An array antenna for low power localisation of GPS interference

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Abstract

Many parties are interested in being able to locate the source of GPS interference, but most methods for locating RF emitters require large systems with high power consumption figures. In order to build a lower power system capable of finding emitters based solely on the power in the signal, a suitable antenna must be designed. In this paper three antennas are designed and simulated. They are compared based on how suitable their radiation pattern would be for locating emitters. A simple version of the best design was tested and it was found to be able to pinpoint an interfering signal with precision better than one degree and in less than a second.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of 12th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation( EuCAP), 2018
PublisherIET
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2018
Event12th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, EuCAP 2018 - London, UK United Kingdom
Duration: 9 Apr 201813 Apr 2018

Conference

Conference12th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, EuCAP 2018
CountryUK United Kingdom
CityLondon
Period9/04/1813/04/18

Keywords

  • Beamsteering
  • Interference
  • Localisation
  • Patch array

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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