Channel Characterization in the 5.8GHz Band in a Suburban Area

Wilyam D. T. Meza, Gláucio. L. Siqueira, Leni J. Matos

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Based on signal measurements carried out in the 5.8 GHz band, which is reserved for unlicensed WiMAX in Brazil, this paper evaluates narrowband and wideband characteristics on the suburban area of Tanguá city in Rio de Janeiro State. Fading statistics, coverage and adjusted prediction model such as Hata-COST 231, SUI and UFPA were used in order to find the model that best fits the measurement data before ultimately determining that the UFPA model proved to be the best one. Temporal dispersion is studied through the delay spread and coherence band calculated from the power delay profiles obtained in the sounded channel.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S2179-10742014000100008

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