Asymmetric Dual-Band Tracking Technique for Optimal Joint Processing of BDS B1I and B1C Signals
AbstractAlong with the rapid development of the Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS), satellite navigation signals have become more diversified, complex, and agile in adapting to increasing market demands. Various techniques have been developed for processing multiple navigation signals to achieve better performance in terms of accuracy, sensitivity, and robustness. This paper focuses on a technique for processing two signals with separate but adjacent center frequencies, such as B1I and B1C signals in the BeiDou global system. The two signals may differ in modulation scheme, power, and initial phase relation and can be processed independently by user receivers; however, the propagation delays of the two signals from a satellite are nearly identical as they are modulated on adjacent frequencies, share the same reference clock, and undergo nearly identical propagation paths to the receiver, resulting in strong coherence between the two signals. Joint processing of these signals can achieve optimal measurement performance due to the increased Gabor bandwidth and power. In this paper, we propose a universal scheme of asymmetric dual-band tracking (ASYM-DBT) to take advantage of the strong coherence, the increased Gabor bandwidth, and power of the two signals in achieving much-reduced thermal noise and more accurate ranging results when compared with the traditional single-band algorithm. View Full-Text
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Wang, C.; Cui, X.; Ma, T.; Zhao, S.; Lu, M. Asymmetric Dual-Band Tracking Technique for Optimal Joint Processing of BDS B1I and B1C Signals. Sensors 2017, 17, 2360.
Wang C, Cui X, Ma T, Zhao S, Lu M. Asymmetric Dual-Band Tracking Technique for Optimal Joint Processing of BDS B1I and B1C Signals. Sensors. 2017; 17(10):2360.Chicago/Turabian Style
Wang, Chuhan; Cui, Xiaowei; Ma, Tianyi; Zhao, Sihao; Lu, Mingquan. 2017. "Asymmetric Dual-Band Tracking Technique for Optimal Joint Processing of BDS B1I and B1C Signals." Sensors 17, no. 10: 2360.
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