Patent Number: 7,088,957

Title: Method and apparatus for determining the closed loop power control set point in a wireless packet data communication system

Abstract: According to one aspect of the invention, a method for determining a power control set point is provided. In one embodiment, the power control set point is determined based on one or more factors including a first factor corresponding to a pilot bit error rate, a second factor corresponding to a normalized signal variance, and a third factor corresponding to an average number of fingers in lock.

Inventors: Ling; Fuyun (San Diego, CA), Black; Peter J. (San Diego, CA)

Assignee: Qualcomm Incorporated.

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

Expiration Date: 8/08/02018