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EP0891002A1
EP0891002A1 EP19980106558 EP98106558A EP0891002A1 EP 0891002 A1 EP0891002 A1 EP 0891002A1 EP 19980106558 EP19980106558 EP 19980106558 EP 98106558 A EP98106558 A EP 98106558A EP 0891002 A1 EP0891002 A1 EP 0891002A1
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Bernd Lindemann
Uwe Militz
Wolfgang Warzecha
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    • HELECTRICITY
    • H01BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS
    • H01QANTENNAS, i.e. RADIO AERIALS
    • H01Q21/00Antenna arrays or systems
    • H01Q21/28Combinations of substantially independent non-interacting antenna units or systems
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H01BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS
    • H01QANTENNAS, i.e. RADIO AERIALS
    • H01Q1/00Details of, or arrangements associated with, antennas
    • H01Q1/12Supports; Mounting means
    • H01Q1/1207Supports; Mounting means for fastening a rigid aerial element
    • H01Q1/1214Supports; Mounting means for fastening a rigid aerial element through a wall

Abstract

The road vehicle has an aerial Ä1Ü that is secured to the body which has an aperture Ä9Ü for a connection Ä4Ü to a receiver /transmitter Ä11Ü for a GSM telephone or radio system. A second connection is made to a global positioning system, GPS, receiver Ä13Ü. The connection point has a stud Ä5Ü that fits in a hole in the body and prevents the aerial turning.

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Die Erfindung betrifft eine Vorrichtung zum Anschluß einer Außenantenne mit den im Oberbegriff des Anspruchs 1 angegebenen Merkmalen. The invention relates to a device for connecting an external antenna with the features specified in the preamble of claim 1.

Es ist bereits bekannt, den Antennenfuß der Außenantenne eines Kraftfahrzeuges mit einem mit dem Sende- und/oder Empfangsteil der Antenne elektrisch verbundenen Antennenanschluß zu versehen und diesen durch eine als Rundloch in der Fahrzeugkarosserie vorgesehene Öffnung hindurchzuführen und an ein mit einem Sende- und/oder Empfangsgerät verbundenes Antennenkabel zB über schraubbare Verbindungsmittel anzuschließen. It is already known to provide the antenna of the external aerial of a motor vehicle with an electrically connected to the transmitting and / or receiving part of the antenna the antenna terminal and passing out this by a round hole provided in the vehicle body opening and one with a transmitting and / or receiver connected antenna cable to connect eg via screw connecting means. Um ein Verdrehen der Außenantenne um die Achse des Antennenanschlusses zu verhindern, ist ein weiterer Zapfen als Verdrehschutz am Antennenfuß vorgesehen, der durch eine zweite hierfür vorgesehene Öffnung der Fahrzeugkarosserie hindurchgeführt wird. In order to prevent rotation of the external antenna to the axis of the antenna terminal, another pin is provided to prevent rotation on the antenna base, which is passed through a second opening provided for this purpose the vehicle body. Die beiden Öffnungen sind in vielen Kraftfahrzeugen standardisiert und bestehen aus zwei Rundlöchern mit unterschiedlichen Durchmesser, die sich in einem vorgegebenen Abstand voneinander befinden. The two openings are standardized in many motor vehicles, consisting of two round holes with different diameters, which are located at a predetermined distance from each other. Nachteilig dabei ist, daß nur ein Antennenanschluß durch die erste Öffnung durchführbar ist. thereby, a disadvantage is that only one antenna port through the first opening is feasible. Soll ein zweites Sende- und/oder Empfangsgerät über ein separates Antennenkabel an die Antenne angeschlossen werden, muß eine dritte Öffnung zur Durchführung eines zusätzlichen Antennenanschlusses vorgesehen werden. Should a second transmitting and / or receiving device are connected to the antenna via a separate coaxial cable, and a third opening for the passage of an additional antenna port must be provided. Dies ist mit den vorgegebenen Standardanschlüssen vieler Kraftfahrzeughersteller nicht möglich. This is not possible with the given standard connections of many car manufacturers.

