|Title of host publication||Unknown|
|Publisher or commissioning body||Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)|
|Publication date||Apr 1996|
|Pages||1418 - 1422|
|ISBN (Print)||078031575, 0780331575|
|Conference||46th Vehicular Technology Conference 1996. 'Mobile Technology for the Human Race'|
|Period||1/04/96 → …|
This paper analyses the suitability of the RMS delay spread and coherence bandwidth when characterising system quality-of-service of QPSK operating in a variety of wideband mobile channels. It is demonstrated that the RMS delay spread is unduly affected by the presence of relatively weak signals with large excess delay, limiting it's effectiveness when characterising the time dispersion. The coherence bandwidth is shown to offer a more general dispersion metric. Furthermore it is indicated that the instantaneous system performance is poorly characterised by the dispersion parameters calculated from the discrete power delay profile (such as the RMS delay spread). The instantaneous delay spread incorporates the effects of pulse shaping and the vector summation which occurs in the instantaneous channel impulse response. Consequently, the instantaneous delay spread is demonstrated to provide a better indication of the instantaneous performance than the RMS delay spread.
Conference Proceedings/Title of Journal: IEEE VTC
Rose publication type: Conference contribution
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- land mobile radio, quadrature phase shift keying, radiowave propagation
46th Vehicular Technology Conference 1996. 'Mobile Technology for the Human Race'
|Duration||1 Apr 1996 → …|