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General quadrature amplitude demodulation



z = genqamdemod(y,const) demodulates the complex envelope, y, of a quadrature amplitude modulated signal using the signal mapping specified in const.


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Create the points that describe a hexagonal constellation.

inphase = [1/2 1 1 1/2 1/2 2 2 5/2];
quadr = [0 1 -1 2 -2 1 -1 0];
inphase = [inphase;-inphase]; inphase = inphase(:);
quadr = [quadr;quadr]; quadr = quadr(:);
const = inphase + 1i*quadr;

Plot the constellation.

h = scatterplot(const);

Generate input data symbols. Modulate the symbols using this constellation.

x = [3 8 5 10 7];
y = genqammod(x,const);

Demodulate the modulated signal, y.

z = genqamdemod(y,const);

Plot the modulated signal in same figure.

hold on;
legend('Constellation','Modulated signal');
hold off;

Determine the number of symbol errors between the demodulated data to the original sequence.

numErrs = symerr(x,z)
numErrs = 0

Input Arguments

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Complex envelope, specified as a scalar, vector, matrix, or 3-D array of numeric values. If y is a matrix with multiple rows, the function processes the rows independently.

Signal mapping, specified as a complex vector.

Data Types: double | single
Complex Number Support: Yes

Output Arguments

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Message signal, returned as a scalar, vector, matrix, or 3-D array of numeric values. The message signal consists of integers between 0 and length(const)–1. The datatype of z is the same as the data type of input x.

Data Types: double | single

Extended Capabilities

C/C++ Code Generation
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Version History

Introduced before R2006a