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Mobile and Satellite Communications 2 - Sylabus

1. A position of the field among other technical disciplines. Basic terminology. History and perspectives, main application areas. Example exercise which shows the need of spectrum spreading in presence of interfering noise and justifies the main advantages of such systems. Correlation and SS systems. (allowance 3/2)
2. State of the art and perspectives of 2nd, 3rd, and 4th generation mobile systems. Classification of systems, basic advantages and disadvantages of individual systems. Pseudorandom sequences, requirements and their testing. (allowance 3/2)
3. Introduction to systems which use direct sequences, DS/BPSK sender and receiver, possible simplifications to it's design. DS/QPSK systems, a sender and a receiver implementation. Calculation of gains in DS systems. (allowance 3/2)
4. Introduction to frequency hopping systems, differences between systems with slow and fast frequency hopping, the structure of a sender and a receiver, most common implementation using MFSK. Exploitation of diversity. (allowance 3/2)
5. TH, UWB and hybrid systems. Wireless broadband system based on OFDM, MC-CDMA and 2D MC-CDMA. (allowance 3/2)
6. Synchronization in SS systems, acquisition and tracking in different SS systems. (allowance 3/2)
7. Interference and strategies for protection against interference, wide band and narrow band interference, CW and RBG interference, BLADES system. Application of SS systems in CDMA, remedy of signal reflections and interference. Applications in navigation and radar systems, GPS (allowance 3/2)
8. 3G and 3.5 G mobile systems. Fundamentals of mobile system and network architectures. (allowance 9/6)