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Unit 3 - Wireless
Propagation and Cellular Concepts

outline Assignment 2
Due date for this assignment: 2017-08-15, 23:59 IST.
How to access This assignment is based on Lectures 5-9 (Unit 3). Covers
the portal basic cellular concepts, propagation models, antenna gain, Link budget and cluster
design related problems
Overview of
Cellular 1) In lecture 5, the uplink and downlink frequency bands of different 1 point
Evolution and systems were discussed. For a GSM system, the channel bandwidth is 200 KHz.
Technologies The downlink frequency is at 955 MHz, then the uplink frequency should be at

820 MHz
Propagation 910 MHz
and Cellular 935 MHz
None of the above
Lec 5: Basic
2) An isotropic antenna is radiating at a frequency of 9MHz. What is the 1 point
Terminology free space path loss at a distance of 3 kms from the transmitter antenna?

Lec 6: 54 dB
54 dBW
to Antennas
and 61 dB
Propagation 72 dB
3) Assuming Free space propagation model, If the transmit power is 1000 1 point
Lec 7: Link
budget, mW and the received power is 10-9 mW, what is the distance between the
Fading transmitter and the receiver. The carrier frequency is 900 MHz.
Outage 26.54 km
Lec 8: 31.6 km
Cellular 3.16 km
15.43 km
Lec 9:
Cellular 4) Assuming Free Space propagation model, the transmit power is 10 mW 1 point
and the received power is 10-7 mW. What is the carrier frequency if the distance
design and
analysis between the transmitter and the receiver antennas is 3 km ?

Matlab basics 561.53 MHz
Quiz : 79.62 MHz
Assignment 2 8.24 MHz

what is the sensitivity of receiver. and Outage is 5 dB.4 dBW 8) IEEE 802. Suppose an Eb /N0 = 38 dB is required to achieve the target BER of 10-6 . For this data rate. . The feeder attenuation Handoff. if the noise figure = 8 dB. Assuming the free space propagation model.3 dBW 1.35 MHz Lec6_notes 5) The received power at the receiver is -95 dBm. amplifier is 30 W and the transmit antenna gain is 15 dB. For this data rate.7 dBW -75. The distance between 1 point Lec7_notes the receiver and transmitter is 4 kms and the wavelength of propagation is 0. The output power of the transmitter 1 point Capacity. if receiver has implementation loss of 3 dB and noise figure of 8 dB.11a (WLAN standard) uses 64 QAM modulation to achieve a 1 point data rate of 54 Mbps. Assume that the transmitted power is uniformly spread over the utilized BW and that the UWB transmitter is at a distance of 10 m from a cellular phone. Assume that UWB spectrum overlaps cellular band & isotropic antennas are used & free space propagation model can be applied. Suppose an Eb /N0 = 38 dB is required to achieve the target BER of 10-6 .9)An ultra-wideband (UWB) radio system transmits at a power level of 1 1 point mW using a BW of 1 GHz.11a (WLAN standard) uses 64 QAM modulation to achieve a 1 point data rate of 54 Mbps. Carrier frequency = 1. Evaluate if the interference spectral density (Watts/Hz) caused by the UWB transmitter to a cellular phone with NF = 8 dB is higher/lower than the Thermal Noise floor (N0). -55 dBm -67. what is the transmitted Lec8_notes signal power? Lec9_notes 10 dB Feedback for week 2 10 dBm 5 dBW Cellular 5 dBm System Design. what is the sensitivity of the receiver. 6) Consider a transmitter antenna.7 dBm -55.5 GHz Interference spectral density is stronger than noise spectral density by 20 dB Noise spectral density is stronger than Interference spectral density by 20 dB Noise spectral density is stronger than Interference spectral density by 30 dB Insufficient information to compare the two spectral densities .53 dBW -47. Lec5_notes 14.3 dBm -80.5 meters. What is the EIRP (Equivalent Isotropic Radiated Power)? 25 dBW 25 dB 55 dBW 55 dB 7) IEEE 802.7 dBm -33.

3 km 12. The gain and noise figures of the three blocks are described below. 9 / starting from Slide 3. 0. However. Find the gain of a 1 point parabolic antenna with radius 2 meters and efficiency factor ƞ = 0.76 dB 5. If the city spans over 100 sq. Each cluster covers 4 sq.12 d 14)In a city. Path loss exponent is n = 3.24 d 0.75 d 0.585 d 0. There are 100 1 point channels available per cell.3 dB 13)Let's say two towers A and B are "d" meter apart with tower A 1 point transmitting twice as much power as B.6.km then calculate the capacity of the designed cellular system.km area. Consider free space propagation i. 5000 10000 1000 12000 15)For questions 15 to 20 use the information described below. Find the distance from Tower A when the user observes 0 dB Signal to Interference ratio.8 km 11)In lecture 7.6 dBi 25. 10)Assuming Break-point propagation model. 30 km 41. There is a user connected to tower A moving towards tower B. There is no interference across cells within a cluster. G1 = 10 dB G2 = 10 dB G3 = 60 dB F1 = 3 dB F2 = 10 dB F3 = 10 dB Find the overall Noise figure Foverall of the cascaded system 3 dB 3. as described in Lecture No.78 dBi 12)Consider a cascaded system consisting of three amplifiers blocks at the 1 point receiver. Carrier frequency is 900 MHz and breakpoint dbreak = 100 meters. as two cells in a cluster do not share the same channel. gain of a parabolic antenna was defined.e the path loss exponent = 2. 36. cell planning is done with clusters of size 4.39 dBi 22.5 dB 4. calculate the range over 1 point which signal can be transmitted securely when the total pathloss available is 150 dB. there is interference from neighbouring clusters that use the same set of carrier .7 km 8.28 dBi 17. The carrier frequency is 600 MHz. 1 point Consider a cellular network built with 7-cell clusters.

5.4 MHz(for the channel of interest) What is the co-channel reuse ratio for the cellular network. R = 1km and Carrier frequency = 2. Assume that the Base Station transmits at 1W power and a Free-Space-Path- loss model.17 dB Insufficient Information 19)Assume that a thermal noise (AWGN) of -54 dBm is added to the 1 point signal at the receiver(UE).29 4. considering only Tier-1 interferers with path loss exponent = 2.23 dB 5.58 4. 17.01 dB 7. 2 ( 4∗π∗d λ ) .v) coordinate system from the one described in class. 5. Again. without 1 point any approximations. if the 1 point path loss exponent changes to 4. ) How will the SNR change for the above scenario.62 dB 4.67 dB Insufficient information 17)What is the ‘worst-case’ SINR due to only Tier-2 interferers? Choose 1 point the closest value among the given options.78 dB 8.frequencies but in a fashion that minimizes the maximum interference between two cells that use the same frequency (Co-channel cells). (Hint: Approximate.23 dB None of these 20)(19 contd.24 3.82 dB 18.44 dB 5.45 dB 18)What will be the ‘worst-case’ Tier-1 SINR if the path loss exponent 1 point increases to 4. choose the closest answer. What will be the Signal-to-Noise(interference+AWGN) of the user.14 16)Calculate the ‘worst-case’ SINR due to only Tier-1 interferers. 7.2 dB 7.17 dB 5. SNR increases to 17.82 dB SNR decreases to 3.72 dB . Calculate distances from the center of the cells ) 3. Hint: Use a slightly different (u.7 dB 20.

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