Impact of cognitive radio on radio astronomy

Marinus Jan Bentum, A.J. Boonstra, W.A. Baan

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    The introduction of new communication techniques requires an increase in the efficiency of spectrum usage. Cognitive radio is one of the new techniques that fosters spectrum efficiency by using unoccupied frequency spectrum for communications. However, cognitive radio will increase the transmission power density and cause an increasing level of Radio Frequency Interference (RFI), which may impact other services and particularly passive users of the spectrum. In this paper we present the principles of cognitive radio and introduce a model for its impact on radio astronomy.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publicationRFI Mitigation Workshop (RFI2010)
    Place of PublicationGroningen
    PublisherProceedings of Science (POS)
    Number of pages7
    ISBN (Print)1824-8039
    Publication statusPublished - 30 Mar 2010
    EventRFI Mitigation Workshop, RFI 2010 - Groningen, the Netherlands
    Duration: 29 Mar 201031 Mar 2010

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    PublisherProceedings of Science (POS)


    WorkshopRFI Mitigation Workshop, RFI 2010
    Other29-31 March 2010


    • METIS-276221
    • EWI-19082
    • IR-75275

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