US Patent No. 10,893,571

RADIO LINK MONITORING BASED ON DISCONTINUOUS RECEPTION MODE


Patent No. 10,893,571
Issue Date January 12, 2021
Title Radio Link Monitoring Based On Discontinuous Reception Mode
Inventorship Bilal Sadiq, Basking Ridge, NJ (US)
Peter Gaal, San Diego, CA (US)
Heechoon Lee, San Diego, CA (US)
Wanshi Chen, San Diego, CA (US)
Tingfang Ji, San Diego, CA (US)
Assignee QUALCOMM Incorporated, San Diego, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,893,571

1. A method for wireless communication, the method comprising:operating, at a user equipment (UE), in a discontinuous reception (DRX) mode of operation; and
evaluating, by the UE, a link quality between the UE and a base station (BS) at least once every time period, wherein the time period is determined based on (i) a length of a DRX cycle of the UE operating in the DRX mode of operation and (ii) a reference signal (RS) period that indicates a periodicity of an RS transmission.