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Propagation and bit error rate measurements within buildings in the millimetre wave band about 60 GHz

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  • AR Tharek
  • JP McGeehan
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication8th European Conference on Area Communication (EUROCON 88), Stockholm
Publisher or commissioning bodyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages318 - 321
Number of pages4
StatePublished - Jun 1988
Event8th European Conference on Electrotechnics (EUROCON 88) - Stockholm, Sweden


Conference8th European Conference on Electrotechnics (EUROCON 88)
Period1/06/88 → …


There is a significant interest in the millimetric waveband around 60 GHz for providing integrated personal communications for a wide range of digital services to mobile users and data terminals. Furthermore, with recent advances in GaAs technology, the use of 60 GHz in broadband short-range point-to-point links is also the subject of much investigation at the moment. A study of propagation and bit error rate within buildings using phase-locked oscillators at 60 GHz is reported. The measurements include envelope distribution, median received signal power versus distance, signal coverage, knife edge diffraction, and bit error rate using frequency-shift keying

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Rose publication type: Conference contribution Sponsorship: One of the authors, A.R. Tharek, would like to thank the University of Technology Malaysia and the Malaysian Government for their financial support Terms of use: Copyright © 1988 IEEE. Reprinted from Proceedings of 8th European Conference on Electrotechnics, 1988. This material is posted here with permission of the IEEE. Such permission of the IEEE does not in any way imply IEEE endorsement of any of the University of Bristol's products or services. Internal or personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution must be obtained from the IEEE by writing to By choosing to view this document, you agree to all provisions of the copyright laws protecting it

Research areas

  • radiowave propagation, microwave links, 60 GHz


8th European Conference on Electrotechnics (EUROCON 88)

Duration1 Jun 1988 → …

Event: Conference

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