Uplink (Reverse Link) Capacity of An Air-Ground W-CDMA System

Ahmed, Bazil Taha and Calvo Ramón, Miguel and Martínez Rodríguez-Osorio, Ramón (2008). Uplink (Reverse Link) Capacity of An Air-Ground W-CDMA System. In: "12th WSEAS International Conference on COMMUNICATIONS", 23/07/2008-25/07/2008, Heraklion, Grecia. ISBN 978-960-6766-84-8. pp. 249-256.


Title: Uplink (Reverse Link) Capacity of An Air-Ground W-CDMA System
  • Ahmed, Bazil Taha
  • Calvo Ramón, Miguel
  • Martínez Rodríguez-Osorio, Ramón
Item Type: Presentation at Congress or Conference (Article)
Event Title: 12th WSEAS International Conference on COMMUNICATIONS
Event Dates: 23/07/2008-25/07/2008
Event Location: Heraklion, Grecia
Title of Book: Proceedings of the 12th WSEAS international conference on Communications
Date: 25 July 2008
ISBN: 978-960-6766-84-8
Freetext Keywords: W-CDMA, Air-ground communications, Uplink capacity
Faculty: E.T.S.I. Telecomunicación (UPM)
Department: Señales, Sistemas y Radiocomunicaciones
UPM's Research Group: Este congreso se encuentra recogido en el 12th WSEAS CSCC Multiconference.
Creative Commons Licenses: Recognition - No derivative works - Non commercial

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In this work, the uplink capacity and the interference statistics are given for an W-CDMA 3-D Airto- Ground (AG) cellular like network assuming imperfect power control and finite transmitted power. The free space model of propagation is used to calculate the intercellular interference. The uplink capacity has been studied for different frequencies and scenarios. It has been shown that, the effect of rain is to reduce the uplink capacity and the maximum allowable cell radius. Also it is shown that, the frequency of operation should be lower or equal to 2 GHz. For a frequency of operation of 2 GHz, the cell capacity can reach 70 voice users or 46 data users when the cell radius is 350km. The new contribution of the paper is the study of the effect of the imperfect power control and the finite transmitted power on the uplink capacity of the Air-Ground system for different values of outage.

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Item ID: 3595
DC Identifier: https://oa.upm.es/3595/
OAI Identifier: oai:oa.upm.es:3595
Official URL: http://www.wseas.org/conferences/2008/greece/iccom/index.html
Deposited by: Memoria Investigacion
Deposited on: 05 Jul 2010 11:01
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2016 13:07
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