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Rain induced attenuation studies for v-band frequency in tropical regions

Badron, Khairayu and Ismail, Ahmad Fadzil and Din, Jafri and Abdul Rahman, Tharek (2009) Rain induced attenuation studies for v-band frequency in tropical regions. In: Loughborough Antennas & Propagation Conference, Nov 16-17 2009, Loughborough, UK.

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Abstract

Satellite links operating at frequencies above 10GHz in the tropics typically suffer severe signal degradation due to rain. The study attempts to investigate the impacts of rain on the performance of satellite-Earth links at V-band frequency. Attenuation due to rain at 38GHz had been measured for a period of 20 months in Malaysia. Studies are being conducted to quantify the rain-induced degradations. Preliminary analyses include seasonal variations and the annual cumulative distributions. Obtained results are compared with several prediction models including the ITU-R.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 5457/2915
Uncontrolled Keywords: impacts of rain; satellite-Earth; topical regions; V-band frequency
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK5101 Telecommunication. Including telegraphy, radio, radar, television
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Depositing User: Ir. Dr. Ahmad Fadzil Ismail
Date Deposited: 06 Oct 2011 13:58
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2015 11:04
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/2915

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