US 11,056,776 B2
Antenna arrangement for a vehicle
Lars Reichardt, Wettstetten (DE); and Amir Cenanovic, Hepberg (DE)
Assigned to Audi AG, Ingolstadt (DE)
Appl. No. 16/635,821
Filed by AUDI AG, Ingolstadt (DE)
PCT Filed Jul. 18, 2018, PCT No. PCT/EP2018/069478
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date Mar. 31, 2020,
PCT Pub. No. WO2019/025185, PCT Pub. Date Feb. 7, 2019.
Claims priority of application No. 102017213374.0 (DE), filed on Aug. 2, 2017.
Prior Publication US 2020/0227815 A1, Jul. 16, 2020
Int. Cl. H01Q 1/32 (2006.01); H01Q 5/307 (2015.01); H01Q 5/50 (2015.01); H01Q 1/12 (2006.01)
CPC H01Q 1/3291 (2013.01) [H01Q 1/1271 (2013.01); H01Q 5/307 (2015.01); H01Q 5/50 (2015.01)] 13 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
13. A vehicle, comprising:
an antenna arrangement comprising:
a housing configured to house an impedance converter and a first electronic circuit, wherein the first electronic circuit is configured to passively or actively match an impedance and amplify a signal of a broadcasting antenna having at least one electrical input and at least one electrical output;
a first antenna structure attached to or located in the housing;
a second electronic circuit located in the housing, wherein the second electronic circuit is coupled to the first antenna structure and is configured to control the first antenna structure;
a second antenna structure arranged outside the housing; and
a third electronic circuit located in the housing, wherein the third electronic circuit is connected to the second antenna structure using an electrical line and is configured to control the second antenna structure.