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The analysis of a log-periodic zig-zag antenna

by Victor Manuel Nogueira Novais Gonsalves

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Published by Naval Postgraduate School, Available from National Technical Information Service in Monterey, Calif, Springfield, Va .
Written in English


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ContributionsNaval Postgraduate School (U.S.)
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Open LibraryOL25199627M

  This report provides extensive analysis of log periodic antennas with measured pattern and impedance data. The physical parameters of the bent log periodic zig zag antennas are disclosed beginning at page 19 with reference to FIG. 4, page The vertical wires are the radiators when they are in resonance and the horizontal wires are phasing stubs. Log periodic dipole array is the widely used type of log periodic antenna family. It has uniform input impedances, VSWR, and radiation characteristics over a wide range of frequencies. In essence, log periodic arrays are a group of dipole antennas of varying sizes strung together and fed alternately through a common transmission line.

The log periodic is commonly used as a transmitting antenna in high power shortwave broadcasting stations because its broad bandwidth allows a single antenna to transmit on frequencies in multiple bands. The log-periodic zig-zag design with up to 16 sections has been used. Random wire and long wire. Often random wire antennas are also (inaccurately) referred to as long-wire -wire antennas require a length greater than a quarter-wavelength (λ/4) or half (λ/2) of the radio waves (most consider a true long wire to be least one wavelength), whereas random wire antennas have no such constraint.. However, problems can occur when the length of the so.

Content: Syllabus, Question Banks, Books, Lecture Notes, Important Part A 2 Marks Questions and Important Part B 16 Mark Questions, Previous Years Question Papers Collections. EC Antenna and Wave Propagation (AWP) Syllabus UNIT I FUNDAMENTALS OF RADIATION Definition of antenna parameters – Gain, Directivity, Effective aperture, Radiation Resistance, Band width, Beam width, . P. G. Ingerson, “Analysis of some closed log-periodic antennas with applications to log-periodic antennas,” PhD thesis, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, Google Scholar [23].


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Enter the password to open this PDF file: Cancel OK. File name:. A log periodic antenna (1) comprising two substantially identical non-resonant elongated log periodic conductive zig zag structures (3,5).

The structures (3, 5) lie side-by-side in close proximity to each other in substantially the same plane defined by a planar dielectric board (13). The zig zag structures (3, 5) are axisymmetric about a line of symmetry coinciding with the midline of an Cited by: 8.

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for Project Mercury uses an offset straight element rather than either the common tooth design or the zig-zag. Chart for reduced angle α. Additional simplification in a single plate for which the angle α.

has been reduced from. The image shows a log-periodic antenna. With the change in operation frequency, the active region shifts among the elements and hence all the elements will not be active only on a single frequency. This is its special characteristic. There are several type of log-periodic antennas such as the planar, trapezoidal, zig-zag, V-type, slot and the.

In contrast, the zig-zag antenna shows much greater tilt, with the peaks being about 20 degrees distant from those of the normal doublet.

The nulls are just barely perceptible, but with that improved coverage comes a price: the lobes are weaker than those of the normal doublet by about dB. The log periodic antenna was initially developed by Dwight E. Isbell, Raymond DuHamel who published a paper in later additional variants were made by Paul Mayes.

The concept of the log periodic antenna was patented by the University of Illinois in the USA. Log periodic antenna types & variants. There are several forms of log periodic antenna. The ARRL Antenna Book for Radio Communications is a single resource covering antenna theory, design and construction, and practical treatments and projects.

This book contains everything you need to understand how radio signals propagate, how antennas work, and how to construct your own antenna. log periodic calculator I'm check this calculator and I can said that this simple calculation isn't correct or not agree with EM simulation and measurements.

Anyway, LPDA structure check firstrly in any wire based codes(MOM) and on the end in full 3D based. The uniform Zig-Zag antenna of No. of segments=10 (i.e., N=5),segment length L=cm is chosen with constant pitch angle α 30 0.

Simulations are conducted at center frequency f 0 =MHz. The uniform zig-zag antenna and its radiation pattern obtained is shown in Fig.

Log periodic antenna (LPA) has been designed using rectangular microstrip patches with inset feed using five elements. The antenna elements and feeding networks is designed using Computer Simulation Technology (CST) Microwave Environment software. The manipulative variable is the spacing between the patches.

The simulated and measured results are compared and it is observed that the value of. Free-space directivity The free-space directivity of a log-periodic dipole array (LPDA) is a function of its taper \(\tau\) and its chosen spacing \(\sigma\).

1–5 Decreasing \(\sigma\) will decrease the boom length \(L\).Decreasing \(\tau\) will decrease both the boom length \(L\) and the number of elements \(N\). Due to space and resource constraints, amateur radio log-periodic antennas are.

The log-periodic dipole array (LPD A) is one of the most widely used broadband antennas. It consists, as shown in Fig. 1, of a nonuniformly spaced array of N parallel linear all lie, in free space, in the vertical y-z plane, parallel to the z-axis and with the y. In conventional Zig-zag antenna structure the important parameters are pitch angle(α),and segment length of Zig-Zag elements.

"Analysis and design of the log-periodic dipole antenna," Ph.D. This book introduces the fundamental principles of antenna theory and explains how to apply them to the analysis, design, and measurements of antennas. Due to the variety of methods of analysis and design, and the different antenna structures available, the applications covered in this book are made to some of the most basic and practical antenna configurations.

The analysis of a log-periodic zig-zag antenna. By Victor Manuel Nogueira Novais Gonsalves. Download PDF (7 MB) Abstract. Approved for public release, distribution is unlimitedDuring recent years, logarithmically periodic antennas have been widely used due to their frequency response characteristics, simplicity of design and directivity.

Abstract: A pyramidal zig-zag toothed log-periodic (LP) antenna with a customized cable quarter-wave transformer was developed as a dual-linear high-power feed for a large 60 foot diameter reflector with f/D of The pyramidal design was chosen over a crossed log-periodic pole design since it provides matching E- and H-plane patterns (the broader H-plane is made narrower with the.

The book comprises a new method of solving the integral equation of Leontovich, the most rigorous and most effective equation for the current in thin linear Rigorous Methods of Analysis and Synthesis. By Boris Levin. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 15 October Antennas.

Boca Raton: CRC Press, https.The novelty of this antenna structure is a combination of a number of patch elements to create a log periodic array with modest bandwidth. The radiating element is a square patch antenna.A log-periodic antenna (LP), also known as a log-periodic array or aerial, is a multi-element, directional, narrow-beam antenna that operates over a wide band of frequencies, a broad bandwidth.

A particular form of the log-periodic design, the log-periodic dipole array or LPDA, is often used in television antennas that work in the VHF band.