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A Channel Estimation Scheme for OFDM receiver in a Fast Mobile SFN Channel
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  • Journal title : Journal of Broadcast Engineering
  • Volume 21, Issue 4,  2016, pp.552-561
  • Publisher : The Korean Institute of Broadcast and Media Engineers
  • DOI : 10.5909/JBE.2016.21.4.552
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A Channel Estimation Scheme for OFDM receiver in a Fast Mobile SFN Channel
Gu, Young Mo;
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In OFDM system, frequency-domain sub-carriers of a symbol generally consist of data sub-carriers and scattered pilot sub-carriers and in the receiver, channel is estimated through time-axis interpolating pilot sub-carriers of several OFDM symbols. However, time-axis interpolation fails to keep track of rapid channel variation caused by fast moving receiver. Although symbol by symbol channel estimation without time-axis interpolation enables fast estimation, the performance is severely degraded for a long delay spread channel in a single frequency networks (SFNs) because of insufficient pilot sub-carriers. In this paper, a channel estimation scheme for OFDM receiver in a fast mobile SFN channel is proposed. The proposed scheme is applied to DVB-T receiver to improve the Doppler mobile performance in SFN channel.
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