Polarization Tracking Study of Earth Station in Satellite Communications


  •  Lihua Ma    
  •  Chao Hu    
  •  Jun Pei    

Abstract

Satellite communications, in telecommunications, the use of satellite can provide communications links between various points on the earth. Typical satellite communication is composed of a communication satellite, a signal transmitter and a signal receiver. As the signal transmitter or the signal receiver, an earth station plays a vital role in the satellite communications. Accurately adjustment of antenna azimuth, elevation and polarization angles on the earth station is the key to satellite communications. In the present paper, a study of polarization tracking of earth station is presented, and a detailed adjustment procession of the polarization angle is given. Combing with observation series of MEASAT-2 satellite in geostationary orbit, the polarization tracking accuracy is verified. The method can be embeded into computer program of antenna polarization adjustment in earth station.


This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
  • ISSN(Print): 1927-0542
  • ISSN(Online): 1927-0550
  • Started: 2012
  • Frequency: semiannual

Journal Metrics

(The data was calculated based on Google Scholar Citations)

h-index (December 2019): 13

i10-index (December 2019): 21

h5-index (December 2019): 8

h5-median(December 2019): 14

Contact