Novel Design of A Wideband Folded Monopole Antenna with Parasitic Element for DVB-H Application

  • Jeon, Seung-Gil (Dept. of Electronics and Computer Engineering, Hanyang University) ;
  • Ryu, Kwang-Woo (Dept. of Electronics and Computer Engineering, Hanyang University) ;
  • Choi, Jae-Hoon (Dept. of Electronics and Computer Engineering, Hanyang University)
  • Published : 2007.09.30


Novel design of a wideband monopole antenna for DVB-H service is presented. The proposed antenna is designed based on a monopole antenna. It consists of folded monopole and parallel parasitic element. The folded segment of the folded monopole makes the antenna shorter. The length of the parasitic element obtains additional resonance frequencies. The gap distance between the folded monopole and the parasitic element is a key parameter to control impedance matching for wideband operation. The antenna has wide band performance, good impedance and radiation characteristics from 470 MHz to 870 MHz. The measured return loss for operating frequencies over DVB-H band is better than 10 dB. Good radiation patterns are also obtained. The measured results are compared with calculated results using Ansoft HFSS(High Frequency Structure Simulator).


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