Frequency Diversity Improvement Factor Using Different MIMO Techniques for Rain Fade Mitigation in South-East Asia


Trilochan Patra,Sanjib Sil,Manabendra Maity,



Frequency diversity,Diversity improvement factor,Rain fade mitigation,MIMO Techniques,


Signal attenuation due to rain is an important barrier in the Microwave Communication field. In the terrestrial region like South-East Asia the microwave signals operating at higher frequency ranges are attenuated due to rain and other atmospheric obstacles like water vapor, ice particle etc. In this paper we have used different MIMO techniques like 2x2, 3x3 and 4x4 and also constructed a model. We study the frequency diversity improvement factor for the developed model for different fade margins using 4X4 MIMO techniques. Then we compare this study with ITU-R model. We have got the better result for prediction model using 4x4 MIMO techniques for the frequency range 50-90 GHz.


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