Novel method to calculate antenna radiation patterns based on fixed-line-of-sight setting

Ricardo Cajo, Carolina Godoy, Juan Romero, Carlos Bosquez, Victor Huilcapi

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Abstract

Determination of antenna radiation pattern is an essential step for any communication systems. Although, there are several techniques available some of them are expensive, unreliable or complex. In this paper, a new measurement method of antenna radiation patterns that overcome some of these issues is presented and implemented. The method is based on acquiring the radiation intensity in different angular positions, based on fixed-line-of-sight setting, far-field measurement techniques and probabilistic analysis. The method provides a fast and simple mechanism for verifying antenna radiation patterns. The current method is used to determine the radiation pattern of a Yagi-Uda antenna with six parasitic elements of variable length and is compared with the theoretical models Delta-Gap and sinusoidal approximation of current for both planes electrical (E-Plane) and Magnetic (H-Plane).

Translated title of the contributionNuevo método para calcular los patrones de radiación de la antena basados en la configuración de la línea fija de visión
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2017 IEEE International Conference on Microwaves, Antennas, Communications and Electronic Systems, COMCAS 2017
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages1-5
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9781538631690
DOIs
StatePublished - 28 Jun 2017
Event2017 IEEE International Conference on Microwaves, Antennas, Communications and Electronic Systems, COMCAS 2017 - Tel-Aviv, Israel
Duration: 13 Nov 201715 Nov 2017

Publication series

Name2017 IEEE International Conference on Microwaves, Antennas, Communications and Electronic Systems, COMCAS 2017
Volume2017-November

Conference

Conference2017 IEEE International Conference on Microwaves, Antennas, Communications and Electronic Systems, COMCAS 2017
CountryIsrael
CityTel-Aviv
Period13/11/1715/11/17

Keywords

  • Far-field
  • Radiation patterns
  • Sampling technique
  • Theoretical model
  • Yagi-uda antenna

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