CN  Vol.8 No.1 , February 2016
Characterization and Modeling of Large-Scale Fading for Radio Propagation in Rwanda
Abstract: Radio links are extensively used for voice and data communications at long distance. We analyze the radio propagation parameters that affect the received signal level on radio links in Rwanda and we determine the best path loss model for prediction of the received signal level. Various models of propagation and the mathematical expressions of path loss are described here in order to come to the prediction of those propagation effects. By analyzing data collected for two links of MTN Rwanda: Gahengeri-Kibungo and Gahengeri-Jali, we find that the best predicting model is the normal distribution.
Cite this paper: Dieu, U. and Vianney, N. (2016) Characterization and Modeling of Large-Scale Fading for Radio Propagation in Rwanda. Communications and Network, 8, 22-30. doi: 10.4236/cn.2016.81003.

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