Probability of Error for a Hybrid DS/SFH Spread-Spectrum System over a Nakagami Fading Channel in the Presence of Multiple Tone Jamming

WooSub BYUN  SeongJoon BAEK  Koeng-Mo SUNG  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E82-B   No.10   pp.1699-1701
Publication Date: 1999/10/25
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Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Radio Communication
Keyword: 
spread spectrum communication,  jamming,  

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Summary: 
In this letter, the bit error probability of a hybrid DS/SFH-SS (Direct-Sequence/Slow-Frequency-Hopped Spread-Spectrum) system is derived for a Nakagami fading channel in the presence of multiple tone jamming. At a low JSR (jamming-to-signal power ratio), a pure DS-SS system can achieve lower bit error probability than a hybrid DS/SFH-SS system. But at a high JSR, a hybrid DS/SFH-SS system is shown to be superior to a pure DS-SS system. Especially, the worst case performance of a hybrid DS/SFH-SS system is almost equal to that of a pure DS-SS system.