Outage Performance of a CDMA-Based Mobile Satellite Communication System with Turbo Coding

Jin Young KIM  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E84-B   No.3   pp.688-690
Publication Date: 2001/03/01
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Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Satellite and Space Communications
Keyword: 
outage,  CDMA,  satellite communication,  turbo coding,  

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Summary: 
In this paper, outage performance of a turbo-coded CDMA system is analyzed and simulated in a multiple-beam satellite channel. From the simulation results, it is confirmed that turbo coding provides considerable coding gain over an uncoded system. And, it is demonstrated that Max-Log-MAP decoding algorithm is most promising in terms of performance and complexity.