Experimental Results of Diversity Reception for Terrestrial Digital Broadcasting

Junji IMAI  Mitoshi FUJIMOTO  Tsutayuki SHIBATA  Noriyoshi SUZUKI  Nobuo ITOH  Kansei MIZUTANI  

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IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E85-B   No.11   pp.2527-2530
Publication Date: 2002/11/01
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Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Wireless Communication Technology
Keyword: 
maximum ratio combining,  mobile reception,  terrestrial,  digital broadcast,  

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Summary: 
The reception quality of terrestrial digital broadcasting when the directional pattern of a mobile terminal is controlled has been experimentally evaluated using test signal. It was found that the reception probabilities with a controlled directional pattern were significantly improved over the case when an omni-directional antenna was used.