Title page for ETD etd-11172012-040016


Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Maggenti, Mark A.
URN etd-11172012-040016
Title Spread spectrum multiple access and overlay service
Degree Master of Science
Department Electrical Engineering
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Ha, Tri Thuc Committee Chair
Bostian, Charles W. Committee Member
Pratt, Timothy J. Committee Member
Keywords
  • Spread system communications
Date of Defense 1987-03-06
Availability restricted
Abstract

This thesis presents two applications of spread spectrum technology to very small aperture terminal (VSAT) satellite communication networks. It describes two spread spectrum multiple access systems which use a form of noncoherent M-ary FSK (MFSK) as the primary modulation and analyzes their throughput. The analysis considers such factors as satellite power constraints and adjacent satellite interference. It considers the effect of on—board processing on the multiple access efficiency and investigates the feasibility of overlaying low data rate spread spectrum signals on existing satellite traffic as a form of frequency reuse.

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