Research on Threshold Selection Algorithm for Adaptive Modulation and Coding Scheme

  • Hao CuiEmail author
  • Zhigang LiEmail author
  • Zheng DouEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 463)


With the satellite communication as a key technology to achieve global seamless coverage, how to meet the different types of business needs and achieve reliable transmission of information under the conditions of limited resources have become an important issue that we need to face currently. Adaptive modulation and coding technology has good link adaptive effect in the satellite mobile communication fading channel. By assessing the merits of the channel state, the sender changes the various parameters of signal dynamically to achieve the purpose of improving system performance in different channel environments. Therefore, in order to make the system have the best adaptive transmission effect, it is necessary to select the most suitable MCS. In this paper, we first discuss the MCS selection algorithm, and simulate in the three different satellite channel environments to determine the thresholds of modulation and coding scheme.


Adaptive modulation and coding SNR Threshold Satellite communication 



This paper is funded by the International Exchange Program of Harbin Engineering University for Innovation Oriented Talents Cultivation, International Science & Technology Cooperation Program of China (2014 DFR10240), National Natural Science Foundation of China (612111070), China Postdoctoral Science Foundation (2013T60346), Harbin Science and Technology Research Projects (P083313026), Natural Science Foundation of Heilongjiang Province (P083014025).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Harbin Engineering UniversityHarbinChina

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