Wideband Channel Sounding Simulation Tool and Sounding Sequences Evaluation



Wideband Channel Sounding, Simulation, Sequences


This work presents the Base-Band Sounding Tool (BSOT), a wideband channel sounding simulator with different scenarios and configurations, providing the channel’s characterization in terms of delay and Doppler spreading. BSOT follows COST 207 statistical channel model and the pulse compression technique with direct cross-correlation at the receiver. Besides its validation results, the paper presentes a performance evaluation of 6 types of sounding sequences (Random, Kasami, Gold, m-Sequence, Zadoff-Chu and Golay), including a robustness evaluation with different lengths, sampling rates, and SNR values. The simulated outputs are coherent with the theoretical modeling, and the investigation of sounding sequences reveals a better sounding performance obtained with the Zadoff-Chu and Golay sequences.


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Author Biographies

Jose Marcos Leal Barbosa Filho, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte

J. Marcos Leal B. Filho received his BSc degree in 2018 and his M.Sc degree in 2021, at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN), Brazil, where he researched on wideband wireless channel sounding and non-ionizing radiation measurement. He is currently working in Brazilian Air Force in trajectography radar sector.

Vicente Angelo de Sousa Junior, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte

Vicente A. de Sousa Jr. received his BSc, MSc and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineer from FederalUniversity of Ceara (UFC) in 2001, 2002 and 2009, respectively. Between 2001 and 2006, he developed solutions to UMTS/WLAN interworking for UFC and Ericsson of Brazil. Between 2006 and 2010, Sousa contributed to WIMAX standardization and Nokia’s product as a researcher at Nokia Institute of Development (INdT). Sousa is now a lecturer at UFRN, Natal, Brazil.

Danilo de Santana Pena, Sidia Instituto de Ciencia e Tecnologia

Danilo de S. Penareceived his BSc. degree in 2012 and his M.Sc. degree in 2014, where heworked on signal processing and embedded systems projects. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in signal processing in 2019, where his research involves statistical signal processing, optimization, and array signal processing. He developed a novelty method for source localization based on acoustic signals over severe conditions at the Federal University of RioGrande do Norte (UFRN), Brazil. He is currently a researcher at Sidia Instituto de Ciˆencia e Tecnologia, Manaus, AM, Brazil.

Leonardo Henrique Gonsioroski, Universidade Estadual do Maranhao

Leonardo Henrique Gonsioroski received his PhD degree at PUC-RJ and his Master Degree at the Instituto Militar de Engenharia. He graduated from the Federal University of Maranhao. He was Professor at Universidade Gama Filho (2009-2014). He was Coordinator of the Latu Senso Postgraduate Course at Universidade Estacio de Sa (2010-2014). He was Adjunct Professor at Escola Naval (2014-2015). He was Professor and Course Coordinator at CEUMA University (2015-2017). Since 2015, he has been Professor at Universidade Estadual do Maranhao, Brazil.


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How to Cite

Leal Barbosa Filho, J. M., de Sousa Junior, V. A., de Santana Pena, D., & Gonsioroski, L. H. (2021). Wideband Channel Sounding Simulation Tool and Sounding Sequences Evaluation. IEEE Latin America Transactions, 20(4), 562–572. Retrieved from https://latamt.ieeer9.org/index.php/transactions/article/view/5689