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 Post subject: Amotech GPS antenna
Posted: Tue Feb 22, 2011 5:21 am 

Joined: Mon Feb 21, 2011 7:27 pm
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I am using the following antenna to form an array that can radiate two different patterns with appropriate switching.

First mode is called anti-jam mode and we request highest directivity as possible. I am ok with this.

Second mode is normal mode and we want a radiation similar to stand-alone antenna, Which is 5 dB peak gain and 90-100 degree HPBW. Despite all my trials I havent been able to achieve this mode. When I activate one element of the array, gain reduces significantly due to mutual coupling, when I activate two elements, hpbw decreases. Increasing element spacing reduces coupling however axial ratio deteriorates this time. How I can I achieve those two beamform properly?

I am using FEKO and can upload feko files upon request.

Posted  11/12/2012