Patent Number: 6,310,580

Title: Antenna structure for vehicle

Abstract: An antenna structure for a vehicle which includes an antenna which is disposed as a print or sticker antenna on a front window glass (FW) and is used to receive FM and AM waves, has a loop-shaped (e.g., reverse-convex-shaped) antenna element (1) which is disposed near the upper edge portion of the FW, one antenna element (2) which is connected in a DC manner to the lower side portion of the loop shape defined by the antenna element (1), and nearly vertically descends toward the lower edge portion of the FW substantially at its center in the widthwise direction of the vehicle, and a feeder distribution center (P) formed on the upper side portion of the loop shape defined by the antenna element (1), and the antenna elements (1, 2) are formed of silver paste containing dark carbon particles.

Inventors: Taniguchi; Tatsuaki (Hiroshima-ken, JP), Shigeta; Kazuo (Hiroshima-ken, JP)

Assignee: Mazda Motor Corporation

International Classification: H01Q 1/12 (20060101); H01Q 001/32 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018