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IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology

Issue 4 • Date Nov. 1986

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  • [Front cover and table of contents]

    Publication Year: 1986, Page(s): c1
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  • Signals in mobile communications: A review

    Publication Year: 1986, Page(s):133 - 145
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    The signals in mobile communications are reviewed both in terms of the physical scenario and as the basis of the transfer function of the mobile channel. The transfer function is arranged to demonstrate the inherent limitations (the irreducible bit error rate effect) resulting from using single port antennas, in both narrow- and wide-band systems. A new model for the average source scenario at the... View full abstract»

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  • 1.2 GHz band wave propagation measurements in concrete building for indoor radio communications

    Publication Year: 1986, Page(s):146 - 152
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    For the design of indoor radio communication or a portable radio telephone system, 1.2 GHz band radio wave propagation characteristics are investigated in a concrete building. Penetration loss through a window, local median variations, and cumulative distributions of received signal levels in a room, reflection coefficient or equivalent dielectric constant and transmission loss of a wall/floor are... View full abstract»

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  • A characterization of the frequency selective fading of the mobile radio channel

    Publication Year: 1986, Page(s):153 - 161
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    An experiment has been designed to determine the frequency selective behavior of a mobile radio channel for a medium bandwidth (maximum of 128 kHz). The measurement technique uses a multitone approach. The transmitted signal consists of several tones (five) with fixed phase and amplitude relationships. Coherent demodulation and separation of each tone is performed at the receiving end. Quantificat... View full abstract»

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  • Analysis of GMSK with differential detection in land mobile radio channels

    Publication Year: 1986, Page(s):162 - 167
    Cited by:  Papers (6)  |  Patents (4)
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    The effect of intersymbol interference (ISI) of Gaussian filtered minimum shift keying (GMSK) on the probability of error of one bit differential detection is analyzed theoretically in fast Rayleigh fading characterizing land mobile radio channels. A closed-form expression is derived for the probability of error as a function of the fading rate, IF filter bandwidth, signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) and... View full abstract»

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  • The effect of sample timing on bit error rate performance in a multipath fading channel

    Publication Year: 1986, Page(s):168 - 174
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    Digital mobile radio often suffers from fatal effects caused by frequency-selective fading, resulting in severe bit error rate (BER) degradation. The feasibility of digital mobile radio largely depends on the multipath-distortion tolerant capability of modulation technique. The BER performance is compared among four digital modulation techniques in a frequency selective fading channel with large m... View full abstract»

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  • [Back cover]

    Publication Year: 1986, Page(s): c4
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IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology covers land, airborne, and maritime mobile services, vehicular electrotechnology, equipment, and systems identified with the automotive industry.

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Yuguang Michael Fang
University of Florida