Antenna Measurements

  • Martin S. Smith
Part of the Macmillan New Electronics Series book series


The main parameters which are used to characterise an antenna are (a) input impedance; (b) radiation pattern (sometimes called a ‘polar diagram’), (c) gain, and (d) polarisation.


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  1. IEEE (1979). IEEE Standard Test Procedures for Antennas, IEEE/Wiley Interscience, New York.Google Scholar
  2. Smith, M. S. and Nichols, D. E. T. (1978). ‘Design and performance of a vertical range for antenna radiation pattern measurements using aircraft scale models’, The Radio and Electronic Engineer, 48, pp.209–14.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Martin S. Smith 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin S. Smith
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    • 2
  1. 1.S. T. L.HarlowUK
  2. 2.University College LondonUK

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