Predicting Combined Rain and Wet Snow Attenuation on Terrestrial Links

  title={Predicting Combined Rain and Wet Snow Attenuation on Terrestrial Links},
  author={Terje Tjelta and David Bacon},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation},
Radio links are used in all parts of the world, and must operate reliably in local climatic conditions. Attenuation due to rain has been extensively studied, but the additional loss due to wet snow has received less attention. Until recently there has been no wet-snow prediction model in general use. This paper reviews a recently developed prediction method for the attenuation due to combined rain and wet snow, proposes an extension to account for path inclination, and gives practical evidence… CONTINUE READING


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