A Markov Model for Wide-Band Fading Channel Simulation in Micro-Cellular Systems

Ian OPPERMANN  Benjamin WHITE  Branka S. VUCETIC  

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IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E79-B   No.9   pp.1215-1220
Publication Date: 1996/09/25
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Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Issue on Personal Communications)
Category: Radio propagation and channel modeling
Keyword: 
wide band channel modelling,  Markov chains,  micro-cellular systems,  

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Summary: 
This paper presents a model for a wide-band fading channel for terrestrial mobile applications. The model is based on the results of measurements made in a heavily built-up urban environment using a 25 MHz signal centred at approximately 2.6 GHz. This paper presents measured impulse responses and details the parameter extraction process used to determine the characteristics of the channel. These parameters are used in the channel simulation package and the output of these simulations are compared to the original data.