Reduced-Height Wideband Conical Antennas in the VHF/UHF Bands

Conference: EuCAP 2009 - 3rd European Conference on Antennas and Propagation
03/23/2009 - 03/27/2009 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: EuCAP 2009

Pages: 5Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Palud, Sébastien; Colombel, Franck; Himdi, Mohamed (Institute of Electronics and Telecommunications of Rennes (IETR), University of Rennes I, Av. du Général Leclerc, 35042 Rennes, France)
Meins, Cyrille Le (Thales Communications, 110 Av. du M Leclerc, 49300 Cholet, France)

This paper presents two compact wideband omnidirectional antennas for applications in the VHF and UHF bands. These antennas are based on new shapes which allow a reduction of the height of the monopole without any deterioration of the radiation properties over at least one octave bandwidth.