Radio Coverage Prediction

  • R. C. V. Macario


Radio waves form part of the naturally occurring electromagnetic wave spectrum, any one frequency component of which can be represented as a progressive electromagnetic wave. Such a wave component is shown in Figure 2.1.


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Further reading

  1. CCIR (1982). Recommendations and reports, XV Plenary Assembly, Geneva, Volume V, ( Propagation in non-ionized media )Google Scholar
  2. Edwards, R. and Durking, J. (1969). ‘Computer prediction of service areas for VHF mobile radio networks’, Proc IEE, 116, Sept, pp 1493–1500Google Scholar
  3. Griffiths, J. (1987). Radio Wave Propagation and Antennas, Prentice Hall International Ltd, UKGoogle Scholar
  4. IEEE Vech Tech report on propagation (1988). ‘Coverage prediction for mobile radio systems operating in the 800/900 MHz frequency range’, IEEE Veh Tech, VT-37, Feb, pp 3–70Google Scholar
  5. Lee, W.C.Y. (1982). Mobile Communications Engineering, McGraw-Hill Book Co, USAGoogle Scholar
  6. Parsons, J.D. (1992). The Mobile Radio Propagation Channel, Pentech Press, London, UKGoogle Scholar

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© R. C. V. Macario 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. C. V. Macario
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electronic and Electrical EngineeringUniversity of WalesSwanseaUK

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