Communication Sub-module (COM)

The Communication Sub-module provides a two-way communication channel between the balloon and the ground station. The telemetry and house-keeping parameters are available during the flight thanks to the live radio communication. Also it makes available to download science data and on board camera images.
The module doesn’t have its own power supply, the system architecture provide the decent regulated voltage and power support.

COM main functions:

  • Radio Uplink
  • Radio Downlink
  • Measure Module-Temperature
  • Preprocess incoming radio data
  • Diagnostics

Block-diagram

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COM versions

COM Proto