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If we let
, then

s R = s D
= 0.1
= 0.2
s R = s D
= 0.3
s R = s D

### The computer program “log-perd.for” performs an analysis of the log periodic dipole based on the previously defined design equations.

• 1 Design Title

• 2 Upper Design Frequency (MHz)

• 3 Lower Design Frequency (MHz)

• 4 Tau, Sigma and Directivity Choices ... Directivity:

• 5 Length to Diameter Ratio

• 6 Source Resistance

• 7 Length of Source Transmission Line

• 8 Impedance of Source Transmission Line

• 9 Boom Spacing Choices ... Boom Diameter : Desired Input Impedance :

• 10 Length of Termination Transmission Line

• 11 Termination Impedance

• 12 Tube Quantization Choices ...

236.20000 MHz 33.70000 MHz

8.00000 dBi

145.00000

.00000 Ohms .00000 m 50.00000 +j0 Ohms

1.90000 cm 45.00000 Ohms .00000 m 50.00000 +j0 Ohms

• 13 Design Summary and Analysis Choices ... Design Summary : E- and H-plane Patterns : Custom Plane Patterns : Swept Frequency Analysis :

• 14 Begin Design and Analysis :

Please enter a line number or enter 15 to save and exit.

DIPOLE ARRAY DESIGN

 Ele. Z L D (m) (m) (cm) Term. .8861 ******* ******* 1 .26066 .8861 .3780 2 .30134 1.0243 .4369 3 .34837 1.1842 .5051 4 .40273 1.3690 .5840 5 .46559 1.5827 .6751 6 .53825 1.8297 .7805 7 .62226 2.1153 .9023 8 2.4454 1.0431 .71937 9 2.8271 1.2059 .83164 10 3.2683 1.3941 .96144
• 11 3.7784 1.6117 1.11149

• 12 4.3680 1.8632 1.28496

• 13 5.0498 2.1540 1.48550

• 14 5.8379 2.4901 1.71734

• 15 6.7490 2.8788 1.98537

• 16 7.8023 3.3281 2.29522

• 17 9.0200 3.8475 2.65344

• 18 10.4277 4.4480 3.06756

Source 10.4277 ******* *******

 Design Parameters Upper Design Frequency (MHz) : 236.2 Lower Design Frequency (MHz) : 33.7
 Tau : : : : .86500 Sigma .15825 Alpha (deg) 12.03942 Desired Directivity 8.00000 Source and Source Transmission Line Source Resistance (Ohms) : : .00000 Transmission Line Length (m) .00000 Characteristic Impedance (Ohms) : 50.00000 + j

.00000

Antenna and Antenna Transmission Line

 Length-to-Diameter Ratio : 145.00000 Boom Diameter (cm) : 1.90000 Boom Spacing (cm) : 2.07954 Characteristic impedance (Ohms) : 51.76521 + j .00000 Desired Input Impedance (Ohms) : 45.00000 Termination and Termination Transmission Line Termination impedance (Ohms) : 50.00000 + j .00000 Transmission Line Length (m) : .00000 Characteristic impedance (Ohms) : 51.76521 + j .00000

DIPOLE ARRAY DESIGN

 Ele. Z L D (m) (m) (cm) Term. .9877 ******* ******* 1 .29056 .9877 .4213 2 .33591 1.1419 .4871 3 .38833 1.3201 .5631 4 .44894 1.5261 .6510 5 .51901 1.7643 .7526 6 .60001 2.0396 .8700 7 2.3580 1.0058 .69365 8 2.7260 1.1628 .80191 9 3.1514 1.3442 .92706
• 10 3.6433 1.5540 1.07175

• 11 4.2119 1.7966 1.23902

• 12 4.8692 2.0770 1.43239

• 13 5.6291 2.4011 1.65594

• 14 6.5077 2.7759 1.91438

Source 6.5077 ******* *******

 Design Parameters Upper Design Frequency (MHz) : 216 Lower Design Frequency (MHz) : 54 Tau : 0.865 Sigma : 0.15825 Alpha (deg) : 12.0394

Desired Directivity

:

8.00000

Source and Source Transmission Line

 Source Resistance (Ohms) : .00000 Transmission Line Length (m) : .00000 Characteristic Impedance (Ohms) : 50.00000 + j .00000 Antenna and Antenna Transmission Line Length-to-Diameter Ratio : 145.00000 Boom Diameter (cm) : 1.90000 Boom Spacing (cm) : 2.07954 Characteristic impedance (Ohms) : 51.76521 + j .00000 Desired Input Impedance (Ohms) : 45.00000 Termination and Termination Transmission Line Termination impedance (Ohms) : 50.00000 + j .00000 Transmission Line Length (m) : .00000 Characteristic impedance (Ohms) : 51.76521 + j .00000
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