Channel Hopping Scheme for Hybrid DS/FH Spread Spectrum

Tai-Kuo WOO  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E83-B   No.12   pp.2705-2708
Publication Date: 2000/12/25
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Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Wireless Communication Technology
Keyword: 
frequency hopping,  direct sequences,  spread spectrum,  diversity,  

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Summary: 
We analyze a scheme that provides frequency hopping pattern for DS/FH spread spectrum. The proposed scheme, based on the theory of finite projective planes, intends to make the number of transmitting terminals uniform across all channels and distribute the interference to all the participant terminals equally. Thus, when a terminal is in a state of power surge, the probability of having the worst case of interference for terminals sharing the same channel is reduced. In the performance evaluation, we demonstrate that the bit error rate is reduced by an order of magnitude through the use of the proposed hopping pattern for both internal and external interference.