Influence of Transmitting Ground and Satellite Station HPA Nonlinearities on Satellite Communication System Performance in the Presence of Cochannel Interference


IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E88-B   No.7   pp.3005-3009
Publication Date: 2005/07/01
Online ISSN: 
DOI: 10.1093/ietcom/e88-b.7.3005
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: PAPER
Category: Satellite Communication
communications theory,  satellite communications,  error probability,  cochannel interference,  nonlinearity,  

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Taking the uplink and downlink cochannel interference and noise into account, we determine the error probability in detecting a binary phase-shift keying (BPSK) signal transmitted over a satellite system containing two high power amplifiers (HPA). The first one is the constituent part of the transmitting ground station and the second one is the constituent part of the satellite station. The emphasis is placed on determining the system performance degradation imposed by the influence of the nonlinear characteristic of the HPA at the transmitting ground station in combination with the negative influences of the uplink and downlink cochannel interference, as well as the nonlinear characteristic of HPA at the satellite station.