Measurement and Modelling of the Propagation Channel between Low Height Terminals
Konstantinou, K, Kang, S, Brown, TWC and Tzaras, C (2011) Measurement and Modelling of the Propagation Channel between Low Height Terminals IET Microwaves, Antennas and Propagation, 5 (4). 412 - 418. ISSN 1751-8725
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The evaluation of communication systems with low-height terminals requires path loss models that are applicable to low-height links. For the terminology low-height, the range 0.5 (mobile-) to 3m (fixed-node) above ground is considered. Herein, empirical non-time-dispersive propagation models for relaying systems with low-height terminals are proposed. The models consist of line-of-sight and non-line-of-sight branches. Single- and two-slope modelling approaches were examined. The models take into account the effect of frequency, transmitter and receiver height, and environment. They are complemented by shadowing and fast-fading distribution and correlation statistics. The performance of the models in producing accurate estimations is evaluated by comparison with sets of independent data.
|Additional Information:||This paper is a postprint of a paper submitted to and accepted for publication in IET Microwaves, Antennas and Propagation, and is subject to Institution of Engineering and Technology Copyright. The copy of record is available at IET Digital Library|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Electronic Engineering > Centre for Communication Systems Research|
|Depositing User:||Symplectic Elements|
|Date Deposited:||01 May 2012 12:51|
|Last Modified:||23 Sep 2013 19:22|
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