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E-Book Section Chapter 4: Fade Margin and Rain Fade

Author: Herbert Wolverson, Posted: Tuesday, 04-14-15

“Rain fade” is a particularly common phenomenon, and needs to be accounted for in link calculations. Droplets of water in the air can attenuate signal, to differing degrees depending upon frequency. The lower frequencies such as 900 mhz and 2.4 ghz barely see a change for rain. 5.8 ghz sees a minimal change. Higher frequencies such as 24 ghz can easily be reduced to worthless by a torrential downpour.


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