Chapter 1. Radio Propagation

  1. Roger L. Freeman

Published Online: 6 MAR 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470050446.ch1

Radio System Design for Telecommunications, Third Edition

Radio System Design for Telecommunications, Third Edition

How to Cite

Freeman, R. L. (2006) Radio Propagation, in Radio System Design for Telecommunications, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470050446.ch1

Author Information

  1. Scottsdale, Arizona, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 MAR 2006
  2. Published Print: 30 MAR 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471757139

Online ISBN: 9780470050446

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Keywords:

  • radio propagation;
  • diffraction effects—Fresnel zone problem;
  • multipath fading - fade depth and fade duration

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Loss in Free Space

  • Atmospheric Effects on Propagation

  • Diffraction Effects—The Fresnel Zone Problem

  • Ground Reflection

  • Fading

  • From Another Perspective—A Discussion of Fading

  • Fade Depth and Fade Duration

  • Penalty for Not Meeting Obstacle Clearance Criteria

  • Attenuation Through Vegetation