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International Journal of Antennas and Propagation
Volume 2015, Article ID 270949, 10 pages
Research Article

Propagation Measurement on Earth-Sky Signal Effects for High Speed Train Satellite Channel in Tropical Region at Ku-Band

1Department of Computer and Communication Systems Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), 43400 Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia
2Department of Electrical, Electronic and Systems Engineering, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), 43600 Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia

Received 5 December 2014; Revised 14 February 2015; Accepted 24 February 2015

Academic Editor: Felipe Cátedra

Copyright © 2015 Abdulmajeed H. J. Al-Jumaily et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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