March 8, 2007


Activity Report of URSI-F


Reported by Y. Yamaguchi (Chair)


1. Commission meetings in the period of Dec 2006 – Feb. 2006

   (For more detail, please see


(1) No.510 meeting

Date: Dec. 17, 2006

Place: NiCT

Three papers were presented:

1.           Polarimetric SAR image analysis using four-component scattering model

2.           Evaluation of polarimetric SAR calibration using point target

3.           On the development of cloud radar on EarthCARE satellite


(2) No.511 meeting

Date: Jan. 25-26, 2007

Place: University of Fukui

This meeting was held under the co-sponsorship of the IEICE professional groups on AP.

Four papers relevant to the field of URSI-F were presented.



(3) No.512 meeting

Date: March 16, 2007

Place: NTT Yokosuka R&D Center

Three technical presentations were presented:

1.           MIMO Channel Characteristics using Directional Antennas for Transmission between Base Stations in a Street Micro-cell Environment at 5.2-GHz Band

2.           Application of wideband directional channel sounding in the evaluation of DSRC service inside a transportation tunnel

3.           Proposed channel model for static mobile terminal in surround moving environments


2. Commission meeting to be scheduled  


3. Related International Conferences

The 65th IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC'07-Spring) (Dublin, Ireland, April 23-25, 2007)

2007 IEEE AP-S International Symposium (Honolulu, HI, USA, 10-15 June, 2007)

IGARSS'07 (Barcelona, Spain, June, 2007)

2007 USNC/CNC/URSI North American Radio Science Meeting (Ottawa, Contario, Canada, 7-12 July 2007)

2007 International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation (ISAP 2007) (Niigata, Japan, 20-24 August, 2007)

The 66th IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC'07-Fall) (Baltimore, USA, October 1-3, 2007)

2007 Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference (APMC 2007) (Bangkok, Thailand, December, 2007)

APSAR 2006: Technical co-sponsorship with International URSI-F, and URSI-F Japan (next page).