22, June 2015

ESA Open Invitation To Tender AO8324
Open Date: 22/06/2015
Closing Date: 28/09/2015

Status: ISSUED
Reference Nr.: 15.1TT.09
Prog. Ref.: ARTES 5 Sub-El. 5.1
Budget Ref.: E/0505-01B – ARTES 5 Sub-El. 5.1
Tender Type: C
Price Range: > 500 KEURO
Establishment: ESTEC
Directorate: Directorate Telecom & Integrated Applica
Department: Telecom Technologies,Product&Systems Dep
Division: Technologies and Product Division
Contract Officer: Dorval, Nathalie
Last Update Date: 22/06/2015
Update Reason: Tender issue

Perform channel measurements at W-bands by means of a beacon designed, developed and launched on a Cubesat platform. Augment ITU-R models for W-band with specific measurements such as i) Tropospheric scintillation at W-band including spectral properties & dependence on elevation angles, ii) combination of cloud and attenuation effects, iii) frequency scaling of rain attenuation, iv) depolarization due to ice (fast XPD without concurrent attenuation). For the full description of this activity and up-t0-date intended issue quarter/intended issue week information, please consult the telecom website:

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