August 1969 | NTIA Technical Memo ERL TM ITS 197

A note on measured spatial correlation coefficients between VHF signals received in irregular terrain

Richard E. Skerjanec

Abstract: Correlation measurements at a limited number of arbitrary locations were made during the feasibility study of frequency sharing between VHF TV and the Land Mobile Radio Services. Results of the data analysis are presented here in terms of cumulative distributions of the spatial correlation coefficients between two signals. Indications are that the median correlation coefficient is very nearly equal to zero, but there is substantial variability in the results.

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