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Measurement of the L-band air-to-ground channel for positioning applications

Schneckenburger, Nicolas and Jost, Thomas and Shutin, Dmitriy and Walter, Michael and Thiasiriphet, Thanawat and Schnell, Michael and Fiebig, U.-C. (2017) Measurement of the L-band air-to-ground channel for positioning applications. IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems. IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. ISSN 0018-9251.

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Abstract

In the paper we present results from flight trials conducted to investigate the characteristics of the L-band air-to-ground radio channel for positioning applications. We discuss the employed hardware setup, synchronization concept, calibration procedures, and investigated flight patterns. It is shown that the setup is suitable for investigating both multipath structure and absolute propagation time of the radio signals. The power delay and Doppler power profiles as well as the time-of-arrival estimation accuracy are presented.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/110586/
Document Type:Article
Title:Measurement of the L-band air-to-ground channel for positioning applications
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthor's ORCID iD
Schneckenburger, Nicolasnicolas.schneckenburger (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Jost, Thomasthomas.jost (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Shutin, DmitriyDmitriy.Shutin (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Walter, Michaelm.walter (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Thiasiriphet, ThanawatThanawat.Thiasiriphet (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Schnell, MichaelMichael.Schnell (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Fiebig, U.-C.uwe.fiebig (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Date:11 January 2017
Journal or Publication Title:IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:No
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:Yes
In ISI Web of Science:Yes
Publisher:IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
ISSN:0018-9251
Status:Published
Keywords:Channel models, propagation, multipath channels, L-band, positioning, time-of-arrival estimation, air-to-ground, ranging
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Aeronautics
HGF - Program Themes:air traffic management and operations
DLR - Research area:Aeronautics
DLR - Program:L AO - Air Traffic Management and Operation
DLR - Research theme (Project):L - Communication, Navigation and Surveillance (old)
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Communication and Navigation > Communications Systems
Deposited By: Schneckenburger, Nicolas
Deposited On:26 Jan 2017 13:33
Last Modified:06 Sep 2019 15:20

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