A Study on Propagation Path Characteristics of GPS Potential Jamming Signal Based on Spherical Ground Diffraction Loss

Title & Authors
A Study on Propagation Path Characteristics of GPS Potential Jamming Signal Based on Spherical Ground Diffraction Loss
Ko, Kwang-Soob;

Abstract
This paper is to investigate propagation path characteristics of GPS potential jamming signal. To do this, the spherical ground diffraction model is applied to the potential jamming scenario referred to the GPS jamming events occurred in recent years. The fundamental theory on the propagation path loss is discussed and a specific model is applied to several vehicles types which have own heights of antennas in order to compare their propagation path loss values at same 2-D location. The transmitting powers are appropriately given as the ordinary GPS jamming events. And then the received powers in dBW are obtained with given transmitting powers and the estimated total loss. The result of received jamming power at various locations due to the given scenario was distinct. For example, propagation loss values were estimated as -147 ~ -142dBW and -167 ~ -162dBW in $\small{10^6W}$ and $\small{10^4W}$, respectively. This computation result of the loss can be seriously considered with the tolerable jammer power against L1- C/A GPS receiver under any real jamming situations.
Keywords
Propagation path loss;Spherical ground diffraction;Potential jamming;Tolerable jammer power;GPS jamming;
Language
English
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