Vorteile der Erfindung Advantages of the Invention

Das erfindungsgemäße Steuergerät mit den kennzeichnenden Merkmalen des Anspruchs 1 hat demgegenüber den Vorteil, daß die Außenantenne über einen zusätzlichen Steckanschluß an ein zweitens Sende- und/oder Empfangsgerät angeschlossen werden kann, ohne daß die in der Kraftfahrzeugkarosserie vorgesehenen Standardöffnungen hierfür abgeändert werden müssen. In contrast, the control device according to the invention with the characterizing features of claim 1 has the advantage that the external antenna with an additional terminal connection to a second, transmitting and / or receiving device can be connected without the provided in the vehicle body Standard openings must be modified therefor. Dies wird vorteilhaft dadurch erreicht, daß der in die zweite Öffnung eingeführte Zapfen zur Aufnahme eines als Steckanschluß ausgebildeten zusätzlichen Antennenanschlusses vorgesehen ist. This is advantageously achieved by the fact that the inserted into the second opening pin is provided for receiving a plug-in connection designed as additional antenna. Die Integration eines zweiten Antennenanschlusses in dem Zapfen ermöglicht den Anschluß eines weiteren Sende- und/oder Empfangsgerätes an die Antenne (Duplex-System), ohne eine Abänderung der vom Kraftfahrzeughersteller vorgegebenen Standardöffnungen der Kraftfahrzeugkarosserie. The integration of a second antenna terminal into the pin permits the connection of a further transmitter and / or receiver unit to the antenna (duplex system) without a modification of the predetermined standard by motor vehicle manufacturers openings of the motor vehicle body.

Weitere vorteilhafte Ausgestaltungen und Weiterbildungen der Erfindung werden durch die in den Unteransprüchen angegebenen Merkmale ermöglicht. Further advantageous embodiments and developments of the invention are made possible by the features stated in the subclaims. So ist es vorteilhaft den in dem Zapfen integrierten Steckanschluß als Koaxialkabelanschluß in SMB-Norm auszubilden. It is thus advantageous to form the integrated in the pin plug-in connection as a coaxial cable in SMB standard. Hierdurch wird vorteilhaft erreicht, daß zB ein Radio an den durch die erste Öffnung in der Fahrzeugkarosserie hindurchgeführten Antennenanschluß angeschlossen werden kann und darüber hinaus ein Sende- und/oder Empfangsgerät für GPS-Signale (zB ein Satelliten-Telefon) an die Antenne angeschlossen werden kann. In this way, it is advantageously achieved that, for example, a radio may be connected to the through the first opening in the vehicle body guided through antenna terminal and moreover, a transmitting and / or receiving unit for GPS signals (such as a satellite telephone) can be connected to the antenna , Mit den bisher bekannten Vorrichtungen zum Anschluß einer Antenne ist dies nicht möglich. With the previously known devices for connecting an antenna that is not possible.

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Ein Ausführungsbeispiel der Erfindung ist in der Zeichnung dargestellt und wird in der nachfolgenden Beschreibung näher erläutert. An embodiment of the invention is illustrated in the drawing and is explained in more detail in the following description. Fig. 1 zeigt schematisch einen Querschnitt durch eine auf einem Fahrzeugdach aufmontierte Außenantenne. Fig. 1 shows schematically a cross section through a aufmontierte on a vehicle roof aerial.

