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feuerstein1994path


M.J. Feuerstein, K.L. Blackard, T.S. Rappaport, S.Y. Seidel and H.H. Xia, "Path loss, delay spread, and outage models as functions of antenna height for microcellular system design," IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 43 (3), pp. 487-498, August 1994.

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loss, This paper presents results of wide-band path and delay spread measurements for five representative microcellular environments in the San Francisco Bay area at 1900 MHz. Measurements were made with a wide-band channel sounder using a 100-ns probing pulse. Base station antenna heights of 3.7 m, 8.5 m, and 13.3 m were tested with a mobile receiver antenna height of 1.7 m to emulate a typical microcellular scenario. The results presented in this paper provide insight into the statistical distributions of measured path loss by showing the validity of a double regression model with a break point at a distance that has first Fresnel zone clearance for line-of-sight topographies. The variation of delay spread as a function of path loss is also investigated, and loss, a simple exponential overbound model is developed. The path and delay spread models are then applied to communication system design allowing outage probabilities, based on path loss or delay spread, to be estimated for a given microcell size

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M.J. Feuerstein
K.L. Blackard
T.S. Rappaport
S.Y. Seidel
H.H. Xia

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@article{feuerstein1994path,
    author = {Feuerstein, M.J. and Blackard, K.L. and Rappaport, T.S. and Seidel, S.Y. and Xia, H.H.},
    title = {{Path loss, delay spread, and outage models as functions of antenna height for microcellular system design}},
    journal = {IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology},
    pages = {487-498},
    volume = {43},
    number = {3},
    keywords = {1.7 m;100 ns;13.3 m;1900 MHz;3.7 m;8.5 m;Fresnel zone clearance;San Francisco Bay area;UHF;antenna height;base station antenna heights;communication system design;delay spread measurement;double regression model;exponential overbound model;line-of-sight topographies;microcell size;microcellular system design;mobile receiver antenna height;outage models;outage probabilities;probing pulse;statistical distributions;wideband channel sounder;wideband path loss measurement;attenuation measurement;cellular radio;delays;loss measurement;mobile antennas;radio stations;radiowave propagation;},
    year = {1994},
    month = {August},
    publisher = {IEEE},
    issn = {0018-9545},
    doi = {10.1109/25.312809},
   }
   
   

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