PROPAGATION MODEL FOR PATH LOSS THROUGH VEGETATED ENVIRONMENTS AT 700 800 MHZ BAND
Keywords:Path Loss over vegetated environments, UHF Propagation Mode, Radio communication fading
In almost all literature about propagation models through vegetated environments, path loss has been proposed based on specimens of temperate clime conditions. In this work, a new propagation model is proposed, based on measurements, carried out on vegetated environments with tropical specimens. These environments are common on suburban and rural areas in Brazil.Â Current models have presented pessimistic approach to propagation loss in these areas. The vegetal morphology andÂ Â frequency effects, transmission height and distance are taken into consideration. Finally a comparison with existing models is presented.
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