Gyroscopy and Navigation

, Volume 7, Issue 4, pp 343–352 | Cite as

Experimental estimation of delivery success of navigation data packages transmitted via digital hydroacoustic communication channel

  • K. G. Kebkal
  • V. K. Kebkal
  • A. G. Kebkal
  • R. Petroccia
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Abstract

The paper reports the experimental research and provides the obtained quantitative and qualitative dependencies of underwater acoustic (UWA) modem performance, particularly, delivery success of navigation data packages on the main characteristics of hydroacoustic communication channel. Experiments were carried out at the sea shelf near the island of Palmaria (Italy, Mediterranean) during CommsNet13 marine expedition organized by the Center for Maritime Research and Experimentation (CMRE, La Spezia) using UWA S2C modems by Evologics, Germany.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. G. Kebkal
    • 1
  • V. K. Kebkal
    • 1
    • 2
  • A. G. Kebkal
    • 1
  • R. Petroccia
    • 3
  1. 1.EvoLogics GmbHBerlinGermany
  2. 2.AO Hydroacoustic Telemetry and Navigation LaboratorySt. PetersburgRussia
  3. 3.Sapienza University of RomeRomeItaly

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