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Calculation of the radiation pattern and impedance of a log-periodic dipole array

Calculation of the radiation pattern and impedance of a log-periodic dipole array

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A computer program is presented for the calculation of the radiation and impedance performance of a 12-element log-periodic dipole array. The analysis uses King's 3-term approximation to the current distribution on the elements, taking their mutual interaction into full account.

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