Persistent Link:
http://hdl.handle.net/10150/607026
Title:
Measurement and Analysis of Urban Radio Channels for Communication System Design
Author:
Frasco, L. A.; Goldfein, H. D.
Affiliation:
U.S. Department of Transportation
Issue Date:
1971-09
Rights:
Copyright © International Foundation for Telemetering
Collection Information:
Proceedings from the International Telemetering Conference are made available by the International Foundation for Telemetering and the University of Arizona Libraries. Visit http://www.telemetry.org/index.php/contact-us if you have questions about items in this collection.
Publisher:
International Foundation for Telemetering
Journal:
International Telemetering Conference Proceedings
Abstract:
This paper outlines a program to measure VHF and UHF urban radio channels for playback and analysis in the laboratory. These measurements are required for the design of high data rate communication equipment which makes efficient use of the radio spectrum. We include in this category data communication and surveillance equipment necessary to meet the demands of the variety of command and control functions envisioned for transportation systems by federal, state, and local governments. Included in the paper is a qualitative description of the channel followed by a discussion of the measurement techniques and hardware that will be used. The goal of the measurement program is to develop both analytic and experimental tools for the design and evaluation of advanced communication techniques specialized for signalling over the urban radio channel. These techniques will include modulation waveform design, coding, and the design of receiver structures including those which adapt to measured channel behavior. Future technology will permit complex hardware designs to be used in the implementation of these techniques while maintaining low system cost. The same techniques and approach used here for the urban channel can be applied to other radio channels that occur in transportation systems. In particular, they are applicable to data links for air-ground and high speed ground transportation system uses.
Sponsors:
International Foundation for Telemetering
ISSN:
0884-5123; 0074-9079
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http://www.telemetry.org/

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.titleMeasurement and Analysis of Urban Radio Channels for Communication System Designen_US
dc.contributor.authorFrasco, L. A.en
dc.contributor.authorGoldfein, H. D.en
dc.contributor.departmentU.S. Department of Transportationen
dc.date.issued1971-09en
dc.rightsCopyright © International Foundation for Telemeteringen
dc.description.collectioninformationProceedings from the International Telemetering Conference are made available by the International Foundation for Telemetering and the University of Arizona Libraries. Visit http://www.telemetry.org/index.php/contact-us if you have questions about items in this collection.en
dc.publisherInternational Foundation for Telemeteringen
dc.description.abstractThis paper outlines a program to measure VHF and UHF urban radio channels for playback and analysis in the laboratory. These measurements are required for the design of high data rate communication equipment which makes efficient use of the radio spectrum. We include in this category data communication and surveillance equipment necessary to meet the demands of the variety of command and control functions envisioned for transportation systems by federal, state, and local governments. Included in the paper is a qualitative description of the channel followed by a discussion of the measurement techniques and hardware that will be used. The goal of the measurement program is to develop both analytic and experimental tools for the design and evaluation of advanced communication techniques specialized for signalling over the urban radio channel. These techniques will include modulation waveform design, coding, and the design of receiver structures including those which adapt to measured channel behavior. Future technology will permit complex hardware designs to be used in the implementation of these techniques while maintaining low system cost. The same techniques and approach used here for the urban channel can be applied to other radio channels that occur in transportation systems. In particular, they are applicable to data links for air-ground and high speed ground transportation system uses.en
dc.description.sponsorshipInternational Foundation for Telemeteringen
dc.identifier.issn0884-5123en
dc.identifier.issn0074-9079en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/607026en
dc.identifier.journalInternational Telemetering Conference Proceedingsen
dc.typetexten
dc.typeProceedingsen
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.telemetry.org/en
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