Kristen E. Davis

Abstract: This article describes the architecture of ITS-developed Propagation Modeling Website (PMW) tools that use commercial geographic information systems to both acquire geographic data and display geographic coverage areas. The PMW integrates commercial, off-the-shelf GIS, database and web-development products in a fully customizable analysis environment that can be tailored to meet individual customer needs. The solution was designed to be cost efficient, modular and scalable.

Keywords: propagation modeling; Propagation Modeling Website (PMW)

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