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Antenna Anechoic Chamber



  • Initial Operational Capability as of 28 May 2003
  • Indoor Antenna Anechoic Chamber Provides a new capability to launch and verify in-house antenna designs
  • System can be used for both near-field and far-field measurements for electrical large and small antennas, respectively.
  • Shielded Anechoic Chamber provides for added data accuracy and integrity.
    • RF Shielding alone provide for over 100 dB of isolation (104 dB @ 3GHz)
  • Will be used for:
    • Sponsored research
    • Graduate education
    • Undergraduate education

Key Features:

  • Size: 13’ x 13’ x 26’
  • Enclosure: Fully Shielded, > 100 dB of isolation
  • Hybrid Near-field Scanner to test:
    • Electrically large antennas in near-field
    • Electrically small antennas in far-field
    • Direct Far-field measurements
  • Test Modes:
    • Planar
    • Cylindrical
    • Spherical
  • 10 kHz - 6.0 GHz with Vector Network Analyzer


  • Chamber flyer - download PDF
  • Description presentation - download PDF
  • Chamber video - download MPEG video

Contact Information:

Dr. Chris G. Bartone, P.E
Associate Professor
School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
351 Stocker Center
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: (740) 593-9573
e-mail: bartone@ohio.edu


Avionics Engineering Center
Russ College of Engineering and Technology
131 McFarland Avionics Building
Ohio University
Athens, OH 45701
Tel: (740) 593-1515

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