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GEOMETRICAL ANALYSIS OF HIGH ALTITUDE PLATFORMS CELLULAR FOOTPRINT

By M. I. Dessouky, H. A. Sharshar, and Y. A. Albagory

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Abstract:
Cellular communications using high altitude platforms will predominate the existing conventional terrestrial or satellite systems. Radio coverage of HAPs is an important issue that affect the cellular system design, therefore a deep analysis of the HAP cell footprint will be presented in two coverage models and the cell parameters are also deduced for subsequent cellular design. In the design stage, a cell generating algorithm is introduced to define their locations more accurate. When deploying the cellular system with such algorithm, the cells have proper overlap and interspacing.

Citation: (See works that cites this article)
M. I. Dessouky, H. A. Sharshar, and Y. A. Albagory, "Geometrical Analysis of High Altitude Platforms Cellular Footprint," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 67, 263-274, 2007.
doi:10.2528/PIER06092502
http://www.jpier.org/PIER/pier.php?paper=06092502

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