Base Station Array Examples for Communication with Vehicles

  • Victor Rabinovich
  • Nikolai Alexandrov


Base station antenna arrays with different topologies are available on the market now. They provide wireless communication services such as WLAN, RFID, ITS, etc. A couple of excellent reference books [1, 2] describe the fundamental concepts and typical antenna engineering solutions for general base station applications. This discussion covers the design of the arrays that are more specific for automotive applications: toll collection systems, antenna arrays for vehicle identification at the parking lot area with high density of the cars, WLAN arrays with fixed beam, and configurations with electronically steerable beam. Main examples are related to the low cost and high efficient printed on circuit board antenna systems.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Moscow Institute of Physics and TechnologyRichmondCanada
  2. 2.North YorkCanada

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