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Table 1 Format of the designed frames

From: A statistical frame based TDMA protocol for human body communication

Name of frame Frame format
Beacon frame Frame type Recipient address Sender address Time synchronization CRC
1 Byte 1 Byte 1 Byte 2 Bytes 2 Bytes
Request frame Frame type Recipient address Sender address Number of request slots CRC
1 Byte 1 Byte 1 Byte 1 Byte 2 Bytes
Statistical frame Frame type Recipient address Sender address Total time slots Node serial number and time slots CRC
1 Byte 1 Byte 1 Byte 2 Bytes 2 \( N \) bytes 2 Bytes
Data/emergency frame Frame type Recipient address Sender address Frame sequence Data CRC
1 Byte 1 Byte 1 Byte 1 Byte \( L \) Bytes 2 Bytes
Acknowledge \( L \) frame Frame type Recipient address Sender address Time synchronization Node serial number and time slots CRC
1 Byte 1 Byte 1 Byte 2 Bytes 2 \( N \) Bytes 2 Bytes