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Rain attenuation

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  • I. Chisalita
  • M. D'Amico
  • Boris Gremont
  • M. Hajny
  • F. Marzano
  • T. Palade
  • C. Riva
Attenuation due to rain is an important propagation effect which must be considered in the design of satellite telecommunication systems. The attenuation by rain depends on the temperature, size distribution, terminal velocity and shape of the raindrops.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCOST 255: radiowave propagation modelling for SatCom Services at Ku-Band and above
EditorsR. Harris
Place of PublicationNoordwijk, the Netherlands
PublisherESA Publications Division
Number of pages692
ISBN (Print)9290926082
Publication statusPublished - 2002


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