General overview of ATSC 3.0

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Physical overview

FEC length 16200, 64800
Code Rate 2/15, 3/15, 4/15, 5/15, 6/15, 7/15, 8/15, 9/15, 10/15, 11/15, 12/15, 13/15
Constellation QPSK, NUC, 16QAM, 64QAM, 256QAM, 1024QAM, 4096QAM
Transmission mode SISO, MISO, MIMO, Channel bonding
Interleaving Convolutional Time Interleaver, Hybrid Time Interleaver
FFT size 8K, 16K, 32K
Max bitrate SISO 8 MHz 78.5 Mbps
2x2 MIMO 8 MHz 157 Mbps
Frame duration from 50ms to 5s
PLP number from 1 up to 64 (min 4 in parallel for demod)
Versatile PLP mapping TDM, FDM, TFDM, LDM
ATSC 3.0 constellation

ATSC Frame

ATSC 3.0 Frame

ATSC 3.0 Protocol Stack

ATSC 3.0 protocol stack

ATSC 3.0 System architecture

ATSC 3.0 architecture ATScheduler IPGuard IPGuard

ATSC 3.0 Studio to Transmitter Link


ATSC 3.0 Glossary

ALP ATSC Link layer Protocol NRT Non Real Time
BB Base Band Frame
NUC Non-Uniform Constellation
DASH Dynamic Adaptative Streaming over HTTP PLP Physical Layer Pipe
ISO BMFF ISO Base Media File Format
ROUTE Real-time Object Delivery over Unidirectional Transport
LDM Layered Division Multiplexing RRT Rating Region Table
LMT Link Mapping Table SLS Service Layer Signaling
LLS Low Layer Signalling SLT Service List Table
MMT MPEG Media Transport STL Studio to Transmitter Link
MMTP MPEG Media Transport Protocol TS Transport Stream
MPU Media Processing Unit