International Journal of Antennas and Propagation / 2012 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Comparison of Measured Rain Attenuation in the 12.25 GHz Band with Predictions by the ITU-R Model

Table 1

Measurement and experimental specifications.

System locationLatitude (Yong-in)37.43°N
Longitude (Koreasat-3)116°E
Elevation angle45.20°
Azimuth angle198.1°
Sea level0.142 [km]

Climate zoneITU-R modelK zone

Down linkPolarizationDual liner
EIRP34 [dBW]
Frequency12.25 [GHz]

AntennaTypeCassegrain
Diameter7.2 m (2001), 11 m (2007)

Rain gageTypeTipping bucket
SizeDiameter 200 [mm]
Resolution0.5 [mm]
AccuracyLess than 5%
(for rain rate of 10 mm/h)
Operative temperature−40°C to +50°C

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