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Measured results of an efficient broadband HF antenna system for reliable all-terrain communication between unattended ground sensors
Author(s): John Pedersen; James Chabra
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Paper Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to verify a prior study of propagation losses in various environments for unattended ground sensors operating in the HF, VHF, and UHF bands. At each frequency band, tests were conducted and measurements taken to provide the actual range for these radios. Measured and predicted results are well correlated and help support the idea that for a network of unattended ground sensors, HF and lower VHF frequencies have better propagation characteristics in a wide range of environments than does the UHF band.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 August 2002
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 4741, Battlespace Digitization and Network-Centric Warfare II, (6 August 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.478708
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John Pedersen, BAE SYSTEMS (United States)
James Chabra, BAE SYSTEMS (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4741:
Battlespace Digitization and Network-Centric Warfare II
Raja Suresh; William E. Roper; William E. Roper, Editor(s)

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