Antenna Path Loss Propagation in the Dehradun Region at 1800 MHz in L-Band

  • Ranjan MishraEmail author
  • Piyush Kuchhal
  • Adesh Kumar
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 453)


A proper and good coverage is an important parameter in the planning of cellular network. Path loss models are crucial in the planning of wireless network as they assist in interference estimations, frequency assignments, and evaluation of cell parameters. This paper reports the results of the propagation path loss to a fixed height of antenna at 1800 MHz in the outskirts of Dehradun city in the state of Uttarakhand, India. The results shown in the paper are for propagation path loss considering Okumura–Hata model and Walfisch–Ikegami model in the implementation of a digital cellular system in the region on the outskirt of Dehradun. An analysis of co-channel interference is also presented. 1800 MHz falls in the L-band of SHF, and after 900 MHz band, this is the most favorable frequency band for mobile communication.


Propagation model Spectral efficiency Co-channel interference 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Engineering StudiesUniversity of Petroleum and Energy StudiesDehradunIndia

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