GPS Wideband Circularly Polarized Microstrip Antenna Array
Conference: EuCAP 2009 - 3rd European Conference on Antennas and Propagation
03/23/2009 - 03/27/2009 at Berlin, Germany
Proceedings: EuCAP 2009
Pages: 4Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Raut, Shailesh; Petosa, Aldo (Communications Research Centre Canada, 3701 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K2H 8S2)
A design concept for a planar antenna array for Global Positioning System (GPS) applications is presented in this paper. A 4-element wideband circularly polarized array, which utilizes multi-layer microstrip patch antenna technology, was successfully designed and tested. The design achieves a very low axial ratio performance without compromising fabrication simplicity and overall antenna performance.