 6,705 user downlinks.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Publikasi Non LAPAN
Uncontrolled Keywords: —capacity planning, throughput, communication satellite, low earth orbit
Subjects: Teknologi Penerbangan > Penguasaan, Pengembangan dan Perekayasaan > Teknologi Satelit
Divisions: Deputi Teknologi Penerbangan Dan Antariksa > Pusat Teknologi Satelit
Depositing User: Een Rohaeni
Date Deposited: 05 Mar 2021 02:51
Last Modified: 06 Mar 2021 06:38
URI: http://repositori.lapan.go.id/id/eprint/386

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