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History of the Horn Antenna

 
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rfguy
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 04, 2014 11:09 pm    Post subject: History of the Horn Antenna Reply with quote

First and foremost, I think that http://www.antenna-theory.com/ is an excellent website. The information provided describes some important (and sometimes complicated) radio frequency concepts, but is written in a language understandable to the layman.

The history webpage is provided below:
http://www.antenna-theory.com/intro/history.php
It mentions that horn antennas first came into being in 1939. It had been my understanding that the first horn antennas were made by Sir Jagadish Chandra Bose in 1897:
http://www.ets-lindgren.com/pdf/briefhistoryofhornantennas.pdf

Any thoughts?
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bigSteve
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 06, 2014 7:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hmm...interesting. I thought Horns weren't around till the 30s. I guess they were using higher frequencies than I knew of in the 1890s.
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