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R-Mode receiver development for medium frequency signals

Grundhöfer, Lars and Gewies, Stefan (2018) R-Mode receiver development for medium frequency signals. ISIS-MTE 2018, 27-28.sep.2018, Berlin, Germanay. (Unpublished)

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Abstract: Signals from Global Navigation Satellite Systems are the primary sources for Position, Navigation and Time (PNT) information on-board any vessel today. Because these signals are prone to interferences, a maritime backup system is needed to provide reliable PNT data. R(anging)-Mode is such a system. It utilizes existing maritime radio beacons or base stations of the Automatic Identification System (AIS) by adding ranging components to the legacy signals. The first modified radio beacons transmit medium frequency (MF) R-Mode signals in the north of Germany. This paper describes the current state of our research and development activities at the receiver-level for MF R-Mode signals. It introduces the receiver platform which is based on off-the-shelf components and explains the implemented algorithms for distance estimation. Furthermore, the results of first ranging measurements are presented which show the general suitability of R-Mode technology as a source for maritime positioning and timing data.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/122216/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Title:R-Mode receiver development for medium frequency signals
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Grundhöfer, LarsLars.Grundhoefer (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Gewies, StefanStefan.Gewies (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-5549-8115
Date:2018
Refereed publication:No
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Status:Unpublished
Keywords:SDR, R-Mode
Event Title:ISIS-MTE 2018
Event Location:Berlin, Germanay
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:27-28.sep.2018
Organizer:DGON
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Transport
HGF - Program Themes:Traffic Management (old)
DLR - Research area:Transport
DLR - Program:V VM - Verkehrsmanagement
DLR - Research theme (Project):V - Automated Aids for Safe and Efficient Vessel Traffic Process (old)
Location: Neustrelitz
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Communication and Navigation > Nautical Systems
Deposited By: Grundhöfer, Lars
Deposited On:07 Nov 2018 12:02
Last Modified:31 Jul 2019 20:20

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