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Software Defined Radio Prototype for PHS and IEEE 802.11 Wireless LAN
Hiroyuki SHIBA Takashi SHONO Yushi SHIRATO Ichihiko TOYODA Kazuhiro UEHARA Masahiro UMEHIRA
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications
Publication Date: 2002/12/01
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Issue on Software Defined Radio Technology and Its Applications)
software defined radio (SDR), PHS, wireless LAN, multiprocessor architecture, over-the-air download,
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A software defined radio (SDR) prototype based on a multiprocessor architecture (MPA) is developed. Software for Japanese personal handy phone system (PHS) of a 2G mobile system, and IEEE 802.11 wireless LAN, which has much wider bandwidth than the 2G systems, is successfully implemented. Newly developed flexible-rate pre-/ post-processor (FR-PPP) achieves the flexibility and wideband performance that the platform needs. This paper shows the design of the SDR prototype and evaluates its performance by experiments that include PHS processor load and wireless LAN throughput characteristics and processor load.