Accession Number : ADD002789

Title :   High Powered Ferrite Loaded Helicopter Antenna.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Vallese,Lucio M ; Clark,Gordon L ; Bailey,James C

Report Date : 03 Feb 1976

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : The patent describes an inductive, internally fed, ferrite-loaded antenna mounted at the geometrical center of a helicopter. The antenna is capable of transmitting in the 2-30 MHZ range with particularly good characteristics between 2.0-3.5 MHZ and employs the air frame as a radiating element. The radiation pattern is circular and extends for a radius greater than 200 mi. at an altitude of 300 feet.

Descriptors :   *Aircraft antennas, *Patents, Helicopters, Ferrites, Loading(Electronics), Medium frequency, High frequency

Subject Categories : Helicopters
      Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE