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CORRELATION FOR MULTI-FREQUENCY PROPAGATION IN URBAN ENVIRONMENTS

By B. Van Laethem, F. Quitin, F. Bellens, C. Oestges, and P. De Doncker

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Abstract:
The multi-frequency propagation in urban environment is investigated in this letter. An experimental measurement campaign is conducted to simultaneously measure the GSM-900, GSM-1800 and UMTS band of a cellular system in a suburban environment. The shadowing and small-scale fading parameters are extracted, and the correlation of these parameters across the different frequency bands is measured. It is shown that shadowing coefficients are highly correlated, while small-scale fading is completely uncorrelated between different frequency bands.

Citation:
B. Van Laethem, F. Quitin, F. Bellens, C. Oestges, and P. De Doncker, "Correlation for Multi-Frequency Propagation in Urban Environments," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 29, 151-156, 2012.
doi:10.2528/PIERL11111701

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