WIRELESS NETWORKS EFFICIENCY STUDY BASED ON METEOROLOGICAL DATA MEASUREMENTS

F. Machado, P. Mariño, F. P. Fontán, C. Enjamio, S. Otero

Abstract

Wireless access networks based in millimetre wavelength technologies are mainly impaired by rain. To evaluate the rain effects over a communication system, it is essential to know the temporal and spatial evolution of rainfall rate. For this reason, it is necessary to develop an experimental network which provides the adequate data to study, prevent and compensate the rain fade. In this paper, an experimental rain gauge network is presented. This network comprises weather stations capable of measuring rainfall rate, temperature and humidity. The paper rst describes the experimental network for automatic data acquisition as a system based in a distributed process. The design of the experimental network is explained in detail and nally the interest in millimetre wavelength applications is pointed out.

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Machado F., Mariño P., P. Fontán F., Enjamio C. and Otero S. (2004). WIRELESS NETWORKS EFFICIENCY STUDY BASED ON METEOROLOGICAL DATA MEASUREMENTS . In Proceedings of the First International Conference on E-Business and Telecommunication Networks - Volume 3: ICETE, ISBN 972-8865-15-5, pages 60-66. DOI: 10.5220/0001395600600066


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@conference{icete04,
author={F. Machado and P. Mariño and F. P. Fontán and C. Enjamio and S. Otero},
title={WIRELESS NETWORKS EFFICIENCY STUDY BASED ON METEOROLOGICAL DATA MEASUREMENTS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the First International Conference on E-Business and Telecommunication Networks - Volume 3: ICETE,},
year={2004},
pages={60-66},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001395600600066},
isbn={972-8865-15-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the First International Conference on E-Business and Telecommunication Networks - Volume 3: ICETE,
TI - WIRELESS NETWORKS EFFICIENCY STUDY BASED ON METEOROLOGICAL DATA MEASUREMENTS
SN - 972-8865-15-5
AU - Machado F.
AU - Mariño P.
AU - P. Fontán F.
AU - Enjamio C.
AU - Otero S.
PY - 2004
SP - 60
EP - 66
DO - 10.5220/0001395600600066