Analysis of Wideband Radio Channel Properties for Planning of Next-Generation Wireless Networks

Konferenz: EuCAP 2009 - 3rd European Conference on Antennas and Propagation
23.03.2009 - 27.03.2009 in Berlin, Germany

Tagungsband: EuCAP 2009

Seiten: 5Sprache: EnglischTyp: PDF

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Zhang, Haibin; Mantel, Onno (TNO Information and Communication Technology, P.O. Box 5050, 2600 GB Delft, The Netherlands)
Kwakkernaat, Maurice; Herben, Matti (The Eindhoven University of Technology, 5600 MB Eindhoven, The Netherlands)

This paper analyzes the application of wideband channel properties in the radio planning of wideband wireless networks. The definition and prediction of delay spread (DS) and angular spread (AS) are first discussed. A wideband high-resolution measurement campaign is then described which was conducted in an urban area using a 3-D high-resolution channel sounder. The comparison between measured and predicted data shows different prediction accuracy of DS and AS, with a 3-D ray tracing approach, for two different propagation environments.