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Site specific prediction and measurement of indoor power delay and power azimuth spectra at 5 GHz

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC Fall-2001), Atlantic City, USA
Publisher or commissioning bodyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages733 - 737
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)0780370058
StatePublished - Oct 2001
Event54th Vehicular Technology Conference 2001 (VTC 2001-Fall) - Atlantic City, United States


Conference54th Vehicular Technology Conference 2001 (VTC 2001-Fall)
CountryUnited States
CityAtlantic City
Period1/10/01 → …


This paper describes a newly developed three dimensional ray launching model for complex indoor environments. The model is capable of predicting detailed temporal and spatial multipath. To investigate and evaluate the accuracy of this model, predictions are compared with detailed measurements recently taken in an office environment. Power Delay and Power Azimuth Spectra are measured using a multielement Medav channel sounder operating with 120 MHz of bandwidth in the 5 GHz band. Prediction accuracy was found to be sensitive to the accuracy of the basestation height, the permittivity of the surrounding materials and the number of reflections permitted in the model. Overall, the results indicate that with careful modelling and well calibrated measurements, good site specific spatial and temporal multipath agreement can be achieved.

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Rose publication type: Conference contribution Sponsorship: Beng Sin Lee would like to thank the ORS for their financial support. Terms of use: Copyright © 2001 IEEE. Reprinted from Proceedings of IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, Fall 2001. 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

  • UHF radio propagation, multipath channels, 3D ray launching model


54th Vehicular Technology Conference 2001 (VTC 2001-Fall)

Duration1 Oct 2001 → …
CityAtlantic City
CountryUnited States

Event: Conference

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