THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
Full Name Software Defined Radio Status Operational
Instrument Agencies NSC Maturity Low Heritage
Instrument Type Communications Geometry TBD
Instrument Technology Communications system Sampling Other
Data Access Very Constrained Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Software Defined Radio (SDR) for reception of VHF AIS (Automatic Identification System).
Resolution Summary
Swath Summary
Accuracy Summary Modelling shows that the instrument should detect more than 95% of the vessels carrying AIS within the satellite's field of view in the High North each orbit.
Waveband Summary VHF
Instrument Measurements
Instrument Missions
AISSat-1 - Automatic Identification System Satellite-1 (2010 - 2019)
AISSat-2 - Automatic Identification System Satellite-2 (2014 - 2017)
AISSat-3 - Automatic Identification System Satellite-3 (2017 - 2021)
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