Measuring and using the RSSI of IEEE 802.11p
Paper in proceeding, 2010

The scalability of intelligent transport systems (ITS) applications is difficult to test in a field operational test (FOT) due to the high number of ITS equipped vehicles required. Therefore, computer simulations for evaluating different wireless communication technologies for ITS different applications can serve as a complement. In this paper we present results from lab measurements conducted on the CVIS hardware platform equipped with the upcoming standard IEEE 802.11p. We have measured the packet error rate versus the signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) for different packet lengths. This lab measurement is the first step towards an outdoor measurement campaign which also considers interference. The outdoor measurements will then be fed into a computer simulator together with a realistic channel model for evaluating the scalability of VANETs in a highway scenario.


Katrin Sjöberg

Halmstad University

J. Karedal

Lund University

M. Moe

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Ø Kristiansen

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R. Søråsen

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Elisabeth Uhlemann

Halmstad University

F. Tufvesson

Lund University

K. Evensen

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Erik Ström

Chalmers, Signals and Systems, Communication, Antennas and Optical Networks

17th World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems, ITS 2010, Busan, South Korea, 25-29 October 2010

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