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Base Station Antenna Uptilt Optimization for Cellular-Connected Drone Corridors

  title={Base Station Antenna Uptilt Optimization for Cellular-Connected Drone Corridors},
  author={Sung Joon Maeng and Md Moin Uddin Chowdhury and .Ismail Guvencc and Arupjyoti Bhuyan and Huaiyu Dai},
The concept of drone corridors is recently getting more attention to enable connected, safe, and secure flight zones in the national airspace. To support beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) operations of aerial vehicles in a drone corridor, cellular base stations (BSs) serve as a convenient infrastructure, since such BSs are widely deployed to provide seamless wireless coverage. However, antennas in the existing cellular networks are down-tilted to optimally serve their ground users, which… Expand
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