17 April 2012
Professor Andrew Nix discusses the mobile phone signal level predictions he performed for BBC's Bang Goes the Theory [16 April 2012]
The ‘wireless edition’ of Bang Goes the Theory (16 April 2012) showed how radio signals are all around us. The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering worked with the BBC to develop three special LED wands. These allowed cellular, WiFi and FM radio signals to be visualised on a 2m strip of LEDs.
Unfortunately, the programme didn’t have the time to show you everything. Communication experts in the Department made a number of radio signal level predictions for a GSM basestation in Bishopsgate (central London).
Visit the link to download Bang Goes the Theory ray predictions (PDF, 3,267kB) [PDF3.18MB] to find out if theory agreed with practice!
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