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VHF-LB VEST ANTENNA

By A. Jafargholi, A. Hosseinbeig, M. Emadi, L. Farhoudi, and S. A. Golgoon

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Abstract:
In this paper a new simple VHF-LB vest antenna is proposed, simulated, fabricated and tested. The simulation results for various user's positions such as standing, kneeling and prone on the ground are obtained and compared with conventional whip antenna mounted on mobile unit. It is shown that the proposed antenna outperforms the whip antenna in terms of gain and body energy absorption. The measurements results of proposed vest antenna confirm the simulation results.

Citation:
A. Jafargholi, A. Hosseinbeig, M. Emadi, L. Farhoudi, and S. A. Golgoon, "VHF-Lb Vest Antenna," Progress In Electromagnetics Research B, Vol. 14, 247-262, 2009.
doi:10.2528/PIERB09022201

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