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1 Introduction
1.1 Commercial requirements for DVB‑T2
1.2 DVB‑T and DVB‑T2; what is the difference?
1.3 Notes on this Report
2 System properties
2.1 Bandwidth
2.2 FFT size
2.3 Modulation scheme and guard interval
2.4 Available data rate
2.5 Carrier-to-noise ratio (C/N)
2.5.1 Introduction
2.5.2 Methodology for the derivation of the C/N
2.5.3 Common reception channels
2.5.4 C/N for Gaussian channel
2.5.5 C/N for Rice and Rayleigh channel
2.6 Rotated constellation
2.6.1 Concept
2.6.2 Constellation diagram
2.6.3 Rotation of the constellation diagram
2.6.4 Rotation angle
2.6.5 Time delay between I and Q
2.6.6 Improvement of performance
2.7 Scattered pilot patterns
2.7.1 Principle of scattered pilot pattern
2.7.2 Sample pilot pattern choices
2.8 Time interleaving
2.9 Bandwidth extension
2.10 Phase noise
2.11 Choice of system parameters
2.11.1 Choice of FFT size
2.11.2 Selection of DVB‑T2 mode for SFNs
3 Receiver properties, sharing and compatibility, network planning parameters
3.1 Minimum receiver signal input levels
3.2 Signal levels for planning
3.3 Examples of signal levels for planning
3.3.1 DVB‑T2 in Band III
3.3.2 DVB‑T2 in Band IV/V
3.4 Protection ratios
3.4.1 Introduction
3.4.2 DVB‑T2 vs. DVB‑T2/DVB‑T
3.4.3 DVB‑T2 vs. T‑DAB
3.4.4 DVB‑T2 vs. Analogue TV
3.4.5 DVB‑T2 vs. LTE
3.4.6 Protection ratios for DVB‑T2 modes other than the reference mode
3.5 DVB‑T2 equalization interval (EI)
4 New planning features
4.1 SFN extension
4.1.1 Introduction
4.1.2 Example 1: Rooftop reception, SFN, large area, VHF
4.1.3 Example 2: Portable reception (with 64‑QAM), SFN, large area, VHF
4.1.4 Example 3: Portable reception, SFN, medium area, UHF
4.1.5 Example 4: Portable reception, SFN, large area, UHF
4.2 Degradation beyond guard interval
4.2.1 Use of higher FFT modes
4.3 MISO (multiple input single output)
4.3.1 General considerations
4.3.2 Transmission parameter considerations
4.3.3 Planning applications and considerations
4.3.4 Qualitative description of the MISO gain
4.3.5 Example of MISO coverage gain
4.4 Time-frequency slicing (TFS)
4.4.1 TFS in the DVB‑T2 standard
4.4.2 The TFS concept
4.4.3 TFS gains
Statistical multiplexing gain
Network planning gain
4.4.4 TFS coverage gain
4.4.5 TFS interference gain
4.4.6 Improved robustness
4.4.7 Calculation of potential TFS coverage gain example
4.4.8 Coherent coverage effects
4.5 Time slicing
4.6 Physical layer pipes
4.6.1 Input streams and physical layer pipes
4.6.2 Single and multiple PLPs
4.7 Peak-to-average power ratio (PAPR) reduction techniques
4.8 Future extension frames (FEF)
5 Implementation scenarios
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Scenario 1: MFN rooftop reception and a transition case
5.3 Scenario 2: SFN rooftop reception, maximum coverage
5.4 Scenario 3: SFN rooftop reception, moderate coverage
5.4.1 Scenario 3a: Rooftop reception for limited area SFN
5.4.2 Scenario 3b: Rooftop reception for large area SFNs
5.5 Scenario 4: Portable reception (maximum data rate)
5.6 Scenario 5: Portable reception (maximum coverage area extension)
5.7 Scenario 6: Portable reception (optimal spectrum usage)
5.8 Scenario 7: Mobile reception (1.7 MHz bandwidth in Band III)
5.9 Scenario 8: Portable and mobile reception (common MUX usage by different services) Multiple PLPs
5.10 Overview of scenarios
6 Transition to DVB‑T2
6.1 DVB‑T2 in GE06
6.1.1 Implementing alternative broadcasting transmission systems under the GE06 Agreement
6.1.2 Requirements for the development of the DVB‑T2 specification
6.1.3 Implementation of DVB‑T2 in the GE06 Plan
6.2 Transition scenarios
6.2.1 Introduction
6.2.2 Infrastructure
6.2.3 Frequency planning issues
6.2.4 Transition from Analogue TV to DVB‑T2
6.2.5 Transition from DVB‑T to DVB‑T2
7 References
Annex 1 Planning methods, criteria and parameter
A1.1 Reception modes
A1.1.1 Fixed antenna reception
A1.1.2 Portable antenna reception
A1.1.3 Mobile reception
A1.1.4 Handheld reception
A1.2 Coverage definitions
A1.3 Calculation of signal levels
A1.3.1 Antenna gain
A1.3.2 Feeder loss
A1.3.3 Man-made noise (MMN)
A1.3.4 Height loss
A1.3.5 Building penetration loss
A1.3.6 Vehicle (car) entry loss
A1.3.7 Location percentage
A1.3.8 Frequency interpolation in the UHF band (Bands IV and V)
Annex 2 Estimation of the net data capacity of a DVB‑T2 multiplex
Annex 3 Nyquist time for frequency and time interpolation vs. guard interval
Annex 4 Derivation and comparison of C/N values
A4.1 Raw values of C/N for the derivation of the Rice and Rayleigh Channel Case
A4.2 Comparison of C/N values calculated according to the methodology of  2.5 and measurement results
Annex 5 DVB‑T2‑Lite
A5.1 Introduction
A5.2 Differences between T2-Base and T2‑Lite
A5.3 DVB‑T2‑Lite signal structure
A5.4 DVB‑T2‑Lite system parameters
A5.5 DVB‑T2‑Lite planning parameters
A5.6 Implementation aspects and implementation scenarios
Annex 6 Specific implementation scenarios/Country situation
A6.1 Introduction of DVB‑T2 in the UK
A6.1.1 UK T2 rollout process
A6.2 Introduction of DVB‑T2 in Finland
A6.3 Introduction of DVB‑T2 in Sweden
A6.4 Introduction of DVB‑T2 in Denmark