Accession Number:

ADD002789

Title:

High Powered Ferrite Loaded Helicopter Antenna.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Report Date:

1976-02-03

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Helicopters
  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE