Proposal of the Radio High-Way Networks Using Asynchronous Time Division Multiple Access

Yozo SHOJI  Katsutoshi TSUKAMOTO  Shozo KOMAKI  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E79-B    No.3    pp.308-315
Publication Date: 1996/03/25
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Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Issue on Advanced Adaptive Radio Communication Technologies)
Category: Access, Network
microcellular system,  optmicrowave technique,  radiohighway networks,  asynchronous time division multiple access,  optic-fiber bus link,  

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Air interfaces of the future mobile communication are widely spreading, because of the multimedia service demands, technology trends and radio propagation conditions. Radio-Highway Networks are expected to realize the universal, seamless and multi-air-interface capability for mobile access networks, and play an important role in the future multimedia radio communications. For the radio-highway networks, this paper newly proposes natural bandpass sampling - asynchronous time division multiple access (NBS-ATDMA) method, where radio signals are natural bandpass sampled at the radio base station and are asynchronously multiplexed on the optic fiber bus link and intelligently transmitted to its desired radio control station. We theoretically analyze the loss probability of the radio signal due to collision in the network and the carrier-to-noise power ratio of received radio signals at the radio control station. Moreover, in order to reduce the loss probability, two access control methods, carrier sense and pulse width control, are proposed, and it is clarified that these improve the number of base station connected to radio highway networks.