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AASCIT Communications | Volume 2, Issue 5 | Aug. 3, 2015 online | Page:211-217
Design Microstrip Antenna 400MHz – 800MHz for Digital Television with Customized Clover Patch
Along with the development of technology, the demand for practicality and efficiency of an antenna is needed. Not only can provide a relatively large bandwidth, but also has a simple form. For example, now often found TV antenna that has a variety of shapes and sizes relatively small. So it can be placed in the room even once as a garnish. Now started to develop an antenna that has the form of a thin and small, so-called microstrip antenna which has a small and simple shape. Microstrip so comes as a solution to address these issues. Microstrip antenna is made of a copper plate in the middle there is a dielectric substrate. In this paper, microstrip antenna uses as its substrate FR-4 material with a substrate thickness (h = 1.6 mm), copper conductor with dielectric constant (єr = 3.9) and copper conductor thickness (c = 0.1 mm).Advantages of this antenna in addition is small shape, the aesthetic is also quite good and does not need outdoor installation. This paper will explain the design of microstrip antenna with a frequency of 400MHz – 800MHz that can be applied to the Digital Television antenna device. The design of this antenna begins with theoretical calculations and creating a design based on the results of calculations with the help of software CST2014 and then fabricated to then be measured with a device GWinstek GSP-827 and IFR Signal Generator 250kHz – 3GHz which aims to analyze differences in the results of simulation and real measurement.
Rudy Yuwono, Electrical Engineering Department, Brawijaya University, Malang, Indonesia.
Adrian Rifqi Anshari, Electrical Engineering Department, Brawijaya University, Malang, Indonesia.
Microstrip Antenna, Digital Television, PCB, Indoor Antenna
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Arcticle History
Submitted: Jun. 22, 2015
Accepted: Jul. 3, 2015
Published: Aug. 3, 2015
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