Handbook of Land-Mobile Radio System Coverage

Handbook of Land-Mobile Radio System Coverage

by Garry C. Hess, Gary C. Hess


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780890069455
Publisher: Artech House, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/28/1997
Series: Artech House Mobile Communications Series
Pages: 346
Product dimensions: 6.36(w) x 9.44(h) x 1.06(d)

About the Author

Garry Hess is a research member of the technical staff in the land-mobile products sector of Motorola, Inc. He holds a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois at Champagne/Urbana. Dr. Hess is the author of Land-Mobile Radio System Engineering, also published by Artech House.

Table of Contents

The Character of Land-Mobile Radio Signals. Probability Distributions. Parameter Estimation in Rayleigh Fading. Coverage Relations. Specific Coverage Applications. Verification of Coverage. Path Loss Models. Noise Considerations. Link Budgets. Automatic RF Layout of Multisite, Frequency-Reuse Radio Systems. Appendices.

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DEO-PhD-Candidate More than 1 year ago
This is a great reference book to add to your professional library and a must for those RF engineers that are designing communications and telemetry equipment for the idustrial, scientific, and telemetry applications. Garry Hess has done an excellent job at organizing all of the materials of radio coverage design into one comprehensive text, complete with detailed deriviations, real-world examples, and the end of chapter and comprehensive references cited list has been done very well also. A major portion of the text deals with the basic background of single and multi-variable probablity and statistical analysis methods and tools needed to later develop more in-depth and accurtate models for predicting such channel parameters as fading, diffraction, path-loss models and calculations, noise considerations, link budget analyses, diversity studies, and frequency re-use planning. As an added bonus to the researcher and designer, a 3.5" floppy disk accompanies the book which includes many useful source code routines in Fortran that only further aides in the help of finding solutions to a number of complicated formulas for propagation modeling, predicting, and analyzing of radio coverage. Although written and tailored more for those systems designers within the digital cellular telephone industry, the usefulness of the book's contents may be readily applicable to wireless communications in many other major industries as well, including those of voice, video, and data whether the final deployments are for land, mobile, or terrestrial applications. Great job Garry on the book. I recommend it for all engineers libraries. Regards, DEO...