Radio direction finding applied to DVB-T network for vehicular mobile reception
Conference: EuCAP 2009 - 3rd European Conference on Antennas and Propagation
03/23/2009 - 03/27/2009 at Berlin, Germany
Proceedings: EuCAP 2009
Pages: 5Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Nivole, F.; Brousseau, C.; Avrillon, S.; Lemur, D.; Bertel, L. (Institut d’Electronique et de Télécommunications de Rennes, Université de Rennes 1, France)
To improve the quality of the mobile reception of DVB-T (Digital Video Broadcasting - Terrestrial) signal, the knowledge of the propagation channel characteristics is necessary. In this aim, this paper presents sounding methods and results for the estimation of Direction of Arrival (DoA) of DVB-T signals in mobile receiving configuration. The mobile passive sounder is presented, including post-processing and radio direction finding tools. Then, results in different kinds of environment (rural area, motorway, low density and high density town centres) are given and discussed.