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06.423GPPTSVoice Activity Detection (VAD) for Half Rate Speech Traffic Channels

The present document specifies the Voice Activity Detector (VAD) to be used in the Discontinuous Transmission (DTX) as described in GSM 06.41 [4]. It also specifies the test methods to be used to verify that a VAD implementation complies with the present document.

The requirements are mandatory on any VAD to be used either in GSM Mobile Stations (MS)s or Base Station Systems (BSS)s that utilize the half‑rate GSM speech traffic channel.