THE DEFINITIVE ANTENNA REFERENCE--FULLY REVISED AND EXPANDED!
Design and construct your individual antennas with the aid of this designated advisor. up to date and revised to supply transparent solutions to questions commonly asked by means of hobbyists and electronics technicians, Practical Antenna Handbook, 5th version blends theoretical recommendations with hands-on experience--requiring basically highschool mathematics
Reorganized to circulate logically from large actual rules to express antenna layout and development innovations, the publication starts through overlaying the basics. Then the half-wave dipole is mentioned either as an outstanding antenna in its personal correct and as a conceptual software for predicting the functionality of different designs. Transmission line impedance matching techniques--and a better half Smith chart tutorial--lead into "must have" components for tuning, tracking, and troubleshooting antenna procedure functionality. different instruments, resembling antenna modeling software program and community analyzer accessories for desktops and Macs, are addressed, and concluding chapters supply clean insights into aid buildings and install techniques.
NEW subject matters lined INCLUDE:
- Characteristics of all-driven and parasitic arrays
- Beverages and small MF/HF receiving loops
- Top-loaded shunt-fed towers and different verticals
- Theory and layout of Yagi beams
- Effect of genuine floor on propagation and antenna styles, impedance, and potency
- Lightning safety and 4 sorts of floor structures
- Zoning and restrictive covenants
COVERS a wide selection OF ANTENNAS:
- Dipoles and inverted-Vs
- Quads, delta, and NVIS loops
- Wire arrays (bobtail curtain, half-square, rhombic)
- Verticals and shunt-fed towers
- Rotatable Yagi beams
- MF/HF receiving antennas (flag, pennant, K9AY, Beverage)
- Mobile and transportable antennas
- VHF/UHF/microwave antennas
- And many more
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* Tables of globally geographic coordinates and antenna dimensions vs. frequency * provider updates * Author's weblog * extra pictures and schematics * hyperlinks to tutorials and really good calculators
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