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Integrated 915 MHz dual-patch circularly polarized antenna for Suaineadh space web experiment

Whyte, G. and Murray, C. and Maddock, Christie and Vasile, Massimiliano and Drysdale, T.D. (2010) Integrated 915 MHz dual-patch circularly polarized antenna for Suaineadh space web experiment. In: Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Antennas and Propagation. Antennas and Propagation . IEEE, pp. 1-4. ISBN 978-1-4244-4968-2

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Abstract

This paper presents the work carried out to design, optimize and implement a Circularly Polarized (CP) dual-patch antenna configuration. Patch 1 is to be placed on top of the central hub, and Patch 2 is to be placed on the bottom of the hub, as shown. Patch 2 also has a large brass hoop straight through the centre of it, which will be used to release the hub from the ejection chamber on the REXUS rocket. Both Patch 1 and Patch 2 are connected to a wireless modem via phase matched cables and a power divider. The dual-patch antenna configuration will then receive and transmit data from the central hub section to the REXUS rocket.