Accession Number : AD0164399

Title :   Unfurlable Isotropic Antenna.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Esposito,Frank J. ; Pallas,Michael J. ; Martin,Robert W.

Report Date : 06 FEB 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : The patent describes a broadband isotropic antenna of the tri-orthogonal type. It is a randomly polarized antenna system that has particular application in satellites. The antenna consists of three independent antenna elements arranged in a mutually orthogonal configuration. Each of the elements is mounted on unfurlable partitions contained within an inflatable spherical enclosure.

Descriptors :   *Unfurlable antennas, *Patents, Broadband, Isotropism, Jamming, Exosphere

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE