Review of rain attenuation measurements on earth - Space links in Nigeria

T. V. Omotosho, O. O. Obiyemi, Mandeep Singh Jit Singh, Mardina Abdullah, S. A. Akinwumi, A. A. Willoughby, O. O. Ometan, M. O. Adewusi

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Abstract

Due to the prevailing impact of rain on microwave and millimetre wave propagation in tropical climates, fade margins derived from experimental campaigns would provide more practical estimates for planning. In this paper, the extent of work done on the experimental assessment of the attenuation induced by rain on practical earth-space links in Nigeria is presented. The cumulative rain rate distributions derived from the instantaneous precipitation indices for propagation modelling and the estimation of fade margin is presented for Ile-Ife, Akure, Ilorin, Ota, Osogbo and Ogbomoso. Results reveals the spatial variability of the point rainfall rate across these stations. Although the stations engaged with measurement on rain attenuation are limited in number, preliminary results from new stations are presented, while addition data from ongoing campaigns will provide a robust indices for modelling the digital DTH links and for evaluating the performance of pre-existing models over Nigeria.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Conference on Space Science and Communication, IconSpace
PublisherIEEE Computer Society
Pages42-46
Number of pages5
Volume2015-September
ISBN (Print)9781479919406
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 29 Sep 2015
Event4th International Conference on Space Science and Communication, IconSpace 2015 - Langkawi, Malaysia
Duration: 10 Aug 201512 Aug 2015

Other

Other4th International Conference on Space Science and Communication, IconSpace 2015
CountryMalaysia
CityLangkawi
Period10/8/1512/8/15

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Rain
Nigeria
campaign
Earth (planet)
climate
planning
Precipitation (meteorology)
performance
Millimeter waves
Wave propagation
Microwaves
Planning

Keywords

  • cumulative rain rate
  • DTH links
  • earth-space links
  • rain attenuation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Communication

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Omotosho, T. V., Obiyemi, O. O., Jit Singh, M. S., Abdullah, M., Akinwumi, S. A., Willoughby, A. A., ... Adewusi, M. O. (2015). Review of rain attenuation measurements on earth - Space links in Nigeria. In International Conference on Space Science and Communication, IconSpace (Vol. 2015-September, pp. 42-46). [7283813] IEEE Computer Society. https://doi.org/10.1109/IconSpace.2015.7283813

Review of rain attenuation measurements on earth - Space links in Nigeria. / Omotosho, T. V.; Obiyemi, O. O.; Jit Singh, Mandeep Singh; Abdullah, Mardina; Akinwumi, S. A.; Willoughby, A. A.; Ometan, O. O.; Adewusi, M. O.

International Conference on Space Science and Communication, IconSpace. Vol. 2015-September IEEE Computer Society, 2015. p. 42-46 7283813.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Omotosho, TV, Obiyemi, OO, Jit Singh, MS, Abdullah, M, Akinwumi, SA, Willoughby, AA, Ometan, OO & Adewusi, MO 2015, Review of rain attenuation measurements on earth - Space links in Nigeria. in International Conference on Space Science and Communication, IconSpace. vol. 2015-September, 7283813, IEEE Computer Society, pp. 42-46, 4th International Conference on Space Science and Communication, IconSpace 2015, Langkawi, Malaysia, 10/8/15. https://doi.org/10.1109/IconSpace.2015.7283813
Omotosho TV, Obiyemi OO, Jit Singh MS, Abdullah M, Akinwumi SA, Willoughby AA et al. Review of rain attenuation measurements on earth - Space links in Nigeria. In International Conference on Space Science and Communication, IconSpace. Vol. 2015-September. IEEE Computer Society. 2015. p. 42-46. 7283813 https://doi.org/10.1109/IconSpace.2015.7283813
Omotosho, T. V. ; Obiyemi, O. O. ; Jit Singh, Mandeep Singh ; Abdullah, Mardina ; Akinwumi, S. A. ; Willoughby, A. A. ; Ometan, O. O. ; Adewusi, M. O. / Review of rain attenuation measurements on earth - Space links in Nigeria. International Conference on Space Science and Communication, IconSpace. Vol. 2015-September IEEE Computer Society, 2015. pp. 42-46
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