fgentges at mindspring.com
Mon Oct 27 09:16:01 CST 2003
Probably the best set of articles on active antennas for low frequencies
was written by Ralph Burhans in the March through June 1983 issues of
Radio-Electronics magazine. These are a great starting point with
enough information to construct an excellent antenna.
We carried this work a bit further in the September 2001 issue of QST
magazine but the Burhans articles are much more informative of the
Good luck on your project.
James Leo wrote:
>I'm a fourth year electronic engineering student in
>University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland.
>I have been assigned a final year project entitled:
>Compact Low Frequency Antennas. I am required to
>design and build a working low frequency antenna and
>test it to receive signals from a radio station of my
>As I am expected to familiarise myself quickly with
>the basics of antennas and propagation, this means I
>must go at a far faster rate than my lecture courses.
>To be honest, I am finding myself somewhat lost in the
>However I do find the subject interesting, but I also
>find that most texts take a more
>academic-than-practical approach while most online
>sources tend to take a more practical but less
>mathematical approach. I would be grateful for any
>reading/texts/ newsletters/journals you could
>recommend as a good starting point for a student
>entering the subject.
>Thank you very much,
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