Satellite Applications Laboratory Testbed (SALT)

Facility/equipment: Facility

  • Location

    School of Engineering Fraser Noble Building King's College Aberdeen AB24 3UE

    United Kingdom

Description

A purpose-built roof-top facility hosts a range of satellite receivers, used to test and evaluate Internet services using DVB transmission technology. Terminals range from 0.3m to 2.5m in size, and include both commercial-off-the-shelf systems and prototype designs for new equipment. Work from the laboratory has supported design of a range of DVB standards for IP-based data transmission, including the Generic Stream Encapsulation (GSE), and the addition of IP networking support to the latest DVB-RCS2 specification.

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Testbeds
Satellites
Encapsulation
Roofs
Data communication systems
Internet
Specifications