Table Of Contents

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  • Introduction

o Background o SEAMCAT architecture o Typical work flow when using SEAMCAT

  • Main structural elements of SEAMCAT

o Event Generation Engine (EGE) o CDMA Simulation Engine (CDMAE) o Interference Calculation Engine (ICE)

  • Data elements

o SEAMCAT data types o Function entry dialog window o Emissions mask dialog window o Random distribution dialog window o Antenna pattern dialog window o Signal display window

  • Simulation workspace

o What is a simulation workspace o Creating and managing workspaces

  • Creating SEAMCAT scenario

o Simulation scenario and its programming o Victim link dialog window o Interfering link dialog window o CDMA system dialog window o Sharing and importing scenarios

  • Performing a simulation

o Simulation control settings o Running a simulation (event generation) o Calculating probability of interference o Simulation results o Producing simulation report o Logging intermediate simulation results

  • Library of scenario elements

o SEAMCAT Library o Antenna elements o Receiver elements o Transmitter elements o CDMA Link level data o Propagation model plugins o Post processing plugins o Setting up environment for programming plugins o Exporting and importing a library

  • Special functions

o Batch simulations o Remote computing o Setting up remote server o Auto-generation of multiple interfering links

  • Detailed algorithms

o Calculation of wanted signal o Calculation of unwanted and blocking signals o Calculation of intermodulation signal o Interference calculation (non-CDMA/OFDMA) o CDMA simulation algorithm o OFDMA simulation algorithm

  • Elementary calculations

o Relative location of VR and IT (Simulation Radius) o Relative location of transceivers within a link o Calculation of azimuths and elevations (within a link) o Calculation of azimuths and elevations (IT-VR path) o Calculation of antenna gains o Calculation of VR blocking attenuation o Calculation of the coverage radius of a transmitter o Calculation of IT power control gain o Calculation of IT (unwanted) emissions

  • Propagation models

o Guide to propagation models in SEAMCAT o ITU-R P.1546 model o Extended Hata and Hata-SRD models o Spherical diffraction model o Free Space Loss model o User-defined model

  • Reference annexes

o Setting antenna height, pointing azimuth and elevation o Setting path azimuths in links o Setting blocking attenuation of victim receiver o Scenario consistency check o Error and warning messages