Network planning aspects of DS-CDMA with particular emphasis on soft handoff

CM Simmonds, MA Beach

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Abstract

A study into the application of soft handoff in wideband direct sequence code division multiple access (DS-CDMA) communications systems is described. Soft handoff is explained in terms of macroscopic diversity, a form of diversity combining in which signals transmitted via independently fading paths can be combined in order to enhance the overall performance. Results from a series of outdoor propagation studies, specifically designed to investigate the propagation aspects of soft handoff, are presented, and the future work activities of the project are outlined.
Original languageEnglish
Pages846 - 849
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 1993

Bibliographical note

Sponsorship: Thanks are due to the LJK SERC and Hutchison-Microtel for the financial support of the project.

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Name of Conference: 43rd Vehicular Technology Conference 1993 (VTC 1993-Spring)
Venue of Conference: Secaucus, NJ

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