Impact on Wave Propagation in Underground to Above Ground Communication Through Soil for UWB Buried Antenna at 3.5 GHz

  • Vandana Laxman BadeEmail author
  • Suvarna S. Chorage
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 8)


A communication through soil using buried antenna is proposed. A transmitting and receiving antenna is used for communication through soil and measure the difference parameter of the ground surfaces such as depth of underground buried antenna in soil, attenuation, propagation of EM wave signals, ground conductivity. The research of WSN (wireless sensor network) UWB has enormously developed for communication through soil using antenna. It was found that the radiation of energy from aboveground to buried antenna that forms a spherical wave and wave propagation due to spherical surface wave is faster in ground surface than below the surface. This study include attenuation caused by different soil properties which is the main challenge because of their power. This paper studies that soil moisture, texture, depth, frequency impact on attenuation, wave propagation, signal to noise ratio, conductivity during communication through soil using buried antenna. This underground to above ground UWB communication is design at 3.5 GHZ frequency using the simulation and measurement results with short distance and low soil moisture.


Wireless sensor network Ultra wide band Electromagnetic 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electronics & TelecommunicationBV’s College of Engineering for WomenPuneIndia

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