Accession Number : ADD012608

Title :   Broadband High Frequency Sky-Wave Antenna.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Feigenbaum,Bernard E

Report Date : 18 Dec 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : A broadband H.F. directional sky-wave antenna system comprises a plurality of interconnected, vertical, zig-zag, antenna sections of predetermined increasing height. A counterpoise is utilized to balance the antenna. Power is coupled to the shortest zig-zag section via an impedance matching transformer. A resistance is used to terminate the antennas in its characteristic impedance. (Patent Applications)

Descriptors :   *PATENT APPLICATIONS, *DIRECTIONAL ANTENNAS, *RADIO EQUIPMENT, *IONOSPHERIC PROPAGATION, IMPEDANCE MATCHING, HIGH FREQUENCY, BROADBAND

Subject Categories : Radiofrequency Wave Propagation
      Radio Communications

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE