A Little-Known Effect of Antenna Size on Signal Waveform.

by T. F. Burke

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A review of the usual approximate solution of the calculation of the radiation field of an aperture to demonstrate an attribute of the solution which is widely overlooked and which describes a little-understood feature of the radiation field. The report presents a simple theoretical analysis of the phenomena associated with most antennas and shows representative examples of waveform distortion resulting from antenna effects. 35 pp. (JDD)

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