Detecting the number of transmit antennas in a base station

  • US 8,494,090 B2
  • Filed: 09/10/2012
  • Issued: 07/23/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/07/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
Patent Images

1. A method comprising:

  • scrambling a plurality of bits of broadcast channel data using a first scrambling sequence when a transmitter operates with only one transmit antenna and using a second scrambling sequence when the transmitter operates with only two transmit antennas, wherein the first scrambling sequence indicates one transmit antenna operation and the second scrambling sequence indicates two transmit antenna operation; and

    transmitting the plurality of scrambled bits within a data frame to a remote communication device,wherein transmitting the plurality of scrambled bits further comprises transmitting the plurality of scrambled bits within a primary broadcast channel in accordance with a Long Term Evolution (LTE) standard.

View all claims
    ×
    ×

    Thank you for your feedback

    ×
    ×