Attenuation due to rain--A mini-review

Author(s): R. Crane
Sponsor(s): IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 September 1975
Volume: 23
Page(s): 750 - 752
ISSN (Paper): 0018-926X
ISSN (Online): 1558-2221
DOI: 10.1109/TAP.1975.1141130



This is a brief review paper on rain caused attenuation. The paper is a mini-review sponsored by the Wave Propagation Standards Committee of the IEEE. The paper reviews progress on the development and verification of a theory of rain caused attenuation. The paper also considers the statistical models required to predict attenuation.