F. Paonessa et al., "Recent results on the characterization of the LOFAR radio telescope by means of a micro UAV," International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications (ICEAA), Verona (Italy), 11-15 September 2017.

The main aim of the UAV-based measurement campaign conducted at a station of the LOw Frequency ARray (LOFAR) in 2016 was to validate the beam models for the LOFAR stations including mutual coupling, i.e., without assuming identical array elements. Such a validation can be performed as a verification of all the embedded-element patterns over the field-of view and the operative bandwidth. In this paper, the most significant measured results on the low-band elements are reported and discussed.

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