EUROCAE ED 223
MINIMUM OPERATIONAL PERFORMANCE STANDARDS (MOPS) FOR THE AERONAUTICAL MOBILE AIRPORT COMMUNICATION SYSTEM (AEROMACS)
|Publication Date:||1 October 2013|
This document contains Minimum Operational Performance Standards for both the Airborne Component and Ground Based base station of the Aeronautical Mobile Airport Communication System (AeroMACS).
Compliance with these standards is recommended as one means of assuring that the equipment will perform its intended function(s) satisfactorily under all conditions normally encountered in routine aeronautical operation. Any regulatory application of this document is the sole responsibility of appropriate governmental agencies. These standards specify system characteristics that should be useful to designers, manufacturers, installers and users of the equipment.
Section 1 of this document provides information needed to understand the rationale for equipment characteristics and requirements stated in the remaining sections. It describes typical equipment operations and operational goals, as envisioned by the members of Special Committee 223 and Working Group 82, and establishes the basis for the standards stated in Sections 2 through 3. Definitions and assumptions essential to proper understanding of this document are also provided in this section.
Section 2 contains the Minimum Performance Standards for the equipment. These standards specify the required performance under standard environmental conditions. Also included are recommended bench test procedures necessary to demonstrate equipment compliance with the stated minimum requirements.
Section 3 describes the performance required for installed equipment. Tests for the installed equipment are included when performance cannot be adequately determined through bench testing.
Section 4 describes the operational performance characteristics for equipment installations and defines conditions that will assure the equipment user that operations can be conducted safely and reliably in the expected operational environment.
Appendix A - List of abbreviations and acronyms
Appendix B - Requirement Applicability
Appendix C - Example receiver sensitivity calculation
This document considers an equipment configuration consisting of AeroMACS radio and modem from antenna interface to the network interface. This MOPS addresses both Airborne Mobile Station and Ground Base Station components of the AeroMACS system.