ARINC 791P2d1s2

Draft 1 of Supplement 2 to ARINC Characteristic 791P2

Last Published: 
Friday, August 14, 2020
Document status class: 
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Draft 1 of Supplement 2 to ARINC Characteristic 791: Mark I Aviation Ku-Band and Ka-Band Satellite Communication System, Part 2, Electrical Interfaces and Functional Equipment Description

The Industry Activities staff prepared this draft based on recommendations from the Ku/Ka-Band Satellite (KSAT) Subcommittee virtual meeting held June 23-26, 2020.

APIM 16-006 authorized the AEEC Ku-Band and Ka-Band Satellite Subcommittee to develop Supplement 3 to ARINC Characteristic 791 Part 1, and Supplement 2 to ARINC Characteristic 792 Part 2.

Work on Part 1 has been completed. Supplement 3 to ARINC Characteristic 791 Part 1 was published on September 19, 2019.

Supplement 2 to ARINC Characteristic 791 Part 2 will:

  • Update the intra and inter systems interfaces
  • Provide enhanced Security by managing the external interfaces and providing guidance on how to protect the interfaces
  • Update Management Information Base (MIB) and Antenna-Modem Interface Protocol (AMIP) sections
  • Expand Quality of Service (QoS) and IPv6 descriptions
  • Update Ka-Band Antenna Subsystem characteristics
  • Facilitate seamless connections with multiple modem waveforms

All technical changes are shown in blue bold. Text that has been deleted may or may not be shown in strikethrough depending on the extent of the deletions.

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