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Project Title

Produce Blue Book for DVB-S2 Codes


Project Status

All Tasks Completed

Project Phase

Project Completed

Document Number



5.02 Space Link Coding and Synchronization Working Group

Document Type


Description of Document

Objective of this project is to produce a new TM channel coding blue book for DVB-S2 Codes.
This project has been created splitting into 3 projects the original task of adding three new codes with the following areas of applicability :
- LDPCC, applicable to science missions
- SCCC, applicable to Earth Exploration Satellites (EES) Missions for data rates above 100 Mbaud
- DVB-S2 code, applicable to EES Missions for data rates up to 150 Mbaud

Applicable Patents

Patent issues have been identified but appropriate ISO forms have not yet been signed. The WG requests a waiver to begin work on this project. (justify in comments). ISO forms must be secured prior to the first formal Agency review.

Patent Comments

US7239668 + US7123663 Coded Digital Modulation method for Communication System;+ relevant DVB-S patents as per ETSI standard

Survey of Similar Standards
Documents or Projects
Undertaken in Other Bodies
and elsewhere in CCSDS


Book Editor


Book Editor Resources

Jean-Pierre Millerioux (CNES)

Prototype 1


Prototype 1 Resources


Prototype 2


Prototype 2 Resources


Prototype 3

Prototype 3 Resources



Monitor Only


Resource Comments


Legend for Schedule Milestones
Orange Bullet = Required for Orange Books
Green Bullet = Required for Green Books
Magenta Bullet = Required for Magenta Books
Blue Bullet = Required for Blue Books
Note - Red Books are Draft Blue/Magenta Books

Schedule Milestones
Orange BookGreen BookMagenta BookBlue Book
Original Completion Date
(Date in M/D/YYYY format.)
Estimated Completion Date
(Date in M/D/YYYY format.)
Actual Completion Date
(Date in M/D/YYYY format.)
(Date in M/D/YYYY format.)
Project ApprovedOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet10/20/200810/20/200810/20/2008Original Project Date before Splitting
Project Start DateOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet
Internal WG Review
First Draft Circulated to WGOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet11/30/200811/30/20084/20/2010Delay due to need of restructuring the document to avoid ETSI copyright issues
First Draft Comments DueOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet12/20/20086/30/201011/30/2010Draft discussed at Spring and Fall 2010 meetings
Second draft circulated to WGOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet1/15/20098/30/201012/22/2010
Second Draft Comments DueOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet2/15/20095/20/20115/20/2011Discussed @ Spring 2011 Meeting, Updated by CNES for Spring 2012
Final WB Submitted to AD for Further ProcessingOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet3/15/20097/15/20125/31/2012SLS Resolution 31 May 2012
External Milestones
Secretariat Document ProcessingOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet4/15/20099/30/20128/10/2012Agency Review started with deadline for RIDs 10 October 2012
First Agency ReviewMagenta BulletBlue Bullet5/15/200912/15/201210/10/2012
RID ResolutionMagenta BulletBlue Bullet7/15/20092/15/201311/9/2012
Secretariat Document Processing 2Magenta BulletBlue Bullet8/15/20094/15/20131/1/2013
Final Agency ReviewMagenta BulletBlue Bullet9/15/20094/15/20131/1/2013Only if needed
RID ResolutionMagenta BulletBlue Bullet10/20/20094/15/20131/1/2013Only if needed
First Prototype DevelopmentBlue Bullet5/15/20094/15/20131/1/2013
First Prototype DevelopmentBlue Bullet6/15/20094/15/20131/1/2013
CMC ApprovalOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet11/20/20095/30/20133/13/2013Approved by CMC Poll
Total Time to Complete
(in months)
Version: 167.0
Created at 11/16/2009 6:42 PM by Calzolari Gian Paolo
Last modified at 12/2/2013 5:05 PM by CCSDS Tech Support