A Shallow Ridged-Cavity Crossed-Slot Antenna for the 240- to 400MHz Frequency Range.
Rept. for Sep 72-Mar 73,
AEROSPACE CORP EL SEGUNDO CALIF SYSTEMS ENGINEERING OPERATIONS
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An experimental study has been made of a shallow, ridged-cavity, crossed-slot antenna to determine its feasibility for operation in 240- to 400-MHz band. The various trends are summarized for the VSWR response characteristics as the cavity and slot parameters are varied. Based on the limited amount of data obtained from the experimental model, the VSWR 2.71 from 240 to 272 MHz and 2.11 from 290 to 400 MHz for a cavity with a maximum dimension of 33 x 33 x 4 in. Measured radiation patterns with the cavity mounted on a finite-size flat ground plane are shown. Author
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