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Performance Evalutaion of Land Mobile Satellite System over Lutz Fading Channel for BPSK Modulation Scheme

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2014 by IJCA Journal
Volume 89 - Number 14
Year of Publication: 2014
Suvarna Subhedar
Pradeep Kumar Chopra

Suvarna Subhedar and Pradeep Kumar Chopra. Article: Performance Evalutaion of Land Mobile Satellite System over Lutz Fading Channel for BPSK Modulation Scheme. International Journal of Computer Applications 89(14):41-46, March 2014. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Suvarna Subhedar and Pradeep Kumar Chopra},
	title = {Article: Performance Evalutaion of Land Mobile Satellite System over Lutz Fading Channel for BPSK Modulation Scheme},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2014},
	volume = {89},
	number = {14},
	pages = {41-46},
	month = {March},
	note = {Full text available}


In this paper, different statistical models of land mobile satellite channel are studied with emphasis on Lutz Model. The reason for selecting Lutz Model is that this model shows best distribution in the entire environment (open area, semi shadowed and shadowed region). The Lutz Channel Model is simulated in Matlab using random number generator technique and is validated. The channel model is used to evaluate the performance of satellite system in terms of Bit error rate using BPSK modulation scheme and is compared with AWGN, Rician and Rayleigh channel.


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