DVB-T Digital Terrestrial Television Transmission over Fading Channels
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The paper deals with the transmission of the digital television signal according to the DVB-T standard in SFN network over fading channels for the fixed reception. The laboratory transmission system for the real broadcasting based on R&S RF test and measuring equipments is presented including the transmission parameters setup. The results of broadcasting over Gausian, Ricean and Rayleigh channels and results of the echo impairments are presented and discussed with the theory and simulation results. The BER before and after Viterbi decoding and according to MER equal to S/N ratio in the channel from the constellation diagram were compared in all transmission experiments. Additional picture quality evaluation is presented using DVQL-W metric that monitors blockiness structures in MPEG-2 compressed pictures and gives notice of known \"cliff-off\" effect.
KeywordsDigital Terrestrial Transmission, Gaussian channel, Ricean channel, Rayleigh channel, DVQL, DVB-T
Document typePeer reviewed
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SourceRadioengineering. 2008, vol. 17, č. 3, s. 96-102. ISSN 1210-2512
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