VEHICULAR COMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH

THE VEHICULAR COMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH PROJECT INVOLVED THEORETICAL ANALYSIS, DESIGN AND FABRICATION, AND EVALUATION TESTING OF HIGHWAY COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS USING BURIED ANTENNAS. THE EFFORT INCLUDED POINT AND LINEAR COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS AND REQUIRED DEVELOPMENT OF BOTH ROAD WAY AND VEHICLE ANTENNA SYSTEMS. ALSO INCLUDED WAS AN INVESTIGATION OF THE CAPABILITY OF BURIED ANTENNAS TO PERFORM A VEHICLE DETECTION ROLE. RESULTS INDICATE THAT BURIED ANTENNAS, PARTICULARLY VHF AND UHF DIPOLES, ARE INDEED FEASIBLE FOR USE IN A HIGHWAY COMMUNICATON SYSTEM. RECOMMENDATIONS ARE MADE FOR IMPLEMENTNG SUCH A SYSTEM. /FHWA/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Gte Sylvania

    /Sociosystems Products Organ
    ,   USA 

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • Wright, R F
    • Roberts, C G
    • Hochman, H
  • Publication Date: 1971-11

Media Info

  • Pagination: 402 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00225011
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA-RD-72- 11 Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: FH-11-7581
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jun 28 1976 12:00AM