A review of channel simulators for heterogeneous microwave networks

K. S. Paulson, L. Luini, N. Jeannin, B. C. Grémont, R. J. Watson

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A review is performed of the current simulation tools able to produce simultaneous dynamic fading, due to a range of mechanisms, experienced by heterogeneous networks of SHF and EHF radio links. The primary focus is fading due to rain. A taxonomy of tools is proposed, based on the methods used to generate fields of meteorological parameters. The capabilities, deficiencies, and futures of these tools are discussed, and a series of research questions are proposed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)118-127
Number of pages10
JournalIEEE Antennas and Propagation Magazine
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2013


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