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6864851 Low profile wideband antenna array  
A phased array antenna having a low profile (approximately ⅛ wavelength) wide bandwidth (approximately 50%). The invention teaches making such an antenna using open channel resonators and monopole...
6856295 Attenuation apparatus for minimizing reflections of electromagnetic energy from an antenna disposed within a radome  
An attenuation device for use under a radome disposed on a mobile platform such as an aircraft for reflecting a portion of the electromagnetic energy radiated by an antenna disposed under the...
6844856 Minimum cycle slip airborne differential carrier phase GPS antenna  
An antenna system is disclosed including a GPS antenna which is driven by an articulator in an opposite direction to aircraft roll. Aircraft roll is sensed by an onboard navigation system and...
6831610 Modular antenna system  
An antenna system comprises a Gatelink antenna (1), a Satcom Ku antenna (2), a Satcom Inmarsat antenna (3) positioned on a support that is mobile (5) in rotation and/or in translation and a device...
6806837 Deep depression angle calibration of airborne direction finding arrays  
A system for calibrating airborne direction finding antenna arrays eliminates the problem of trying to maintain a constant depression angle when flying an airplane directly over a calibration...
6774848 Conformal phased array antenna  
The present invention provides an antenna assembly (10) comprising a plurality of planar tiles (20). Each of the tiles carries a planar array of sets (22) of antenna elements (47-50) arranged to...
6768465 Low probability of intercept (LPI) millimeter wave beacon  
A millimeter wave beacon includes a millimeter wave transmitter that produces at least one signal and plurality of antennas, coupled to the millimeter wave transmitter, that each emit millimeter...
6751801 Aircraft in-flight entertainment system having enhanced antenna steering and associated methods  
An aircraft in-flight entertainment system includes a satellite TV receiver, at least one video display connected to the receiver, and a multi-beam antenna on the aircraft for receiving signals...
6745981 Aircraft sensor pod assembly  
The invention is a sensor pod for mounting on the top surface of the fuselage of an aircraft. The pod it supported by right and left front supports and right and left rear supports that attach to...
6735438 Antenna for air-to-ground communication  
A system and method for providing wireless communication services to passengers of an aircraft through the use of a standard mobile telephone. A system of antennas on an air base station radiates...
6714163 Structurally-integrated, space-fed phased array antenna system for use on an aircraft  
A phased array antenna system for an aircraft which allows a beam from the antenna to be scanned down to or below the horizon when the aircraft is traveling at high latitudes. The system comprises...
6703975 Wideband perimeter configured interferometric direction finding antenna array  
An antenna array includes two pairs of linear polarized antennas mounted to a perimeter portion of an airframe with one pair having a polarization normal to the airframe and the other pair having...
6677908 Multimedia aircraft antenna  
An antenna system consisting of parabolic rectangular reflectors disposed contiguously in a linear array. The use of parabolic rectangular reflectors permits the reflectors to form a larger common...
6661388 Four element array of cassegrain reflector antennas  
A multi-reflector antenna array capable of simultaneously transmitting and receiving communication signals at Ku-band frequencies is mounted on an exterior surface of an aircraft. The antenna...
6653980 Antenna for transmission / reception of radio frequency waves and an aircraft using such an antenna  
This invention relates to an aircraft using such an antenna comprises: a structural element (8) that is conducting in the operating frequency band of the antenna, with size equal to at least one...
6642894 Smart antenna for airborne cellular system  
An airborne repeater antenna array (70) in which beams transmitted from multiple antenna elements (80) of the array to form terrestrial communications. cells are shaped according to predetermined...
6636182 Structural antenna for flight aggregates or aircraft  
A folded microstrip antenna for a flight aggregate or aircraft can be arranged around edges of thin structural parts, such as wings, tail units or control flaps, such that its surface is identical...
6630907 Broadband telemetry antenna having an integrated filter  
A microstrip telemetry antenna adapted for use on a small diameter projectile. The antenna includes a filter integrally formed with the antenna. The antenna also has a first pair of tuning tabs...
6618017 GPS conformal antenna having a parasitic element  
A GPS conformal adapted for use on a small diameter projectile. The antenna includes a GPS antenna array of six driven elements The antenna also has an antenna cover which includes a parasitic...
6618016 Eight-element anti-jam aircraft GPS antennas  
A compact aircraft antenna for reception of GPS signals includes eight elements to provide eight antenna patterns usable for anti-jam signal processing. Four bent monopole elements are configured...
6608596 Microwave reflector antenna  
A microwave reflector antenna for use on an aircraft. The microwave reflector antenna has a stationary plate that is attached to and stationary relative to the aircraft. A rotary plate rotates...
6570540 Reflector assembly for minimizing reflections of electromagnetic energy from an antenna disposed within a radome  
A reflector for use under a radome disposed on a mobile platform such as an aircraft for reflecting a portion of the electromagnetic energy radiated by an antenna disposed under the radome such...
6567052 Stratospheric platform system architecture with adjustment of antenna boresight angles  
A stratospheric platform communication system (10) having antenna boresight angles (EL, AZ) that can be adjusted by an adjustable payload antenna (40) according to the requirements of a specific...
6549168 GPS and telemetry microstrip antenna for use on projectiles  
A microstrip antenna system having a GPS antenna for receiving GPS data and a telemetry antenna for transmitting telemetry data mounted on a dielectric substrate. The microstrip antenna system is...
6531989 Far field emulator for antenna calibration  
A radar antenna for a guided missile is calibrated in flight using a point source of microwave radiation and a lens to emulate a far field source. The microwave source and lens fit behind a metal...
