SFN CHANNEL MEASUREMENTS IN BRAZIL

Authors

  • Maurício V. Guerra
  • Carlos V. Rodriguez R.
  • Luiz da Silva Mello

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1590/S2179-10742013000100006

Keywords:

single frequency networks, digital television, broadcast channel modeling

Abstract

In this paper, field measurements carried out in a suburban SFN network with two synchronized transmitters are reported. It is found that the radio signal coverage of the distributed transmission scheme is distinctly improved when compared to a single transmitter system. The path loss gain and improvement associated to the SFN scheme are obtained as well as the multipath channel parameters including the mean and RMS delay spread. A tapped delay line is used to model the average power delay profile (PDP) in the distributed transmission cases and shows rather different features than the single transmission case.

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Published

2013-08-01

How to Cite

Maurício V. Guerra, Carlos V. Rodriguez R., & Luiz da Silva Mello. (2013). SFN CHANNEL MEASUREMENTS IN BRAZIL. Journal of Microwaves, Optoelectronics and Electromagnetic Applications (JMOe), 12(1), 60-68. https://doi.org/10.1590/S2179-10742013000100006

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