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Prediction of breakpoint distance in microcellular environments

Prediction of breakpoint distance in microcellular environments

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Experimental studies of path loss distance dependency in line-of-sight microcellular propagation almost always show a dual-slope behaviour. However, there is disagreement in the literature over the best way to predict the breakpoint distance that delineates the change in path loss distance dependency. A new breakpoint equation is presented, the predictions of which are in excellent agreement with breakpoint distances observed in various propagation studies.

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