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Publication Citation: A Channel Propagation Model for the 700 MHz Band

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Author(s): Camillo A. Gentile; Nada T. Golmie; Catherine A. Remley; Christopher L. Holloway; William F. Young;
Title: A Channel Propagation Model for the 700 MHz Band
Published: September 01, 0010
Abstract: Conversion from analog television in the United States combined with the appeal for broadband public safety communications is generating a lot of interest in the so-called 700 MHz band between 698-806 MHz. To our knowledge, no channel propagation model for this band exists to date. In this work, we derive such a model reduced from a measurement campaign realized through a stepped-frequency system. The campaign includes 89 transmitter-receiver configurations in seven different environments relevant to residential, commercial and public safety communications, ranging from subterranean mine tunnels to an oil refinery, from mid-size to high-rise buildings. The stochastic impulse response model is complete with 17 parameters which enables reconstruction for use in simulation engines, amongst others.
Proceedings: IEEE International Conference on Communications 2010
Location: Cape Town,
Dates: May 23-27, 2010
Keywords: Eigendecomposition, UWB-MIMO, UWB location, kurtosis
Research Areas: Telcommunications/Wireless
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