Borisav D Jovanovic, Srdjan Milenkovic

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The utilization of the techniques for Peak to Average Power Ratio (PAPR) reduction makes the wireless infrastructure conform to rigorous telecommunication standard specifications (error vector magnitude (EVM), bit error rate (BER), transmit spectrum mask (TSM)). In modern modulation schemes reduction of PAPR is important requirement for distortion free and energy-efficient operation of power amplifiers (PA). In this paper novel implementation of Peak Windowing method for PAPR reduction in Software Defined Radio (SDR) Base Stations (BS) is presented. The measurement results in terms of EVM and ACPR are given for 5MHz, 10MHz, 15MHz, 20MHz Long-Term Evolution (LTE) and Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (WCDMA) modulations. In case of 10MHz LTE signal, we achieved PAPR=8dB, EVM=2.0%, ACPR -52dBc at modulated PA output, antenna point.


Peak to Average Power Ratio; Peak Windowing, Software Defined Radio

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