When it comes to electronic combat, receivers and antennas are not a problem (AW&ST June 28, pp. 52 and 56) as witnessed by the latest PDA in one’s pocket or purse. Power to emit long-duration jamming signals is the 800-lb. gorilla. Heat generated by the power source and, perhaps, massed computers will be secondary. The fractal geometry to design a conformal antenna is the same for a PDA—a jammer or a receiver is the same. Requiring it to be the size of a fuel tank, unless its for cubic ...


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