Performance Of Synthetic Storm Technique In Estimating Fade Dynamics In Equatorial Malaysia

Mohamed Yunus, Mawarni and Siat, Ling Jong and Riva, Carlo G. and D'Amico, Michele and Lam, Hong Yin and Din, Jafri (2018) Performance Of Synthetic Storm Technique In Estimating Fade Dynamics In Equatorial Malaysia. International Journal Of Satellite Communications And Networking, 36. pp. 416-426. ISSN 1542-0973

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Abstract

In this paper,the synthetic storm technique (SST) is applied to 1-minute rainfall rate collected from a rain gauge to predict the fade dynamics of the signal in an earth-to-satellite link in an equatorial climate location without the needs of satellite beacon measurements.The obtained results are compared with the statistics calculated from measured rain attenuation and with the ITU recommendation model.As for fade duration,a good agreement with measurements has been found together with a significant improvement in terms of prediction errors with respect to the ITU-R model.Synthetic storm technique is also able to predict fade slope statistics fairly well and has equivalent performance of ITU-R model.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: fade duration, fade slope, interfade duration, rain attenuation, rain rate, synthetic storm technique
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: Faculty of Electronics and Computer Engineering > Department of Telecommunication Engineering
Depositing User: Mohd. Nazir Taib
Date Deposited: 11 Jan 2019 03:47
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2021 19:31
URI: http://eprints.utem.edu.my/id/eprint/21792
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