A High Efficiency Slotted Array for DBS Reception Using a Copper Clad Laminates

Makoto ANDO  Naohisa GOTO  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E74-B   No.11   pp.3738-3739
Publication Date: 1991/11/25
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Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Antennas and Propagation

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Excellent characteristics of a single-layered radial line slot antenna composed of a copper clad laminates are reported. The use of a thick substrate contributes to reduction of conductor loss. The efficiency of 71% and the gain of 33.2dBi is realized for a 44cmφ prototype antenna.