Conference Paper

Medium voltage overhead power-line broadband communications; transmission capacity and electromagnetic interference

Dept. of Electr. Eng., Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA, USA
DOI: 10.1109/ISPLC.2005.1430454 Conference: Power Line Communications and Its Applications, 2005 International Symposium on
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ABSTRACT A channel model suitable for multi-wire overhead medium-voltage lines is proposed. This model is then employed in order to evaluate the multipath channel impulse response and the associated transmission capacity limit in actual overhead medium-voltage power distribution networks for broadband power-line communications applications. Electromagnetic interference limitations of such systems are discussed.

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