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Adaptive power control for terrestrial microwave communication link in Tropical Region

Abdul Rahman, Tharek and Toh, Chee Leng (2001) Adaptive power control for terrestrial microwave communication link in Tropical Region. In: MICC, LISLO & ISCE 2001, 21st - 24th Oct. 2001, J. W. Marriot Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.

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Abstract

Propagation of microwave signal above lOGHz involves not only free space path loss but also other attenuation due to atmospheric phenomena. In tropical region, the high rain rate has become a serious degradation factor for microwave communication system. Rain attenuation reduces the receiving signal in microwave link, thus decrease the signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) and increase the bit-error-rate (HER). Adaptive power control is proposed as a solution for maintaining the received signal above the threshold level corresponding to the BER. This paper presents the system level design of a 26GHz microwave communication transceiver with adaptive power control to overcome the rain attenuation problem. The transceiver system design and simulation are done with communication system design software.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information:5th IEEE Malaysia International Conference on Communications; 2nd East Asian Conference on Lightware Systems, Lasers and Optoelectronics; 5th IEEE Asia Pacific International Symposium on Consumer Electronics
Uncontrolled Keywords:adaptive power control, microwave communication link, rain attenuation, transceiver
Subjects:T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions:Electrical Engineering
ID Code:10472
Deposited By: Ms Zalinda Shuratman
Deposited On:21 Oct 2010 08:25
Last Modified:21 Oct 2010 08:25

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