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Link Performance Analysis for Intra-Aircraft Wireless Communications in 4.4GHz
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Link Performance Analysis for Intra-Aircraft Wireless Communications in 4.4GHz
Cho, Moon-Je; Jung, Bang Chul; Park, Pangun; Chang, Woohyuk; Ban, Tae-Won;
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This paper investigated the channel link budget for Wireless Avionics Intra-Communication (WAIC) in 4.4GHz. The band 4.2~4.2GHz was allocated for the communication service among aeronautical applications in world radiocommunication conference (WRC). Wireless channels in aircraft was modelled by the combination of path loss, shadowing effect caused by obstacles, and fading caused by multipath signals. In addition, wireless channels in aircraft are categorized into 6 groups according to various locations of transmitter and receiver. We analyzed the channel link budget for the 6 channel groups in terms of maximum transmission distance and outage probability. Our analysis and intensive computer simulation results show that the propagation characteristics of group A, B, and F is superior to group C, D, E, and the propagation of group E is the most vulnerable. Also, these results can be utilized as basic reference for the channel analysis of intra-aircraft or similar environment.
Intra-aircraft wireless communication network;wireless chanel;link budget;outage probability;
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