Measurement of Rain Induced Attenuation over a Line of Sight Link Operating at 28.75 GHz at Amritsar (INDIA)

  • Parshotam Sharma
  • I. S. Hudiara
  • M. L. Singh


The need of higher bandwidth systems has led the system designer to shift into higher frequency region. But working at these high frequency regions is not that easy. The paper presents results of the measurements of rain induced attenuation of a LOS link operating at 28.75 GHz at Amritsar (31°36′ N 74° 52′ E) for a single event that occurred on the 15th Nov., 2004. The results have been compared with those of ITU-R Model. It is observed that there is a significant difference between the attenuation levels measured and those predicted by using ITU-R model.


Attenuation Rain Terrestrial systems Specific attenuation ITU-R 



The work is a part of the project sponsored by Govt. of India.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Parshotam Sharma
    • 1
  • I. S. Hudiara
    • 2
  • M. L. Singh
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Electronics and Communication EngineeringK.C. College of Engg. & ITPunjabIndia
  2. 2.K.C. College of Engg. & ITPunjabIndia
  3. 3.Department of Electronics TechnologyNanak Dev UniversityPunjabIndia

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