IRT transmits DVB-T2 test signal

Since early December, the German technical institute of the public broadcasters IRT in Munich transmits a standards compliant DVB-T2 test signal on UHF channel 43.

The institute said the effective radiated power is 1 kW and provides a radius of about 5 km from the transmitter in Munich-Freimann technical investigations in terms of mobility, robustness and data rate management.

In addition, the IRT examines various practicable parameter settings for a coverage in both indoor and outdoor event. Even narrow-band configurations, as intended, for example, the transmission of radio signals to be tested.

The current modulation is 256 QAM, the guard interval is 1 / 128 at a code rate of 5 / 6 and an 8 k FFT.