Table 4: The optimal preamble length of B-MAC and TICER causes smallest idle listening and results in the longest lifetime, presented in brackets.

Average tx time
1 minute 1 hour 12 hours

B-MAC 120 ms
(1.1 years)
0.94 s
(2.76 years)
3.27 s
(3.27 years)
TICER 200 ms
(0.76 years)
1.56 s
(2.41 years)
5.42 s
(3.12 years)