WET  Vol.1 No.2 , October 2010
Interference Mitigation in Satellite Personal Communication Networks Using Adaptive Antenna Arrays and Filtering Technique
Abstract: We address the problem of interference as related to Satellite Personal Communication Networks (S-PCNs). Basic low Earth orbit (LEO) constellation is considered. The paper uses combined adaptive antenna arrays and adaptive filtering technique. This hybrid linear adaptive technique provides improved performance eliminating interference, particularly uncorrelated signals residing in the antenna sidelobes.
Cite this paper: nullS. Iwasokun and M. Kolawole, "Interference Mitigation in Satellite Personal Communication Networks Using Adaptive Antenna Arrays and Filtering Technique," Wireless Engineering and Technology, Vol. 1 No. 2, 2010, pp. 88-91. doi: 10.4236/wet.2010.12013.

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