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Habibi Markani, Jamal, Amrhar, Abdessamad, Gagné, Jean-Marc and Landry, René Jr. 2023. « NextGen ADS-B software-defined reception with enhanced techniques ». Applied Sciences, vol. 13, nº 1.
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This paper provides research on the enhanced NextGen ADS-B reception method and its performance in laboratory and flight tests. It sheds the light on end-to-end reception techniques to comply with key requirements. ADS-B has emerged as among the most intriguing avionics for both researchers and companies since the launch of NextGen in 2009. ADS-B provides authorities with a mechanism for use in continuously monitoring the position and track of an airplane using periodic and independent broadcast messages that transmit Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) position information. The enhanced pulse detection technique is used to detect and validated preamble pulses. Besides the utilization of multiple amplitude samples technique not only improve bit and confidence declaration accuracy but also make it capable of deploying error detection/correction algorithms which are two aspects of enhanced Extended Squitter reception. In addition, applying a slow attack automatic gain control (AGC) algorithm improves system sensitivity and performance. The implementation is done in MATLAB Simulink and C++. Software Defined Radio (SDR) module, BladeRF, is used programable platform for the communication system. Subsequently, the lab experimental and flight test results show that when applying these strategies in a real environment, significant performance is achievable.

Item Type: Peer reviewed article published in a journal
Landry, René Jr
Affiliation: Génie électrique
Date Deposited: 26 Jan 2023 23:51
Last Modified: 03 Feb 2023 16:17

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