Postprint version. Published in IEEE Antennas and Propagation Magazine, Volume 54, Issue 2, April 1, 2012, pages 209-219.
The definitive version is available at https://doi.org/10.1109/MAP.2012.6230756.
This paper describes the design, assembly, and operation of a self-contained wireless demonstration system that required only dc power supplies. The system demonstrated polarization effects, radiation patterns, gain, directivity, and signal interference from environmental barriers from dipole, corner reflector (simulated antenna array), Quagi, and embedded patch antennas. The system included an RF oscillator, high-frequency amplifiers,RF bandpass filters, a signal-strength indicator, and multiple adjustable antenna-mounting platforms.
Electrical and Computer Engineering
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