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Performance Evaluation of WiMAX Broadband from High Altitude Platform Cellular System and Terrestrial Coexistence Capability
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2008 (English)In: EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, ISSN 1687-1472, E-ISSN 1687-1499, Vol. 2008Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

The performance obtained from providing worldwide interoperability for microwave access (WiMAX) from high altitude platforms (HAPs) with multiple antenna payloads is investigated, and the coexistence capability with multiple-operator terrestrial WiMAX deployments is examined. A scenario composed of a single HAP and coexisting multiple terrestrial WiMAX base stations deployed inside the HAP coverage area (with radius of 30‚ÄČkm) to provide services to fixed users with the antenna mounted on the roof with a directive antenna to receive signals from HAPs is proposed. A HAP cellular configuration with different possible reuse patterns is established. The coexistence performance is assessed in terms of HAP downlink and uplink performance, interfered by terrestrial WiMAX deployment. Simulation results show that it is effective to deliver WiMAX via HAPs and share the spectrum with terrestrial systems.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Hindawi Publishing Corporation , 2008. Vol. 2008
National Category
Telecommunications Signal Processing
URN: urn:nbn:se:bth-7221DOI: 10.1155/2008/348626ISI: 000261575900001Local ID: diva2:834804
Open Access Journal Article ID 348626Available from: 2012-11-06 Created: 2008-12-22 Last updated: 2017-12-04Bibliographically approved

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