6515636 Active array antenna with flexible membrane elements and tensioning arrangement  
An array antenna including: a frame having a two-dimensional array of a plurality of openings; an electromagnetically radiating tile disposed in each opening; and mounting means for holding at...
6507952 Passenger entertainment system providing live video/audio programming derived from satellite broadcasts  
An in-flight entertainment system provides live video/audio programming to passengers and operators over an aircraft video/audio distribution system. The programming signals are derived from...
6486839 Relative elevation detection for aircraft pilot warning system  
An elevation angle detection device uses signals from first and second of oppositely pointing antennas to determine an elevation angle of an emitting source. The signal from the second antenna is...
6476770 Antenna carrier for connection to an air vehicle  
Antenna carrier comprising antenna elements to be connected to an air vehicle, said antenna carrier projecting from a mounting area forwards or rearwards seen in the travelling direction of the...
6414644 Channeled surface fairing for use with a phased array antenna on an aircraft  
A fairing for use with a phased array antenna for attenuating the transverse magnetic (TM) electric field radiated by the antenna, to thereby reduce the possibility of interference with other...
6414645 Circularly polarized notch antenna  
A circularly polarized single point feed notch antenna functions on land, sea, air and space vehicles and communicates using a broad frequency range while maintaining stealth during installation...
6407709 Mounting device with integrated antenna  
A mount for mounting an electronic device, such as a GPS device, has an integrated antenna. In particular, the mount includes a mounting bracket and a base, to which the mounting bracket is...
6407711 Antenna array apparatus with conformal mounting structure  
A carrier structure apparatus for mounting conformal antenna elements to a non-planar mounting surface as part of an antenna array of an airborne vehicle or ground-based system also comprising a...
6404377 UHF foliage penetration radar antenna  
A low cost array with wide band elements interleaved into an “egg-crate” structure. The radiating elements are flared notch radiators. Good impedance match over a wide band was achieved by feeding...
6380906 Airborne and subterranean UHF antenna  
A ruggedized ultra high radio frequency antenna disposable at the rear of a hardened target penetrator warhead is provided. The antenna is usable for communicating signals from a transmitter in a...
H002016 Mono-blade phase dispersionless antenna  
A Mono-Blade Antenna is disclosed which operates over many octaves of bandwidth. Electromagnetic waveforms may be transmitted and received with multi-decade bandwidth using: a metal ground plane,...
6323813 Communication system and method  
An antenna system and method of improving radio frequency isolation in such a system positioned on a hull of a vessel includes a first antenna that transmits a signal having a wavelength. The...
6313810 Arrangement relating to antenna protection  
The present invention relates to an atmospheric discharge protection arrangement in an antenna (10) arranged in communication with a hull of an aircraft (11), the antenna comprising a housing,...
6307514 Method and system for guiding an artillery shell  
A system and method for guiding an artillery shell in flight which includes a multi-element antenna having a large central access hole therein for receiving an airfoil actuator pin, the antenna...
6278409 Wire detection system and method  
A system for wire detection comprising a transmitter for transmitting multi-polarity waves, means for receiving waves reflected off target and means for analyzing the polarization of the reflected...
6273362 Composite window transparent to electromagnetic radiation for use in supersonic and hypersonic target-tracking missiles  
The invention relates to a window for use in a supersonic or hypersonic target-tracking missile, the window being transparent to electromagnetic radiation. The window consist of several window...
6222499 Solderless, compliant multifunction RF feed for CLAS antenna systems  
A compliant RF feed system (10) that provides impedance matching for VHF/AM, VHF/FM, UHF and L-band frequencies. The feed system (70) includes a feed post (14) electrically connected to an antenna...
6219004 Antenna having hemispherical radiation optimized for peak gain at horizon  
An antenna, such as may be employed for air-to-ground link hemispherical communication coverage, comprises a shaped ring focus type subreflector, that is rotationally symmetric about the boresight...
6219005 Method and apparatus for reducing sidelobes of antennas within radomes  
A method of reducing sidelobes of an antenna induced by a blockage in a radome covering the antenna, which includes providing at least one passive tuning element between the antenna and the...
6208307 Aircraft in-flight entertainment system having wideband antenna steering and associated methods  
An aircraft in-flight entertainment system includes an antenna, a satellite TV receiver connected to the antenna, at least one video display connected to the satellite TV receiver, and wherein the...
6208304 Aircraft mounted dual blade antenna array  
An aircraft mounted antenna system comprising a plurality of linear blade antenna arrays mounted on an upper portion of an aircraft fuselage. The blade arrays are symmetrically placed on the...
6204823 Low profile antenna positioner for adjusting elevation and azimuth  
An antenna positioner includes a housing and a hub mounted within the housing. A substantially planar configured support plate is rotatably mounted on the hub. A substantially elongate antenna is...
6198445 Conformal load bearing antenna structure  
A conformal load bearing antenna structure for attachment to an aircraft having an outer skin. The conformal load bearing antenna structure comprises a top face sheet and an end fed radiating...
6198446 Dual-feed system for a multifunction, conformal, loadearing structure excitation antenna  
A multifunction antenna feed structure (30) that acts as a feed for a multibandwidth antenna system (22) used in connection with a modern tactical aircraft. The feed structure (30) includes a...
6175341 Elastically deformable antenna reflector for a spacecraft  
An antenna reflector for a spacecraft is elastically deformable so as to be capable of changing from a folded position, when inside the spacecraft, to a deployed position, outside the spacecraft,...