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Proceedings of 1994 28th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers (1994)
Pacific Grove, CA, USA
Oct. 31, 1994 to Nov. 2, 1994
ISSN: 1058-6393
ISBN: 0-8186-6405-3
pp: 470-474
J.S. Davis , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., California Univ., Berkeley, CA, USA
J.P.M.G. Linnartz , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., California Univ., Berkeley, CA, USA
ABSTRACT
We present results from vehicle to vehicle RF propagation measurements centered at 900 MHz. We focus on determining delay spread probability distribution parameters (in particular the Rician K factor) and path loss rates. Our results are discussed with implications for the use of RF communication between automobiles in Intelligent Vehicle Highway Systems (IVHS). Our paper consists of a description of the IVHS concept along with a brief overview of wireless propagation theory. We then discuss our measured parameters with respect to implementing an RF transmission system between vehicles.<>
INDEX TERMS
land mobile radio, UHF radio propagation, probability, automobiles, automated highways, Rician channels
CITATION

J. Davis and J. Linnartz, "Vehicle to vehicle RF propagation measurements," Proceedings of 1994 28th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers(ACSSC), Pacific Grove, CA, USA, 1995, pp. 470-474.
doi:10.1109/ACSSC.1994.471498
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