Date Added: Oct 2011
Modern vehicles are having number of electronic gadgets inbuilt, which giving safety, luxury and comfort with entertainment. Most of the vehicles are having sophisticated entertainment devices with the advancements in the technology. The satellite digital audio radio service provides the high entertainment through high-fidelity audio network from the satellite to the passengers in the vehicles. Satellite data for entertainment like news, weather reports, traffic information and music will be available through monthly subscription to the users. A compact and low profile antenna was designed to receive these signals for providing digital audio radio entertainment in the vehicles. The antenna output parameters and its radiation pattern are presented in this paper.