US Patent No. 10,602,515

GUARD BAND WITH SYNCHRONIZATION INFORMATION


Patent No. 10,602,515
Issue Date March 24, 2020
Title Guard Band With Synchronization Information
Inventorship Hung Ly, San Diego, CA (US)
Jing Jiang, San Diego, CA (US)
Tingfang Ji, San Diego, CA (US)
Assignee QUALCOMM Incorporated, San Diego, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,602,515

1. A method of communication for an apparatus, comprising:determining a first transmission property for communication with another apparatus via a first set of tones allocated for first information;
determining a second transmission property for communication with the other apparatus via a second set of tones allocated for first synchronization information, wherein the second transmission property is different from the first transmission property;
determining a third transmission property for communication with the other apparatus via a third set of tones allocated for a guard band between the first set of tones and the second set of tones;
communicating the first information via the first set of tones during a time period using the first transmission property;
communicating the first synchronization information via the second set of tones during the time period using the second transmission property; and
communicating second synchronization information via the third set of tones during the time period using the third transmission property, wherein the second synchronization information is communicated every Nth tone of the third set of tones and N is greater than or equal to 2.