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Post subject: What is the effective area of patch antennas?
Posted: Sun May 28, 2006 6:32 pm
 
Lieutenant

Joined: Sun May 28, 2006 6:29 pm
Posts: 3
Hi guys,
I'm new to the forum so please forgive me if i'm posting this at the wrong place.

I am currently using the forumula Aeff(effective area) = (lambda^2)*Gain / 4*pi to calculate the effective area of a patch antenna. From what i remember, the above formula works for a wire antenna but not sure if its the same for a patch antenna.

Any help will be greately appreciated.




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