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Design considerations for a filter bank based TVWS transceiver

Elliot, Ross Andrew and Enderwitz, Martin and Darbari, Faisal and Crockett, Louise Helen and Weiss, Stephan and Stewart, Robert (2012) Design considerations for a filter bank based TVWS transceiver. In: URSI UK Festival of Radio Science, 2012-04-19 - 2012-04-19.

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Abstract

This paper discusses the design of a filter bank based transceiver capable of simultaneously up- or downconverting the entire TV white space (TVWS) frequency band. The spectral mask requirements favour a filter bank based approach, whereby RF sampling and the use of an FPGA for digital up- and down-conversion dictates a two-stage approach. Some of the design considerations, including filter design approaches, are discussed in this contribution.