Patent Number: 7,085,582

Title: Pilot information gain control method and apparatus

Abstract: Various gain factors for pilot information are used to determine a corresponding plurality of likely channel performance values for a plurality of data channels (and/or services). The resultant information is used to select a specific gain factor to apply when transmitting the pilot information. In one embodiment, the gain factor that correlates to the highest signal to interference plus noise ratio is used.

Inventors: Xiao; Weimin (Hoffman Estates, IL), Ratasuk; Rapeepat (Schaumburg, IL), Ghosh; Amitava (Buffalo Grove, IL)

Assignee: Motorola, Inc.

International Classification: H04B 7/00 (20060101); H04B 7/212 (20060101); H04Q 7/20 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/01/02018