GB2342505B - Antenna array calibration - Google Patents

Antenna array calibration

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Publication number
GB2342505B
GB2342505B GB9821779A GB9821779A GB2342505B GB 2342505 B GB2342505 B GB 2342505B GB 9821779 A GB9821779 A GB 9821779A GB 9821779 A GB9821779 A GB 9821779A GB 2342505 B GB2342505 B GB 2342505B
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Prior art keywords
antenna array
array calibration
calibration
antenna
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GB9821779A
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GB9821779D0 (en
Inventor
Robert Arnott
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Telecom Modus Ltd
NEC Corp
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TELECOM MODUS Ltd
NEC Corp
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    • HELECTRICITY
    • H01BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS
    • H01QANTENNAS, i.e. RADIO AERIALS
    • H01Q3/00Arrangements for changing or varying the orientation or the shape of the directional pattern of the waves radiated from an antenna or antenna system
    • H01Q3/26Arrangements for changing or varying the orientation or the shape of the directional pattern of the waves radiated from an antenna or antenna system varying the relative phase or relative amplitude of energisation between two or more active radiating elements; varying the distribution of energy across a radiating aperture
    • H01Q3/267Phased-array testing or checking devices
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04BTRANSMISSION
    • H04B17/00Monitoring; Testing
    • H04B17/10Monitoring; Testing of transmitters
    • H04B17/11Monitoring; Testing of transmitters for calibration
    • H04B17/12Monitoring; Testing of transmitters for calibration of transmit antennas, e.g. of the amplitude or phase
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04BTRANSMISSION
    • H04B17/00Monitoring; Testing
    • H04B17/10Monitoring; Testing of transmitters
    • H04B17/15Performance testing
    • H04B17/19Self-testing arrangements
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04BTRANSMISSION
    • H04B17/00Monitoring; Testing
    • H04B17/20Monitoring; Testing of receivers
    • H04B17/21Monitoring; Testing of receivers for calibration; for correcting measurements
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04JMULTIPLEX COMMUNICATION
    • H04J13/00Code division multiplex systems
    • H04J13/0007Code type
    • H04J13/004Orthogonal
    • H04J13/0044OVSF [orthogonal variable spreading factor]
GB9821779A 1998-10-06 1998-10-06 Antenna array calibration Expired - Lifetime GB2342505B (en)

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GB9821779A GB2342505B (en) 1998-10-06 1998-10-06 Antenna array calibration

Applications Claiming Priority (6)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
GB9821779A GB2342505B (en) 1998-10-06 1998-10-06 Antenna array calibration
CNB991197232A CN1149712C (en) 1998-10-06 1999-09-29 Method and apparatus for antenna array calibration
BR9906073A BR9906073A (en) 1998-10-06 1999-10-05 Method and device for calibrating a set of antennas, communication devices and mobile telecommunication base station
KR1019990042765A KR100353106B1 (en) 1998-10-06 1999-10-05 Antenna array calibration
DE1999148039 DE19948039C2 (en) 1998-10-06 1999-10-06 Antenna array calibration
JP28613399A JP3546773B2 (en) 1998-10-06 1999-10-06 Method and apparatus for calibrating antenna array

Publications (3)

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GB9821779D0 GB9821779D0 (en) 1998-12-02
GB2342505A GB2342505A (en) 2000-04-12
GB2342505B true GB2342505B (en) 2003-06-04

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JP (1) JP3546773B2 (en)
KR (1) KR100353106B1 (en)
CN (1) CN1149712C (en)
BR (1) BR9906073A (en)
DE (1) DE19948039C2 (en)
GB (1) GB2342505B (en)

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GB2342505A (en) 2000-04-12
JP3546773B2 (en) 2004-07-28
JP2000151255A (en) 2000-05-30
KR20000028836A (en) 2000-05-25
DE19948039C2 (en) 2003-08-21
DE19948039A1 (en) 2000-05-04
CN1250235A (en) 2000-04-12
CN1149712C (en) 2004-05-12
BR9906073A (en) 2000-09-19
GB9821779D0 (en) 1998-12-02
KR100353106B1 (en) 2002-09-16

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