Accession Number:

ADD018521

Title:

Wideband Omni-Directional Antenna

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 13 Apr 95, patented 4 Feb 97

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1997-02-04

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

An omni-directional antenna is provided which comprises a first prolate spheroid having an electrically conductive first outer surface and a first center axis, a second prolate spheroid having an electrically conductive second outer surface and a second center axis, a structural member for supporting the first prolate spheroid a fixed distance from the second prolate spheroid so that the first and second center axes are coincident, a first resistive ring mounted to the surface of the first prolate spheroid a second resistive ring mounted to the surface of the second prolate spheroid and a coaxial cable having an outer conductor electrically connected to the second surface of the second prolate spheroid and a center conductor electrically connected to the first surface of the first prolate spheroid.

Subject Categories:

  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE