DAB Multiplexes



Between new ideas characterizing the digital radio, DAB+ appears to be the concept of the multiplex. The concept of the multiplex includes:
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    The cumulative network of programs and services that use a common frequency block.

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    The common frequency block modulated as the OFDM signal, in the Specifications referred to as the ensemble signal. This signal contains multiplexed programs and services organized in subchannels – so the term used simultaneously is the multiplex signal.

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    The common coverage area of multiplex signal of transmitters operating in the single- frequency network (SFN).


Multiplex signal is created by programs and services that use a common block of frequencies and the joint broadcasting network. The allocation of frequency blocks to individual regions and countries was the subject of international conferences.


Multiplex concept Multiplex network Multiplex signal Multiplex coverage Planning coverage rules 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Institute of TelecommunicationsWroclawPoland

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