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Citation. Kuechle, V. B.; Reichle, R. A.; Smith, J. L. D.; Schuster, R. J. 1983. Directional aircraft antenna system. Proceedings of the International Conference of Wildlife Biotelemetry. Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. 4:94-103. [1361 CC]
Abstract. This paper describes a directional antenna system for use on small aircraft to locate animal borne transmitters. It uses a phased array of vertical monopole antenna which are electronically switched to yield a directional pattern. Performance details, circuit diagrams and limitations are provided.