Method and apparatus for virtualizing antenna in wireless communication system

  • US 9,843,938 B2
  • Filed: 09/02/2013
  • Issued: 12/12/2017
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/31/2012
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for reconfiguring antennas of a terminal in a wireless communication system, comprising:

  • transmitting, by the terminal, an antenna reconfiguration request to a base station;

    receiving, by the terminal from the base station, an authorization message indicating whether the antenna reconfiguration request is authorized; and

    transmitting, by the terminal, antenna reconfiguration information to the base station when the antenna reconfiguration request is authorized,wherein the antenna reconfiguration information includes information on an antenna virtualization pattern including a number of one or more physical antennas mapped to one virtual antenna, andwherein the number of one or more physical antennas mapped to one virtual antenna is determined to change a beamwidth based on moving speed of the terminal and moving direction of the terminal.

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