Krige Method Application for the Coverage Analysis of a Node-B in a WCDMA Network


This paper shows the procedure and application of the Krige Method (or Kriging) for the analysis of the power level radiated by a Base Station (also called Node B), through a group of samples of this power level, measured at different positions and distances. These samples were obtained using an spectrum analyzer, which will allow to have georeferenced measurements, to implement the interpolation process and generate coverage maps, making possible to know the power level distribution and therefore understand the behavior and performance of the Node B.

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J. Ponce-Rojas, S. Vidal-Beltrán, J. López-Bonilla and M. Jimenez-Licea, "Krige Method Application for the Coverage Analysis of a Node-B in a WCDMA Network," International Journal of Communications, Network and System Sciences, Vol. 4 No. 3, 2011, pp. 180-188. doi: 10.4236/ijcns.2011.43022.

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