Project Title

Produce Blue Book for DVB-S2 Codes


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
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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
Second 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