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Low-profile and small capacitively fed VHF antenna

Abstract : A low profile, compact antenna operating around 162MHz with omnidirectional vertically polarized radiation is proposed. The antenna is a short monopole capacitively coupled to shortend quarter-wavelength printed line optimized at 162MHz for Automatic Identification System (AIS) application. The antenna dimensions are less than λ/185 in height and λ/20 in lateral dimension, and the small size of antenna provides a narrow band of 0.34% and gain of −11.6 dBi. The simulated and measured results are in good agreement. © 2016 Electromagnetics Academy. All Rights Reserved.
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Y. Taachouche, F. Colombel, Mohamed Himdi, A. Guenin. Low-profile and small capacitively fed VHF antenna. Progress in Electromagnetics Research Letters, 2016, 60, pp.31--38. ⟨10.2528/PIERL16021107⟩. ⟨hal-01368122⟩

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