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International Journal of Antennas and Propagation
Volume 2016, Article ID 1879287, 7 pages
Research Article

Spiral Slotted Microstrip Antenna Design for 700 MHz Band Application

Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Escuela Superior de Ingeniería Mecánica y Eléctrica, Laboratorio de Compatibilidad Electromagnética, Campus Zacatenco, Colonia Lindavista, 07738 Ciudad de México, Mexico

Received 4 February 2016; Revised 29 June 2016; Accepted 11 July 2016

Academic Editor: Yingsong Li

Copyright © 2016 Ricardo Meneses González 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.


This work describes the design and implementation of spiral slotted microstrip antenna. Recently, just like other countries, in Mexico, terrestrial digital television has been implemented (analogic shutdown); as a consequence, the 700 MHz UFH Band (698–806 MHz) has been opened to new telecommunications services, particularly wireless mobile communication. This technological advance represents a radio mobile antenna design challenge because it is necessary to design an antenna whose dimensions must be small enough, which satisfies gain, resonance frequency, and bandwidth requirements and is of low cost.