Beschreibung des Ausführungsbeispiels Description of the embodiment

Wie in Fig. 1 zu erkennen ist, weist ein Karosserieteil 2 eines Kraftfahrzeuges eine erste Öffnung 9 und eine zweite Öffnung 6 zur Befestigung einer Außenantenne 1 auf. As can be seen in Fig. 1, a body part 2 of a motor vehicle on a first opening 9 and a second opening 6 for mounting an external antenna 1. Die Öffnungen sind als Rundlöcher mit einem vom Kraftfahrzeughersteller vorgegebenen normierten Durchmesser ausgebildet. The openings are formed as round holes having a predetermined diameter normalized by the vehicle manufacturer. Die Antenne 1 weist einen auf die Kraftfahrzeugkarosserie 2 auf-gesetzten Antennenfuß 3 mit einem Antennenanschluß 4 auf, der durch die erste Öffnung 9 ins Fahrzeuginnere geführt ist und dort über ein Befestigungsmittel 15 an der Fahrzeugkarosserie 2 festgelegt ist. The antenna 1 has a to the motor vehicle body 2 on-set antenna 3 to an antenna terminal 4, which is guided through the first opening 9 into the vehicle interior and is fixed there via a fastening means 15 on the vehicle body. 2 Außerdem ist ein mit wenigstens einem ersten Sende- und/oder Empfangsgerät 11, welches zB ein Radio oder ein GSM-Telefon sein kann, verbundenes Antennenkabel 10 über das Befestigungsmittel 15 an den Antennenanschluß 4 angeschlossen. In addition, a may be provided with at least one first transmitting and / or receiving device 11, for example a radio or a GSM phone, connected antenna cable 10 is connected to the antenna terminal 4 via the fastening means 15 °. Ohne den Zapfen 5 wäre die Antenne 1 nicht verdrehsicher an der Karosserie 2 festgelegt. Without the pins 5, the antenna would not be rotationally fixed to the body 2. 1 Deshalb ist weiterhin in Fig. 1 erkennbar, daß ein mit dem Antennenfuß 2 verbundener Zapfen 5 durch eine zweite Öffnung 6 in der Karosserie 2 hindurchgeführt ist. Therefore, it is further seen in Fig. 1 in that an antenna connected to the pin 2 is passed through a second opening 6 in the body 2 5. Dieser Zapfen 5 dient einerseits als Verdrehschutz und andererseits zur Aufnahme eines zusätzlichen als Steckanschluß 7 ausgebildeten Antennenanschlusses, der mit dem Sende- und Empfangsteil der Antenne 1 verbunden ist. This pin 5 serves both as a protection against twisting and on the other for receiving an additional configured as a plug connection 7 antenna terminal that is connected to the transmitting and receiving part of the antenna. 1 Weiterhin ist der in den Zapfen eingelassene Steckanschluß 7 mit dem Gegenstecker 8 eines Antennenkabels 12 verbindbar, welches mit einem zweiten Sende- und/oder Empfangsgerät 13 verbunden ist. Further, the recessed into the pin male terminal 7 is connected to the mating connector 8 of an antenna cable 12 which is connected to a second transmitting and / or receiving device. 13 Vorzugsweise ist der Steckanschluß 7 ein 50-Ohm-Koaxialkabelanschluß oder ein SMB-Stecker, welcher zB für GPS-Signale (global positioning System) geeignet ist. Preferably, the male terminal 7, which, for example for GPS signals (global positioning system) is suitably a 50 ohm coaxial cable or an SMB connector. Das Gerät 13 kann zB ein Satellitentelefon sein. The device 13 may be, for example, a satellite phone. Über den Steckanschluß 7 ist es möglich Sendesignale auf die Antenne 1 zu übertragen und gleichzeitig Funksignale eines Satelliten zu empfangen. Via the plug terminal 7, it is possible to transmit signals transmitted to the antenna 1 and simultaneously receive radio signals from a satellite. Über den Antennenanschluß 4 kann dann zB gleichzeitig Rundfunk empfangen werden oder ein GSM-Telefon benutzt werden. for example, can then simultaneously broadcasting are received or a GSM phone to be used on the antenna connector. 4

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  1. Vorrichtung zum Anschluß einer Außenantenne (1) an wenigstens ein in einem Kraftfahrzeug vorgesehenes Sende- und/oder Empfangsgerät (11), wobei die Außenantenne über einen durch eine erste Öffnung (9) in der Fahrzeugkarosserie (2) hindurchgeführten Antennenanschluß (4) mit einem an das wenigstens eine Sende- und/ oder Empfangsgerät (11) angeschlossene Antennenkabel (10) verbunden ist und über einen durch eine zweite Öffnung (6) in der Fahrzeugkarosserie hindurchgeführten Zapfen (5) verdrehsicher an der Fahrzeugkarosserie festgelegt ist, dadurch gekennzeichnet, daß der Zapfen (5) zur Aufnahme eines an die Antenne (1) angeschlossenen Steckanschlusses (7) ausgebildet ist, der mit dem Gegenstecker (8) eines mit wenigstens einem weiteren Sende- und/oder Empfangsgerätes (13) verbunden Antennenkabels (12) koppelbar ist. A device for connecting an external antenna (1) at least one provided in a motor vehicle transmission and / or receiving device (11), wherein the external antenna via a through a first opening (9) in the vehicle body (2) guided through the antenna terminal (4) with a connected to the at least one transmitting and / or receiving device (11) antenna cable (10) is connected via a through a second opening (6) in the vehicle body guided through pin (5) is rotationally fixed to the vehicle body, characterized in that the is formed pin (5) connected to receive a to the antenna (1) plug-in connection (7) which can be coupled to the mating connector (8) of at least one other transmitting and / or receiving device (13) connected to the antenna cable (12).
  2. Vorrichtung nach Anspruch 1, dadurch gekennzeichnet, daß der Steckanschluß (7) als Koaxialkabelanschluß ausgebildet ist. Device according to claim 1, characterized in that the plug connection (7) is formed as coaxial cable.
  3. Vorrichtung nach Anspruch 1, dadurch gekennzeichnet, daß der Steckanschluß (7) als SMB-Stecker ausgebildet ist. Device according to claim 1, characterized in that the plug connection (7) is configured as an SMB connector.
  4. Vorrichtung einem der vorstehenden Ansprüche , dadurch gekennzeichnet, daß das an den Koaxialkabelanschluß (7) angeschossene weitere Sende- und/oder Empfangsgerät (13) zum Senden und Empfangen von GPS-Signalen vorgesehen ist. Apparatus according to one of the preceding claims, characterized in that the the coaxial cable (7) wounded additional transmitting and / or receiving device (13) is provided for transmitting and receiving GPS signals.
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