Patent Number: 6,310,871

Title: Methods for grouping and ungrouping sectors of a cell in a cellular communication system

Abstract: Methods for grouping and ungrouping sectors of a cell in a cellular communication system are provided. Sector grouping is performed by generating a common PN offset for each of the sectors, and then changing the unique PN offset of each of the sectors to the common PN offset. Sector ungrouping is performed by generating unique PN offsets for each of the sectors in the group, and then changing the common PN offset for each sector to one of the unique PN offsets.

Inventors: Kim; Tae-Hyoun (Boochon, KR)

Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

International Classification: H04B 7/26 (20060101); H04J 13/00 (20060101); H04B 1/707 (20060101); H04Q 7/36 (20060101); H04Q 7/38 (20060101); H04B 007/216 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018