A Simulation Study on Channel Estimation for Cooperative Communication System in Sand-dust Storm Environment


There are many factors that influence the propagation of electromagnetic wave in the sand-dust storm environment, the scattering effect of dust particle is one of the major factors, so this paper focuses on the dust particles scattering function. The scattering of dust particles inevitably brings the multipath transmission of the signal, multipath propagation will bring the multipath fading of the signal. In this paper, we first investigate the use of AF and DF modes in a sand-dust storm environment. Secondly, we present a low-order modulation method should be used in cooperative communication system. Lastly, we evaluate the system performance for both of the moving nodes and power allocation. Experimental results validate the conclusion of theoretical derivation: the multipath fading is one of the main factors that affect the quality of signal transmission. Cooperative communication technology has good anti-fading ability, which can guarantee the signal transmission timely and correctly.

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Sun, X. , Cao, Y. and Che, J. (2013) A Simulation Study on Channel Estimation for Cooperative Communication System in Sand-dust Storm Environment. Communications and Network, 5, 15-21. doi: 10.4236/cn.2013.53B2004.

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