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International Journal of Digital Multimedia Broadcasting
Volume 2008, Article ID 243937, 5 pages
Research Article

Handheld Digital TV Performance Evaluation Method

Mackenzie Digital Television Laboratory, Mackenzie Presbyterian University, Rua da Consolacao 930, Sao Paulo, CEP 01302-907, SP, Brazil

Received 17 December 2007; Revised 8 June 2008; Accepted 17 September 2008

Academic Editor: Jörn Altmann

Copyright © 2008 Gunnar Bedicks Jr. et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


This paper presents a simplified method for signal level clearance evaluation in each place of signal reception up to threshold for a given portable TV receiver device. It describes briefly the structure of transmission system considering the “1Seg” structure of ISDB-T. The preliminary laboratory test was made before the field tests to verify the main features of handheld receiver.