An Improved Double Delta Correlator for BOC Signal Tracking in GNSS Receivers

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 240)


Multipath is one of main error sources in code tracking in global navigation satellite system. One of the first approaches to mitigate multipath is called Double Delta Correlator (DDC). This technique originally applied to Global Positioning System signals (C/A signals) which are Binary Phase ShiftKeying ones and have a single–peak autocorrelation function. Latter, it also applied to new GNSS signals which are binary offset carrier (BOC) modulated ones. It shows a good code multipath performance for mid-delayed and long-delayed multipath in both cases. For short-delayed multipath, there is still remaining error. This paper presents an Improved DDC that could reduce the error for short-delayed multipath signals. This improved DDC method is proposed for BOC signals. The simulation results show a better performance of proposed method than conventional DDC.


BOC signal Double delta correlator Multipath mitigation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pham-Viet Hung
    • 1
  • Dao-Ngoc Chien
    • 1
  • Nguyen-Van Khang
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Electronics and TelecommunicationsHanoi University of Science and TechnologyHanoiVietnam

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