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A NOVEL DESIGN OF ARBITRARY SHAPED CELLS FOR EFFICIENT COVERAGE FROM HIGH ALTITUDE PLATFORMS

By Y. A. Albagory

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Abstract:
This paper proposes a novel beamforming technique to form an arbitrary-shaped cell for the high altitude platforms (HAPs) mobile communications. The new technique is based on pattern summation of individual low-sidelobe narrow-beams which constitute the desired cell pattern weighted by an amplitude correcting function. The new cell pattern can be adapted to cover the main highways forming worm-shaped cells which may cover the highway for long distances up 100km and it will has an important role in reducing frequent handoffs and signaling traffic of location updating from moving users over the long highways.

Citation: (See works that cites this article)
Y. A. Albagory, "A Novel Design of Arbitrary Shaped Cells for Efficient Coverage from High Altitude Platforms," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 1, 245-254, 2008.
doi:10.2528/PIERL07120505

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