Inmarsat-C TDM

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Inmarsat-C TDM
Inmarsat TDM NCS.jpg
Frequencies 1537.700 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz1,537,700,000 HzHertz (Hz), unit of frequency, defined as one cycle per second (1 Hz).
1,537,700 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz
,1539.525 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz1,539,525,000 HzHertz (Hz), unit of frequency, defined as one cycle per second (1 Hz).
1,539,525 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz
,1539.555 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz1,539,555,000 HzHertz (Hz), unit of frequency, defined as one cycle per second (1 Hz).
1,539,555 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz
,1539.585 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz1,539,585,000 HzHertz (Hz), unit of frequency, defined as one cycle per second (1 Hz).
1,539,585 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz
,1539.685 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz1,539,685,000 HzHertz (Hz), unit of frequency, defined as one cycle per second (1 Hz).
1,539,685 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz
1,537,700 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz
1,537.7 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz
1,539,685 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz
1,539.685 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz
Frequency Range 1,537.7 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz1,537,700,000 HzHertz (Hz), unit of frequency, defined as one cycle per second (1 Hz).
1,537,700 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz
- 1,539.685 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz1,539,685,000 HzHertz (Hz), unit of frequency, defined as one cycle per second (1 Hz).
1,539,685 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz
Mode USBUpper Side Band Modulation (Radio, referring to reception and modulation mode)Universal Serial Bus (Computer, referring to USB Ports and cables)
Modulation PSKPhase-Shift Keying
ACFAutoCorrelation Function
Bandwidth 2500 HzHertz (Hz), unit of frequency, defined as one cycle per second (1 Hz).2.5 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz
0.0025 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz
2.5 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz
0.0025 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz
2.5 kHzKiloHertz (kHz) 10^3 Hz
0.0025 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz
Location Worldwide
Short Description Inmarsat C provides two-way data and messaging communication services to and from virtually anywhere in the world. The low-cost terminals and antennas are small enough to be fitted to any size of ship.
I/Q Raw Recording Download file
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This signal identification is from Inmarsat 3-F4. This is a 1200 bpsBits per second (bps) DBPSK Network Control Station Channel (NCSC).

The Inmarsat C maritime mobile satellite system has an inherent capability, known as Enhanced Group Call (EGC), which allows broadcast messages to be made to selected groups of ship stations located anywhere within a satellite's coverage. Four geostationary satellites provide worldwide coverage for these types of broadcasts. Two types of EGC services are available: Safety NET and Fleet NET. Fleet NET is a commercial messaging services offered by Inmarsat, and is not recognized by the Global Maritime Distress & Safety System, or GMDSS. Safety NET, along with NAVTEX, is recognized by the GMDSS as the primary means for disseminating maritime safety information. Ships regulated by the Safety of Life at Sea Convention travelling outside areas covered by NAVTEX must carry an Inmarsat C Safety NET receiver by 1 February 1999.

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For the TDM NCSC channels, they are fixed for the following Ocean Regions (OR):
AOR-W: 1537.70 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz

IOR: 1537.10 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz

AOR-E: 1541.45 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz

POR: 1541.45 MHzMegaHertz (MHz) 10^6 Hz

View This map to see what each ocean region covers.

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