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frequency correction channel (FCCH)

In GSM networks, the broadcast control channel (BCCH) is also used to transmit frequency and synchronization information between the radio base station (BTS) and the mobile station, among other things. Therefore, this function of the Broadcast Control


also called Frequency Correction Channel (FCCH).

The Frequency Correction Channel is a logical radio channel in which a data burst is transmitted as a frequency correction signal of all zeros. This correction signal is used for frequency shifting

. Frequency shifting occurs, for example, in radar technology due to the Doppler effect.

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Updated at: 18.10.2020
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