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International Journal of Antennas and Propagation
Volume 2009, Article ID 984972, 6 pages
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Low Profile, Dual-Polarised Antenna for Aeronautical and Land Mobile Satcom

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Received 30 September 2008; Accepted 5 February 2009

Academic Editor: Stefano Selleri

Copyright © 2009 Martin Shelley et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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