Method and an apparatus for a quick retransmission of signals in a communication system

  • US 6,694,469 B1
  • Filed: 04/14/2000
  • Issued: 02/17/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/14/2000
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. An apparatus configured to retransmit signals in a communication system, comprising:

  • a decoder configured to decode contents of a unit of received signal;

    a first feedback signal generator configured to generate a first feedback signal; and

    a first processor configured to determine a quality metric of said unit of signal, to instruct said feedback signal generator to generate a feedback signal in accordance with said quality metric, and to prevent decoding of said unit of signal if an indication received on a control channel indicates that said unit of signal is not to be decoded.

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