January 1969 | NTIA Technical Memo ERL TM 182

Word synchronization for IGOSS

Martin Nesenbergs

Abstract: This report is a system description and performance evaluation of a two-way system for communicating between a shore station and one or more ocean buoys or ships. The probabilities of various errors of omission and commission are considered. It is concluded that to meet the requirements of the system it would be advantageous to pick tin equal to O. 57 and n greater than 100.

Disclaimer: Certain commercial equipment, components, and software may be identified in this report to specify adequately the technical aspects of the reported results. In no case does such identification imply recommendation or endorsement by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, nor does it imply that the equipment or software identified is necessarily the best available for the particular application or uses.

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