Chapter 7. Propagation Effects Modeling and Prediction

  1. Louis J. Ippolito Jr.1,2

Published Online: 21 AUG 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470754443.ch7

Satellite Communications Systems Engineering: Atmospheric Effects, Satellite Link Design and System Performance

Satellite Communications Systems Engineering: Atmospheric Effects, Satellite Link Design and System Performance

How to Cite

Ippolito, L. J. (2008) Propagation Effects Modeling and Prediction, in Satellite Communications Systems Engineering: Atmospheric Effects, Satellite Link Design and System Performance, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470754443.ch7

Author Information

  1. 1

    ITT Advanced Engineering & Sciences, USA

  2. 2

    The George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 AUG 2008
  2. Published Print: 5 SEP 2008

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series on Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing

Book Series Editors:

  1. Dr Xuemin (Sherman) Shen3 and
  2. Dr Yi Pan4

Series Editor Information

  1. 3

    University of Waterloo, Canada

  2. 4

    Georgia State University, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470725276

Online ISBN: 9780470754443

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Keywords:

  • propagation effects modeling and prediction;
  • ITU-R Line-by-line Calculation;
  • Liebe Complex Refractivity Model and ITU-R procedures;
  • slobin cloud regions;
  • rain attenuation and wave propagation dominant impairment;
  • ITU-R rain attenuation model and Crane global model;
  • two component rain model;
  • depolarization

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Atmospheric Gases

  • Clouds and Fog

  • Rain Attenuation

  • Depolarization

  • Tropospheric Scintillation

  • References

  • Problems