Investigation into improving coverage and capacity of CDMA wireless base stations with CRFE in rural environment

Mazierska, Janina, and Gileppa, Jesse (2010) Investigation into improving coverage and capacity of CDMA wireless base stations with CRFE in rural environment. In: Proceedings of 2010 Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference, pp. 211-214. From: APMC 2010 Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference, 7-10 December 2010, Yokohama, Japan.

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Abstract

Wireless coverage in rural North Queensland is patchy due to a low population density. It has been shown in the past that adding Cryogenic Receiver Front End (CRFE) to conventional base station receivers enabled an increase in coverage and capacity. CRFEs consist of High Temperature Superconducting planar filters combined with high linearity cooled Low Noise Amplifiers, and exhibit high selectivity and linearity. To assess improvements possible with adding a CRFE to existing base stations in the rural environment simulations of coverage and numbers of users were performed. A CDMA Uplink model with varied model parameters and base station height and voice activity factor was used in the simulations.

Item ID: 16326
Item Type: Conference Item (Refereed Research Paper - E1)
Keywords: superconducting technology, telecommunication systems, CDMA Uplink Model, CRFE, LNA linearity, base station performance, capacity, coverage, filter selectivity
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ISBN: 978-1-4244-7590-2
Date Deposited: 09 May 2011 04:10
FoR Codes: 09 ENGINEERING > 0906 Electrical and Electronic Engineering > 090609 Signal Processing @ 100%
SEO Codes: 89 INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION SERVICES > 8901 Communication Networks and Services > 890103 Mobile Data Networks and Services @ 100%
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