Passive and active matching of electrically-small helical antenna for HF-band communications

Gitansh Gulati, Ahmed H. Abdelrahman, Qi Tang, Min Liang, Tamal Bose, Hao Xin

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Abstract

This paper presents a design of an electrically-small helical antenna for long distance communications at HF-band (i.e., 3-30 MHz). Two different matching circuits (i.e., a passive reconfigurable LC network and an active non-Foster circuit) are designed, fabricated and tested to achieve wideband coverage of the designated HF-band. Field-test measurements were carried out to investigate the performance of the received signal strength and the signal to noise ratio (SNR).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2017 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, Proceedings
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages733-734
Number of pages2
Volume2017-January
ISBN (Electronic)9781538632840
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 18 2017
Event2017 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI Radio Science Meeting, APSURSI 2017 - San Diego, United States
Duration: Jul 9 2017Jul 14 2017

Other

Other2017 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI Radio Science Meeting, APSURSI 2017
CountryUnited States
CitySan Diego
Period7/9/177/14/17

Keywords

  • Electrically small antennas
  • HF-band
  • Non-Foster circuit
  • Passive matching
  • Signal-to-noise ratio (SNR)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiation
  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Instrumentation

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