Planning, Designing and Performance Evaluation of Micro Wave Link Case Study from Wegeda to NefasMewucha

  • Gashaw MihretuEmail author
  • Pushparaghavan Annamalai
  • N. Malmurugan
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 308)


The Microwave link is an alternative link for fiber optics or for the area which is difficult to practically implement fiber optics and satellite link access. It has different properties like line of sight, environmental constraints, including rain fade and many obstacle issues such as hills, buildings and trees. In Ethiopia, Amhara region, South Gondar, currently the hill station in between Wegeda Amanuel areas, microwave link severely affected and equipment failure due to the environmental interferences. Because of interruption of this link, most of the times stop the connection of this area. Due to the above limitation of the rural access to this area, this paper is specially intended to provide and fulfill the needs by planning and designing microwave link between NefasMewucha to Wegeda. The traffic from and to Wegeda is likely to increase in future as it is one of the important potential area in Amhara region. Hence, it needs reliable and efficient alternate communication link. In overall, this paper deals the site survey, system margins, frequency planning, power budget calculation and performance evaluation activities and the results are simulated using Global mapper 12.


Path clearance Signal Radiation Loss System Margin Power budget Link reliability 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gashaw Mihretu
    • 1
    Email author
  • Pushparaghavan Annamalai
    • 1
  • N. Malmurugan
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Bahir Dar Institute of TechnologyBahir Dar UniversityBahir DarEthiopia
  2. 2.Mahindra College of EngineeringSalemIndia

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