Spectrum Sharing Through Beacons

Konferenz: PIMRC 2005 - 16th Annual IEEE International Symposium on Personal Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications
11.09.2005 - 14.09.2005 in Berlin, Germany

Tagungsband: PIMRC 2005

Seiten: 5Sprache: EnglischTyp: PDF

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Hulbert, A. P. (Roke Manor Research Ltd., Romsey, England)

Recently there has been considerable interest in the sharing of spectrum between different services in order to maximize its utilization. This paper presents a novel concept for the sharing of spectrum based on arranging for the receivers to transmit beacons that establish a soft exclusion zone for other transmitters to avoid interference. It is shown that tight nearoptimal sharing of spectrum can be achieved with guaranteed reliability of communications by diverting a modest amount of spectrum toward beacon transmission and requiring limited power transmission.