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A major evolution of UMTS standard is the high speed downlink packet access (HSDPA). One of key techniques supporting HSDPA is the adaptive modulation and coding (AMC) in which the modulation scheme and the coding rate are adaptively changed according to the downlink channel quality reported by the user equipment (UE). Therefore, the channel quality indication (CQI) reporting scheme is directly related to the accuracy of AMC and the performance of HSDPA. This letter proposes an enhanced CQI reporting scheme that can be used when a proportional fair scheduling algorithm (PFA) is used as a packet scheduling algorithm. The proposed scheme uses a dynamic threshold to filter off redundant CQI reports. With the proposed scheme, the battery capacity of UK can be conserved, maintaining the performance of traditional CQI reporting scheme.