Gao, Ling and Farrell, Ronan
RF SDR for Wideband PMR.
CIICT 2009 : proceedings of the China-Ireland information and communications technologies conference.
Department of Computer Science, National University of Ireland Maynooth, Maynooth, Ireland, pp. 61-66.
TErrestrial Trunked Radio (TETRA) offers capabilities
equivalent to the second generation of mobile phones with
voice and limited data capabilities. TETRA needs to evolve
to satisfy increasing user demand for new services and
facilities as well as gleaning the benefits of new technology.
An initial enhancement (TETRA Enhanced Data Service,
TEDS) has been agreed. The enhanced TETRA services
allows for more flexibility in the communication modes
used, so as to provide adaptability in applications. We
propose that it is possible to deploy Software Defined Radio
(SDR) technologies into the basestation to economically
provide this level of flexibility and to further extend the
capability of TETRA services by deploying a WiMAX
channel into the proposed TETRA tuning range. Thus
delivering true broadband data service while
simultaneously supporting the original and enhanced
||The authors wish to thank Philippe Mege, Gilles Latouche
and Laurent Martinod of EADS Secure Networks for their
assistance and support. Also the authors extend thanks to
the sponsors EADS and IRCSET for the PhD programme.
||RF SDR; Wideband PMR; TErrestrial Trunked Radio; TETRA;
||Science & Engineering > Electronic Engineering
Dr. Ronan Farrell
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