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Table 9 Overview of the communication link budget for LTP and MAQRO for telemetry (TM) and telecommand (TC)

From: Macroscopic Quantum Resonators (MAQRO): 2015 update

Operation mode Antenna Down-link rate (ks/s) Nominal TM margin (dB) Up-link rate (ks/s) Nominal TC margin (dB)
On station nominal Medium gain 120 10 2 38
On station emergency Low gain 1 10 2 20
LEO phase nominal Low gain 120 36 2 71
LEO phase w/c range Low gain 120 16 2 44