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Title: Compact Low Frequency Radio Antenna

Abstract

An antenna is disclosed that comprises a pair of conductive, orthogonal arches and a pair of conductive annular sector plates, wherein adjacent legs of each arch are fastened to one of the annular sector plates and the opposite adjacent pair of legs is fastened to the remaining annular sector plate. The entire antenna structure is spaced apart from a conductive ground plane by a thin dielectric medium. The antenna is driven by a feed conduit passing through the conductive ground plane and dielectric medium and attached to one of the annular sector plates, wherein the two orthogonal arched act as a pair of crossed dipole elements. This arrangement of elements provides a radiation pattern that is largely omni-directional above the horizon.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. Hayward, CA
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-CA), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
953737
Patent Number(s):
7450081
Application Number:
11/717,295
Assignee:
Sandia Corporation (Livermore, CA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
H - ELECTRICITY H01 - BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS H01Q - ANTENNAS, i.e. RADIO AERIALS
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Punnoose, Ratish J. Compact Low Frequency Radio Antenna. United States: N. p., 2008. Web.
Punnoose, Ratish J. Compact Low Frequency Radio Antenna. United States.
Punnoose, Ratish J. Tue . "Compact Low Frequency Radio Antenna". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/953737.
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A new class of resonant antennas
journal, January 1991