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Transportable Optical Ground Station (TOGS)
The transportable optical ground station (TOGS) is a versatile modular instrument that can be used for a variety of experimental optical downlink and uplink scenarios as well as for assessing the atmospheric optical channel. The TOGS was designed and built by the Institute in the years 2010 and 2011. One major design goal was a small and lightweight construction, which can be easily transported to sites all over the world. The structure had to be stiff enough to reach the accuracy needed for optical communications.
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