Accession Number : ADD013891

Title :   Towable Buoyant Cable Antenna System with In-Line Broadband Amplifier.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 2 Apr 87, patented 27 Sep 88,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Pease, Brian L ; Phillips, Raymond J ; Susi, Anthony R

Report Date : 27 Sep 1988

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : A towable broadband submarine antenna system for deployment in the ocean during operation comprises an antenna element including a metallic termination tip and a length of single conductor buoyant cable. A broadband amplifier connects to the antenna element and provides separate paths for the VLF/LF and the HF/VHF signals with amplification provided only to the HF/VHF signals. The signal from the broadband amplifier is further transmitted on a coaxial cable. Patents. (RH)

Descriptors :   *AMPLIFIERS, *ANTENNA COMPONENTS, *COAXIAL CABLES, BROADBAND, OCEANS, PATENTS, VERY LOW FREQUENCY

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE