Analysis of Spatial Distributions of Rainfall Rate for Satellite Site Diversity in Korea

위성망 이중화를 위한 국내 강우율 공간분포 분석

Kwon, Yong-Ki;Park, Jung-Kyu;Yoon, Dae-Whan;Nho, Hyunjun;Park, Sungchun;Lee, Whangjae

  • Received : 2015.09.08
  • Accepted : 2015.11.09
  • Published : 2015.11.30


This paper proposes appropriate locations for site diversity to provide stable satellite communication service in Korea. For this purpose, we analyzed rainfall rate data measured by KMA for 5 years at 88 sites, and the variations of simultaneous occurrence of rainfall rate in pairs of sites using the correlation coefficient. This paper provided contour maps of the spatial ditstribution of rainfall rate correlation, and proposed information on the optimum sites/regions for the operation of muti-uplink satellite systems, in 4 cities which were principal in field of satellite communication in Korea.


Site Diversity;Satellite Communication;Rainfall Rate;Correlation Coefficient;Correlation Map


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