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Title: Estimation of Direction of Arrival of DVB-T Signals in Mobile Receiving Configuration
Author(s): Franck Nivole   Christian Brousseau   Stéphane Avrillon   Dominique Lemur   Louis Bertel   

Abstract: To improve the quality of the mobile reception of DVB-T (Digital Video Broadcasting on Terrestrial networks) 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, several results in three kinds of environment are given.

Keywords: signal estimation, Direction of Arrival, Digital Video Broadcasting, radio mobile communications, mobile reception.

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