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Analyses of worst-month rain fade statistics for Ku-band (26GHz) in the tropics

Ismail, Ahmad Fadzil and Abd Rashid, Nur Emeilin and Din, Jafri and Abdul Rahman, Tharek and Islam, Md. Rafiqul (2012) Analyses of worst-month rain fade statistics for Ku-band (26GHz) in the tropics. In: 2012 7th International Conference on Telecommunication Systems, Services, and Applications (TSSA), 30-31 October 2012 , Bali, Indonesia.

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Abstract

ITU proposes that the fraction of time during which a pre-selected threshold is exceeded in the worst-month within a year is referred to as “the annual worst-month time fraction of excess”. This relates directly to situation where accumulation of outages at a specific threshold in one specific month has the worse effect on the transmission link than if compared to the accumulation that were distributed throughout the year. “Worstmonth” is basically where the threshold is exceeded for the longest time. The study of the worst-month statistics is critical to the designers of telecommunication systems since there might be cases where impairment can be dominated by a single month of the year due to local weather pattern

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 5068/35645
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Engineering
Depositing User: Ir. Dr. Ahmad Fadzil Ismail
Date Deposited: 06 Mar 2014 09:12
Last Modified: 06 Mar 2014 09:12
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/35645

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