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A Link-Level Simulator of the CDMA2000 Reverse-Link Layer



Hamid Gharavi, R Wyatt-Millington, F Chin, K Ban


This paper presents the design and implementation of a simulation model for the cdma2000 reverse link. The model includes all the radio configurations and their corresponding data rates in accordance with the IS-2000 specifications. The paper first presents a tutorial review of the traffic channel characteristics of the cdma2000 reverse link (subscriber to base station) and its physical layer performance by considered two types of rake receivers; ideal and non-ideal. The reverse link performance is measured based on its link budget specifications.
Journal of Research (NIST JRES) -
108 No. 4


CDMA-2000, code division multiple access (CDMA), IS2000, third generation (3rd) Mobile systems


Gharavi, H. , Wyatt-Millington, R. , Chin, F. and Ban, K. (2003), A Link-Level Simulator of the CDMA2000 Reverse-Link Layer, Journal of Research (NIST JRES), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed June 17, 2024)


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Created July 31, 2003, Updated October 12, 2021