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Performance of a Yagi antenna during snowfall
Luleå University of Technology, Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering, Embedded Internet Systems Lab.
2008 (English)In: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Antenna and Propagation: ISAP 2008, Chinese Microwave Association , 2008Conference paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

Precipitation in the form of snow could severely degrade the performance of the planned EISCAT_3D radar antenna array. In this paper the performance of the antenna elements, crossed yagi antennas, is studied using both simulations and measurements. The results shows that during snowfall the performance of the antenna is degraded, and under severe conditions the antenna becomes non-operational. To guarantee operability of the system, the effect of snow cover should be taken into account when designing the final antenna.

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Chinese Microwave Association , 2008.
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Industrial Electronics
URN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-35848Local ID: a8907cb0-6f6e-11dd-8151-000ea68e967bOAI: diva2:1009102
International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation : 27/10/2008 - 30/10/2008
Godkänd; 2008; 20080821 (jekman)Available from: 2016-09-30 Created: 2016-09-30Bibliographically approved

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