Skip to Main content Skip to Navigation

Multiband Pyramidal Antenna Loaded With a Cutoff Open-Ended Waveguide

Abstract : An original and flexible pyramidal antenna for satellite or terrestrial application services is presented. The ground plane of the antenna is perforated and loaded with a cutoff open-ended waveguide: this original configuration leads to a good tradeoff between rear radiation and impedance matching. Trap-loads are used to achieve multiband operation while frequency agility may be simply obtained by loading the radiating element by radio-frequency switches. The antenna radiates linearly or circularly polarized electromagnetic fields with quasi-hemispheric radiation patterns at multiple operating frequencies. Several prototypes have been simulated, manufactured, and finally measured. A specific application is given in this paper for a triband GPS/Galileo/MicroSat Telemetry antenna to combine positioning and telemetry applications. The experimental results confirm the good performances observed with the electromagnetic simulations.
Document type :
Journal articles
Complete list of metadatas

Cited literature [18 references]  Display  Hide  Download

https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-00432957
Contributor : Sami Hebib <>
Submitted on : Tuesday, November 17, 2009 - 4:49:20 PM
Last modification on : Friday, January 10, 2020 - 9:10:13 PM
Document(s) archivé(s) le : Thursday, June 17, 2010 - 8:44:21 PM

File

TAP_multi.pdf
Files produced by the author(s)

Identifiers

Citation

Sami Hebib, Hervé Aubert, Olivier Pascal, Nelson Fonseca, Lionel Ries, et al.. Multiband Pyramidal Antenna Loaded With a Cutoff Open-Ended Waveguide. IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2009, 57 (1), pp. 266 - 270. ⟨10.1109/TAP.2008.2009778⟩. ⟨hal-00432957⟩

Share

Metrics

Record views

200

Files downloads

473