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VHF Data Exchange System (VDES): An enabling technology for maritime communications

Lazaro Blasco, Francisco and Raulefs, Ronald and Wang, Wei and Clazzer, Federico and Plass, Simon (2018) VHF Data Exchange System (VDES): An enabling technology for maritime communications. CEAS Space Journal. Springer. doi: 10.1007/s12567-018-0214-8. ISSN 1868-2502.

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This work presents an overview of the radio interface of VHF Data Exchange System (VDES), which is currently on its way to become an ITU standard supported by International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities (IALA). VDES includes the already existing collision avoidance tracking system Automatic Identification System (AIS) and the messaging system Application Specific Messages (ASM). Additionally, a new third component for digital maritime communications of any kind, named VHF Data Exchange (VDE) is included. On the one hand, there is a traditional terrestrial component, on the other hand, a satellite communication link is also envisioned partly by the same spectrum usage. In this article, focus is given towards the technical design aspects and challenges of this hybrid communications transmission scheme.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/111711/
Document Type:Article
Title:VHF Data Exchange System (VDES): An enabling technology for maritime communications
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthor's ORCID iDORCID Put Code
Lazaro Blasco, FranciscoUNSPECIFIEDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-0761-7700UNSPECIFIED
Raulefs, RonaldUNSPECIFIEDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-3409-6640UNSPECIFIED
Clazzer, FedericoUNSPECIFIEDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-9688-2436UNSPECIFIED
Plass, SimonUNSPECIFIEDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-8423-9227UNSPECIFIED
Journal or Publication Title:CEAS Space Journal
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:No
In ISI Web of Science:Yes
Keywords:martime communications, VDES, VHF
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Space
HGF - Program Themes:other
DLR - Research area:Raumfahrt
DLR - Program:R - no assignment
DLR - Research theme (Project):R - no assignment
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Communication and Navigation > Institute Project Management and - Administration
Institute of Communication and Navigation > Communications Systems
Institute of Communication and Navigation > Satellite Networks
Deposited By: Plass, Dr.-Ing. Simon
Deposited On:12 Apr 2017 10:38
Last Modified:21 Nov 2023 08:01

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