Patent Number: 6,295,031

Title: Memory card assembly having an integral antenna

Abstract: This invention is directed to a memory card assembly having a first endconnected to a host device and a second end connected to a retractableantenna assembly. The memory card assembly includes a radio for two waycommunications between the host device and a remote location. The antennaassembly comprises a housing for two antennas and two light emittingdiodes (LEDs) that indicate the status of the radio. The two antennas andthe two LEDs are connected to the memory card circuit board through twodual function connectors that concurrently pass analog and digitalsignals.

Inventors: Wallace; Patrick (San Jose, CA), Martino, Jr.; Raymond (Saratoga, CA), Dudas; Errol (San Jose, CA), Hutton; Thomas J. (Cupertino, CA), Nelson; Norman H. (Sunnyvale, CA)


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Expiration Date: 09/25/2013