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Wideband horizontally polarized omnidirectional antenna

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NRL

A wideband horizontally polarized antenna includes a metallic antenna housing having four sides, a rectangular or hourglass slot in each side that is preferably offset from center, a square coaxial transmission or feed line positioned along a central axis of the metallic antenna housing, and a metal tab connecting each of the slots to the feed line. The antenna operates over a wide bandwidth and has a small profile.

Inventors: 
Pickles, William R.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Communications
FIle Date: 
2011-08-26
Grant Date: 
2014-07-15
Grant time: 
1,054 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
19
Claim count percentile rank: 
2
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US NAVY