Origins of the digital antenna array theory




multichannel estimation, digital antenna array, DAA


The origins of the digital antenna array theory are presented in this paper.


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H. T. Friis, “Oscillographic observations on the direction of propagation and fading of short waves,” Proc. IRE, vol. 16, no. 5, p. 658-665, May 1928. DOI:

E. W. Hamlin, P. A. Seay, W. E. Gordon, “A new solution to the problem of vertical angle-of-arrival of radio waves,” J. Appl. Phys., Vol. 20, p. 248-251, 1949. DOI:

V. A. Varyukhin, The Base of Multichannel Analyse Theory [in Russian]. Kyiv: Naukova Dumka, 2015. 168 p.

F. E. Brooks. “A receiver for measuring angle-of-arrival in a complex wave,” Proc. IRE, vol. 39, no. 4, p. 407-411, Apr. 1951. DOI:

Ben S. Meltont and Leslie F. Bailey, “Multiple signal correlators,” Geophysics, Vol. XXII, No. 3, p. 565-588, Jul. 1957. DOI:

B. A. Bolt, “The revision of earthquake epicentres, focal depths and origin-times using a high-speed computer,” Geophys. J. Int., Vol. 3, no. 4, p. 433-440, 1960. DOI:

E. A. Flinn, “Local earthquake location with an electronic computer,” Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, Vol. 50, No. 3, p. 467-470, Jul. 1960.

“Express Information,” BNT, no. 23, 1961.

V. A. Varyukhin, M. A. Zablotskiy, “Method of measuring of directions to sources of electromagnetic field,” SU Patent No. 25752, 1962.

V. A. Varyukhin, S. A. Kasyanyuk, “About one method of solving of nonlinear systems of a special type,” The Journal of Computational Mathematics and Mathematical Physics, No. 2, 1966.





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