Received Signal Strength Estimation in Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) Environment

Authors(3) :-Ifeagwu E.N., Alor M., Obi G.I.

This paper is focused on indoor propagation prediction in wireless local area network. In this paper, measurements of received signal strength were carried out within fifteen meters of the three access points with a step size of one meter at a test bed environment in the Faculty of Engineering Building; Block A, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria .The Netstumbler software installed in a laptop (DELL. Model: Inspiron E1505) with an in-built wireless interface card was used in recording the received signal strength from each of the access points. Results obtained showed that the received signal strength decreases as the distance of the receiver increases from the transmitting point and the developed mathematical signal model can be used as a valuable tool for accurate prediction of the received signal strength in the testbed environment.

Authors and Affiliations

Ifeagwu E.N.
Department of Electronic Engineering, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. Nigeria
Alor M.
Department of Electrical/Electronic Engineering,ESUT, Enugu State, Nigeria
Obi G.I.
Department of Electrical/Electronic Engineering,Anambra State University,Uli., Nigeria

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 1 | Issue 3 | May-June 2015
Date of Publication : 2015-06-25
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 183-186
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET151344
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

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Ifeagwu E.N., Alor M., Obi G.I., " Received Signal Strength Estimation in Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) Environment, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 1, Issue 3, pp.183-186, May-June-2015.
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