Base Station Performance Model

Walsh, Barbara and Farrell, Ronan (2005) Base Station Performance Model. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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At present the testing of power amplifiers within base station transmitters is limited to testing at component level as opposed to testing at the system level. While the detection of catastrophic failure is possible, that of performance degradation is not. This paper proposes a base station model with respect to transmitter output power with the aim of introducing system level monitoring of the power amplifier behaviour within the base station. Our model reflects the expected output levels of second or third generation CDMA base stations conforming to the Open Base Station Architecture Initiative (OBSAI) open base station reference architecture. The simulated base station output power is verified by comparison to field data using such metrics as power complementary cumulative distribution function (CCDF), volatility, absolute deviation, mean absolute deviation and rate of change.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: This paper is a postprint of a paper submitted to and accepted for publicatin in (journal/conference) and is subject to Institution of Engineering and Technology Copyright. The copy of record is available at IET Digital Library
Keywords: Base Station
Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Electronic Engineering
Item ID: 594
Depositing User: Dr. Ronan Farrell
Date Deposited: 11 Jul 2007
Publisher: Institute of Engineering and Technology
Refereed: Yes

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