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Title: Investigations into the feasibility of multiple input multiple output techniques within the HF band: Preliminary results
Authors: Gunashekar, S. D.
Warrington, E. Michael
Salous, S.
Feeney, S. M.
Abbasi, N. M.
Bertel, L.
Lemur, D.
Oger, M.
First Published: 5-Aug-2009
Publisher: American Geophysical Union (AGU)
Citation: Radio Science, 2009, 44, RS0A19.
Abstract: The concept of multiple input multiple output (MIMO) has become a productive area of research in the field of wireless communications with the aim of delivering increased data throughput. However, to date, MIMO research has focused primarily on short-range communications within the VHF, UHF, and SHF bands, and very little research has been conducted toward exploiting MIMO techniques for long-range communications within the HF band. Between September 2007 and September 2008, several experimental campaigns were conducted to investigate the feasibility of applying MIMO techniques within the HF band. The results of measurements over a 255 km path from Durham to Leicester within the United Kingdom are presented in this paper with particular emphasis on the use of heterogeneous antenna arrays at the transmitter and receiver.
DOI Link: 10.1029/2008RS004075
ISSN: 0048-6604
Type: Article
Rights: This paper was published as Radio Science, 2009, 44, RS0A19. It is available from Copyright 2009 American Geophysical Union. Doi: 10.1029/2008RS004075
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