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A direction-finding technique for wide-band impulsive noise source

Peck, C. and Moore, P.J. (2001) A direction-finding technique for wide-band impulsive noise source. IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility, 43 (2). pp. 149-154. ISSN 0018-9375

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Abstract

A direction-finding technique for wide-band impulsive electromagnetic interference is presented. An experimental investigation was performed using a spark generator as the impulsive noise source. The signals were captured using a two-antenna array directly sampled at 1 Gs/s. A digital signal processing based correlation technique allowed assessment of the time delay between the antennas. The results in a nonideal radio propagation environment show the bearing can be estimated to an accuracy of 20.