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PCFICH - Physical Control Format Indicator Channel

The PCFICH (Physical Control Format Indicator Channel) is used to inform the UE about the number of OFDM symbols (1, 2 or 3) used for the PDCCH in a subframe. This channel consists of 32bits which are cell-specific scrambled prior to modulation and mapping.


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