Journal of Sensors / 2017 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

PC-MAC: A Prescheduling and Collision-Avoided MAC Protocol for Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks

Table 1

Data packet length in different modems.

Modem typeData ratePreamble duration timePacket duration time

Benthos ATM-855800 bps1.5 s5.5 s
Aqua-sent3.045 kbps0.49 s1.53 s
WHOI micromodem300–5000 bps0.87 s1.5 s–11.54 s

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