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IJSTR >> Volume 5 - Issue 2, February 2016 Edition



International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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ISSN 2277-8616



Evaluation Of Geo-Spatial Proximity Of Mobile Communication (GSM) Base Transceiver Stations To Buildings In Ile-Ife, Nigeria

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AUTHOR(S)

Badru, R.A., Alwadood, J.A., Atijosan, A.O., Oloko-Oba, M.A., Babalogbon, B.A., Jesuleye, I.A., Alaga, T.A, Shaba H.A.

 

KEYWORDS

Geo-spatial proximity, Communication Base Transceiver Station CBS, CBS setback, Spatial variability.

 

ABSTRACT

Efficient placement of radio facilities for the communication base transceiver station (CBS) of the two small global system for mobile communication (GSM) has being an area of research due to fast growing of GSM market in Nigeria. In line with this development, Nigerian Communication Commission NCC and Nigeria Environmental Standard and Regulation Enforcement Agency, NESREA have stated the setback between communication base station and the nearest infrastructure as 5 m and 10 m respectively. To evaluate the degree of the implementation of these setbacks in Ile-Ife (the study area), the research study identified the spatial locations of the CBS using a global communication for satellite GPS receiver and also employed the use of a high resolution satellite imagery which were processed using geo-spatial techniques. The results of this study revealed that 45.6% and 59.5% of the CBS had setback to building structures at 5 m and 10 m respectively, with spatial variability between 30 m to 17074 m, at elevation between 193 m to 377 m.

 

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