Propagation loss prediction in the urban environment with rectangular grid-plan streets

N. Blaunstein, M. Levin

Research output: Contribution to journalConference articlepeer-review


A two-dimensional crossing waveguides model is proposed based on the preliminary results obtained from the 2D-waveguide model developed previously for the investigation of radiowave propagation along streets in line of sight (LOS) conditions. This model is expected to give a satisfactory theoretical treatment of the channeling phenomenon and thus present the real field strength distribution between streets and their intersections. Comparison between theoretical prediction and experimentally obtained data suggests that with an accuracy of (3-5) dB, a 2D-crossing-waveguide model can be used for microcell coverage and range predictions in urban and suburban areas with rectangular grid-plan streets.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2.178-2.181
JournalIEE Conference Publication
Issue number436 pt 2
StatePublished - 1 Dec 1997
EventProceedings of the 1997 10th International Conference on Antennas and Propagation. Part 2 (of 2) - Edinburgh, UK
Duration: 14 Apr 199717 Apr 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


Dive into the research topics of 'Propagation loss prediction in the urban environment with rectangular grid-plan streets'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this