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):

Report Date:

1986-12-18

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

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

Subject Categories:

  • Radiofrequency Wave Propagation
  • Radio Communications

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE