Correlation characteristics for an event/sports center at 3.2 GHz uri icon


  • This paper presents a continuation of an earlier study on auto and cross correlation characteristics for sports arenas at 850 and 2100 MHz. Radio measurements undertaken at 3.2 GHz show that signals from two base stations have correlation in the 0.04-0.43 range for small angles (below 30°), showing a positive correlation coefficient, in agreement with our previous work. De-correlation distances are in the range of 1.2 to 14.4 meters, which are strongly dependent on the presence of metallic structures in the vicinity of the tested antennas as well as on the antenna height. Autocorrelation shows an exponentially decay behavior, as previously reported.

Publication date

  • January 1, 2015