'433Mhz whip antenna source & info needed'
> I'm looking for a cheap source for quarter wave whip antennae for use with
> this module
> This company do a suitable antenna at a rather pricey STG£4.67. There is
> probably (I hope) a cheaper source for something which would do the job. I'm
> really looking for a flexible antenna of the type you see on walkie talkies.
> Some rough handeling can be expected on these units.
> As I am somewhat uncertain when it comes to RF work, I am also looking for
> some advice.... apparently a 1/4 wave whip antenna really needs a ground
> plane. Does anyone know a rule of thumb for the relationship between the
> antenna length (in this case ~16.5 centimeters) and the dimensions of the
> ground plane?
Check with Linx Technologies. They have several antennas for this frequency,
and some decent app notes.
The Linx LR series receiver data sheet has a design guide for microstrip, ground
plane & antenna placement you might also find very useful.
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