RECOMMENDATION ITU-R BS.1386* - LF AND MF TRANSMITTING ANTENNAS CHARACTERISTICS AND DIAGRAMS**
ANNEX 1 - CONTENTS
PART 1 - LF AND MF TRANSMITTING ANTENNA CHARACTERISTICS AND DIAGRAMS
1 Introduction
2 Radiation patterns and gain calculation
2.1 General considerations
2.2 Radiation patterns
2.3 Directivity and gain
2.4 Effect of the ground
2.5 Antenna designation
3 LF-MF antenna systems
3.1 General considerations
3.2 Radiating element cross-section
3.3 Frequency of operation
3.4 Earth system and ground characteristics
3.5 Omnidirectional antenna types
3.6 Directional antennas
3.7 Other types of antennas
4 Calculation of radiation patterns and gain
4.1 General considerations
4.2 Currently available analytical approaches
ANNEX 1 - The calculation procedure
1 Main objectives
2 Main constraints
3 Comparative analysis of available approaches
4 The numerical method
5 The calculation algorithm
6 Basic assumptions
REFERENCES
BIBLIOGRAPHY
PART 2 - PRACTICAL ASPECTS OF LF AND MF TRANSMITTING ANTENNAS
1 Introduction
2 Measurements of antenna radiation patterns
2.1 Methods of measurement
2.2 Measurement equipment
2.3 Measurement procedures
2.4 Processing the measured data
3 Comparison of theoretical and measured radiation patterns
3.1 Far field
3.2 Variations in practical antenna performance