MCS11 RFmx Waveform Creator Does Not Have the Correct PAPR

Updated Jan 12, 2022

Reported In

Software

  • RFmx Waveform Creator

Issue Details

I'm trying to generate an MCS11 waveform with the RFmx Waveform Creator but the PAPR (Peak Average Power Ratio) is incorrect.
What I'm doing wrong?

Solution

The process to generate this waveform is:
  • Open the RFmx Waveform Editor
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  • Go to the Modulation>>WLAN
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  • Configure the Hardware Settings
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  • Configure the desired power level in Hardware Settings>>GeneratorX>>Power Level
  • Then configure the Waveform settings
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  • Then go to the General Settings>>MCS index, modify the index to 11
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  • After that save the waveform go to Save>>OK
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Additional Information

These are the basic steps to generate the WLAN MCS11 signal, in case of questions regarding the impact and a deeper understanding of the settings consult the help files. 
The readme files of the RFmx WLAN personality are more detailed regarding modulation support and changes.