This paper presents the results of a campaign to investigate the empirical characterisation and mathematic modelling of the radio channel for a body-centric LoRaWAN (Long Range Wide Area Network) transceiver for various operating distances across various environments including urban, suburban, and rural. The radio channel for a wearable LoRa transceiver device was explored, as well as anechoic measurements to understand body-shadowing effects. Results indicate that the best fit model for all recorded received signal strength measurements (using the Akaike information criterion to fit) is the Nakagami distribution with mu = 0.52 and Ω = 662.13. Anechoic measurements indicated typical additional effects regarding the orientation of the user with respect to the gateway location. This work highlights LoRaWAN as a credible wearable wireless technology.
|Title of host publication||Unknown Host Publication|
|Publisher||Institution of Engineering and Technology|
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Accepted/In press - 12 Jul 2017|
|Event||Loughborough Antennas and Propagation Conference (LAPC) - Loughborough|
Duration: 12 Jul 2017 → …
|Conference||Loughborough Antennas and Propagation Conference (LAPC)|
|Period||12/07/17 → …|
Bibliographical noteDear PHILIP,
Thank you for submitting your draft paper entitled "Channel Characterisation for Wearable LoRaWAN Monitors", reference 0028 to LAPC 2017. I am pleased to inform you that your paper has been accepted for poster presentation at the conference.
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