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ORTHOGONAL DUAL-ANTENNA TRANSMIT DIVERSITY FOR SOQPSK IN AERONAUTICAL TELEMETRY CHANNELSJensen, Michael A.; Rice, Michael D.; Nelson, Thomas; Anderson, Adam L.; Brigham Young University (International Foundation for Telemetering, 2004-10)Transmit diversity schemes such as the Alamouti space-time code have been shown to be viable candidates to enable robust dual-antenna transmission from maneuvering air vehicles. However, due to the complicated structure of shaped offset quadrature phase shift keying (SOQPSK) modulation, the Alamouti approach has not been applicable to SOQPSK systems. This paper develops a precoding and detection algorithm which allows implementation of dual-antenna Alamouti signaling for SOQPSK modulation. Performance simulations demonstrate the performance of the scheme for a realistic flight scenario.