MX2007009322A - Base transceiver station (bts) synchronization. - Google Patents

Base transceiver station (bts) synchronization.

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MX2007009322A
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lmus
bts
timing
various
btss
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MX2007009322A
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Joseph W Sheehan
Robert J Anderson
Jeffrey F Bull
Benjamin Herman Cohen
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Trueposition Inc
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Priority to PCT/US2005/014188 priority patent/WO2006088472A1/en
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    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04BTRANSMISSION
    • H04B7/00Radio transmission systems, i.e. using radiation field
    • H04B7/24Radio transmission systems, i.e. using radiation field for communication between two or more posts
    • H04B7/26Radio transmission systems, i.e. using radiation field for communication between two or more posts at least one of which is mobile
    • H04B7/2662Arrangements for Wireless System Synchronisation
    • H04B7/2671Arrangements for Wireless Time-Division Multiple Access [TDMA] System Synchronisation
    • H04B7/2678Time synchronisation
    • H04B7/2684Synchronisation of a mobile station with more than one base station
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04BTRANSMISSION
    • H04B7/00Radio transmission systems, i.e. using radiation field
    • H04B7/24Radio transmission systems, i.e. using radiation field for communication between two or more posts
    • H04B7/26Radio transmission systems, i.e. using radiation field for communication between two or more posts at least one of which is mobile
    • H04B7/2662Arrangements for Wireless System Synchronisation
    • H04B7/2671Arrangements for Wireless Time-Division Multiple Access [TDMA] System Synchronisation
    • H04B7/2678Time synchronisation
    • H04B7/2687Inter base stations synchronisation
    • H04B7/2693Centralised synchronisation, i.e. using external universal time reference, e.g. by using a global positioning system [GPS] or by distributing time reference over the wireline network

Abstract

In a network overlay wireless location solution for a GSM or UMTS communications network, spectrum utilization can be made far more efficient by synchronizing the BTSs, which can require distributing a timing signal to all BTSs, or installing a satellite-based timing unit in each site. The present invention provides an architecture in which Location Measurement Units (LMUs) are installed at some or all of the BTS sites for the purpose of locating wireless devices. The LMUs are used to measure the timing of various uplink and/or downlink signals in the cellular network in support of various location techniques. These LMUs may include a GPS-based timing reference module, which may be used to synchronize the time bases of all LMUs. To reduce the overall cost of BTS synchronization, the LMU distributes timing signals, including a periodic electrical pulse as well as time description information, on a serial or other interface, which is available for other nodes to use for synchronization. The format of the electrical pulse and time description information is modified through hardware and software to adapt to the various formats required by various BTS types. For example, the BTSs with co-located LMUs can receive a synchronization signal with little or no hardware cost. The External Interface Unit (EIU) described herein may be used to adapt to various BTS hardware formats. For BTS sites not equipped with an LMU, a Timing Measurement Unit (TMU) can be used. The TMU has the single function of providing BTS time signals in the same formats as provided by the LMUs. The time signals provided by the TMUs are synchronous to the signals provided by the LMUs. This timing-only TMU has a lower cost than the LMU because it does not support the uplink or downlink signal measurement functions. This approach allows a cellular operator to synchronize BTSs at a relatively low cost.
MX2007009322A 2005-02-11 2005-04-25 Base transceiver station (bts) synchronization. MX2007009322A (en)

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US65226505P true 2005-02-11 2005-02-11
PCT/US2005/014188 WO2006088472A1 (en) 2005-02-11 2005-04-25 Base transceiver station (bts) synchronization

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