Accession Number:

ADD020467

Title:

A Hybrid Dual Band Buoyant Cable Antenna Element

Descriptive Note:

Patent application, Filed 20 Sep 2010

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2010-09-20

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

Abstract:

The invention as disclosed is a buoyant cable antenna configured for both VLFLF and HF signals. A 100 foot antenna element has a low-pass filter assembly positioned at the midpoint of the antenna element to block HF signals. The outboard tip of the antenna element is shorted. In this way, the antenna element appears as a 50 foot open circuit antenna element to HF signals and as a 100 foot shorted antenna element to VLFLF signals.

Subject Categories:

  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment
  • Radiofrequency Wave Propagation
  • Radio Communications

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE