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.
Kostas_Paper.pdf - Accepted version Manuscript
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.
|Divisions :||Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Electronic Engineering > Centre for Communication Systems Research|
|Date :||21 March 2011|
|Identification Number :||10.1049/iet-map.2010.0197|
|Depositing User :||Symplectic Elements|
|Date Deposited :||08 Jul 2011 11:00|
|Last Modified :||08 Nov 2013 12:08|
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