Chapter 7. The Broadcast Side

  1. Wolfgang Hoeg1,† and
  2. Thomas Lauterbach2
  1. Wolfram Titze and
  2. Stephen Baily

Published Online: 2 APR 2002

DOI: 10.1002/0470841702.ch7

Digital Audio Broadcasting: Principles and Applications

Digital Audio Broadcasting: Principles and Applications

How to Cite

Titze, W. and Baily, S. (2002) The Broadcast Side, in Digital Audio Broadcasting: Principles and Applications (eds W. Hoeg and T. Lauterbach), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470841702.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Berlin, Germany

  2. 2

    University of Applied Sciences, Nürnberg, Germany

  1. (formerly head of division at Deutsche Telekom Berkom)

  1. (formerly head of division at Deutsche Telekom Berkom)

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 APR 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471858942

Online ISBN: 9780470841709

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Keywords:

  • DAB networks;
  • coverage planning aspect;
  • DAB transmitter;
  • Single Frequency Networks (SFN);
  • coverage planning;
  • field strength;
  • interference;
  • time delay;
  • coverage evaluation;
  • monitoring;
  • DAB networks;
  • frequency management

Summary

Chapter 7 The Broadcast Side describes the principles of DAB networks from both the hardware implementation aspect and the coverage planning aspect. The chapter contains detailed descriptions of

  • The digital and analogue signal processing units of a DAB transmitter

  • The concept, advantages and properties of DAB single frequency networks (SFN)

  • Coverage planning aspects with respect to field strength, interference, and time delay

  • Coverage evaluation and monitoring of DAB networks, including two examples for networks in VHF band III and L-band

  • Frequency management and allocation