Selective Mapping for Robust Data Transmission Using TxID Signal

Jaekwon LEE  Sanghwa LEE  Dong Ku KIM  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E102-B   No.4   pp.940-947
Publication Date: 2019/04/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1345
DOI: 10.1587/transcom.2018EBP3173
Type of Manuscript: PAPER
Category: Terrestrial Wireless Communication/Broadcasting Technologies
TxID,  ATSC 1.0,  ATSC 3.0,  SFN,  

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For Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) digital terrestrial broadcasting systems, a transmitter identification (TxID) technique is introduced to analyze interference among broadcasting transmitters in single frequency networks (SFN). Based on the TxID analysis results, the transmit power and emission time delay of each broadcasting transmitter can be adjusted to minimize the effects of co- and adjacent- channel interference. For this reason, TxID has been recognized as an important feature in SFN configurations for ATSC 1.0 and 3.0 standards. Recently, there has been increasing interest in employing TxID for data transmission. This paper proposes a TxID based data transmission method for use with ATSC 1.0 and 3.0 standards. The major advantage of this data transmission method is its robustness while maintaining TxID properties. Simulations and laboratory tests demonstrate that the proposed technique can achieve a robust data transmission with backward compatibility to legacy ATSC 1.0 and 3.0 receivers.