This paper proposes site selection diversity transmission power control (SSDT), an advanced form of transmission power control (TPC) for CDMA forward link. SSDT realizes site selection transmission diversity instead of full site transmission diversity used in conventional TPC during soft hand over (SHO) mode. The major intention of the site selection is to mitigate interference caused by multiple site transmission done at conventional TPC. Simulation results indicated that the higher the capacity gain of SSDT is in comparison to conventional TPC, the lower the mobile station (MS) speed is. Capacity gain of about 55% for a pedestrian MS is achieved by SSDT in case of MS reception diversity and 6 finger RAKE reception. This paper also presents the benefits of SSDT in terms of its high path capturing efficiency and the mitigation of power imbalance among active BS's due to TPC command reception error.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Computer Networks and Communications
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering