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Investigation of the Applicability of Garcia and ITU-R Models to Rainfall on Satellite Communication Link in Nigeria[
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Adeyemo. Z.K., Akande. D.O. and Ojo. F.K.
Rain rate, attenuation, polarization, satellite.
This paper presents the investigation into the effect of rain on satellite communication link in Nigeria at a frequency of 30 GHz, using six cities in each geographical zone of the country. The annual rainfalls of the cities spanning a period of three yea
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