Project Title

“TM Synchronization and Channel Coding - Summary of Concept and Rationale, Informational Report” Green Book Issue 3



Document Number



5.02 Space Link Coding and Synchronization Working Group

Document Type


Description of Document

This Informational Report contains the concept and supporting rationale for the TM Synchronization and Channel Coding Recommended Standard and includes performance data and historical background information on code selection. Issue 3 will update CCSDS 130.1-G to include material about o alternative architectures for encoders at high data rates, and o turbo codes sensitivity to burst errors

Applicable Patents

There are no patent issues for this technology that are known by the CCSDS community

Patent Comments


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



Book Editor


Book Editor Resources

Total resources: 2 work-months, primarily shared between NASA and ESA. Nominal time from other Working Group members to review the document. Lead editor: NASA.

Prototype 1

Not Required

Prototype 1 Resources

Prototype 2

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Prototype 2 Resources

Prototype 3

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Prototype 3 Resources



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Resource Comments


Legend for Schedule Milestones
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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.)
(Date in M/D/YYYY format.)
Project ApprovedOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet6/5/2019CMC-P-2019-05-003 closed 5 June 2019
Project Start DateOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet6/10/2019
Internal WG Review
First Draft Circulated to WGOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet6/15/2019Before Fall 2019 Meeting
First Draft Comments DueOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet6/15/2019
Second draft circulated to WGOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet8/15/2019
Second Draft Comments DueOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet8/30/2019
Final WB Submitted to AD for Further ProcessingOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet9/15/2019Resolution SLS-R-2019-11-002
External Milestones
Secretariat Document ProcessingOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet10/15/2019CESG Poll started 30 April 2020
First Agency ReviewMagenta BulletBlue Bullet
RID ResolutionMagenta BulletBlue Bullet
Secretariat Document Processing 2Magenta BulletBlue Bullet
Final Agency ReviewMagenta BulletBlue Bullet
RID ResolutionMagenta BulletBlue Bullet
First Prototype DevelopmentBlue Bullet
Second Prototype DevelopmentBlue Bullet
CMC ApprovalOrange BulletGreen BulletMagenta BulletBlue Bullet11/15/2019Poll CMC-P-2020-06-001 closed 15 June 2020
Total Time to Complete
(in months)
Version: 161.0
Created at 6/14/2019 10:15 AM by Gian Paolo Calzolari
Last modified at 7/2/2020 3:50 AM by Gian Paolo Calzolari