Chapter 9. Radio System Design Above 10 GHz

  1. Roger L. Freeman

Published Online: 6 MAR 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470050446.ch9

Radio System Design for Telecommunications, Third Edition

Radio System Design for Telecommunications, Third Edition

How to Cite

Freeman, R. L. (2007) Radio System Design Above 10 GHz, in Radio System Design for Telecommunications, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470050446.ch9

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:

  • above 10 GHz radio system design;
  • excess attenuation and rainfall for satellite paths;
  • excess attenuation and atmospheric gases on satellite links

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Problem—An Introduction

  • The General Propagation Problem Above 10 GHz

  • Excess Attenuation Due to Rainfall

  • Calculation of Excess Attenuation Due to Rainfall for Satellite Paths

  • Excess Attenuation Due to Atmospheric Gases on Satellite Links

  • Attenuation Due to Clouds and Fog

  • Calculation of Sky Noise Temperature as a Function of Attenuation

  • The Sun as a Noise Generator

  • Propagation Effects with a Low Elevation Angle

  • Depolarization on Satellite Links

  • Scintillation Fading on Satellite Links

  • Trade-off Between Free-Space Loss and Antenna Gain