asked by
Mutica pcb: Can the antenna work with only 1mm wide ground plane along the short side of the antenna?

How will it affect the antenna performance if there only is 1mm wide copper plane on the right side of the antenna?
Or is it possible to tune the antenna without ground plane along the short side of the antenna?

Please log in or register to answer this question.

1 Answer

answered by
edited by
Best answer
Hi, On the image you show I see you have room to the left of the antenna, are you able to move it to have more GND to the right hand side. The antenna does require a GND to this side and although we don't specify a minimum you should allow about 3mm if possible.

Meet the moderators

Yu Kai Yeung

Antenna Engineer at Antenova Yu Kai is an antenna expert with over 10 years of experience in the design and testing of antennas. He has experience helping customers with certification testing, combined with his knowledge of RF measurement procedures.

Raymond Lee

Senior Antenna Engineer at Antenova Raymond has a wealth of experience in RF and antennas across many industry sectors. He has over 20 years of experience in electronics design and manufacturing.


Antennas: The Comparison Guide

Find the perfect antenna for your project