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