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Homework Help: Baud Rate

  1. Feb 10, 2013 #1
    We are using analog signaling to transmit our data. If we utilize 4 different phase shifts and 8 different amplitudes and the bit rate is 100 Kbits/s what is the baud rate of the channel?




    I was thinking that it is


    log[itex]_{2}[/itex] (4 * 8)/100 =1/20




    but i think it is wrong.
     
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  3. Feb 11, 2013 #2

    CWatters

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    I'm very rusty so might be totally wrong but...

    The baud rate is generally the symbol rate. If I've understood correctly you have 32 different symbols/combinations (4 * 8 = 32). So I believe the baud rate is 100,000/32.
     
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