Measurements and analysis of spectrum occupancy in the 2.3-2.4 GHz band in Finland and Chicago

Marko Höyhtyä (Corresponding author), Marja Matinmikko, Xianfu Chen, J. Hallio, J. Auranen, R. Ekman, J. Röning, J. Engelberg, J. Kalliovaara, T. Taher, A. Riaz, D. Roberson

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    Abstract

    This paper presents results from spectrum occupancy measurements in the 2.3-2.4 GHz band at Turku, Finland and Chicago, USA. The band is currently under study in European regulation and standardization for mobile communication systems. We review the recently introduced Licensed Shared Access (LSA) concept as a potential means for making the 2.3-2.4 GHz band available for mobile communications on a shared basis while protecting the rights of the incumbent spectrum users. The spectrum occupancy measurements conducted in one location in Finland show that the use of this band is rather low indicating that there might be potential for mobile communication systems to share this band with the incumbents under the LSA approach.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings
    Subtitle of host publication9th International Conference on Cognitive Radio Oriented Wireless Networks, 2014
    Pages95-101
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2014
    MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
    Event9th International Conference on Cognitive Radio Oriented Wireless Networks, CROWNCOM 2014 - Oulu, Finland
    Duration: 2 Jun 20144 Jun 2014
    Conference number: 9

    Conference

    Conference9th International Conference on Cognitive Radio Oriented Wireless Networks, CROWNCOM 2014
    Abbreviated titleCROWNCOM 2014
    Country/TerritoryFinland
    CityOulu
    Period2/06/144/06/14

    Keywords

    • cognitive radio
    • spectrum sharing
    • spectrum measurements
    • spectrum occupancy
    • mobile communication

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