Patent Number: 7,612,723

Title: Portable communication device antenna arrangement

Abstract: A portable communication device is provided, which includes a radio communication unit, an antenna exciter element for connection to the radio communication unit and ground and at least one further antenna element provided on one side of the antenna exciter element. The further antenna elements comprise a first mass block of electrically conducting material including components provided for the operation of the portable communication device. The mass block is dimensioned for operating in a frequency band in which communication is desired when being excited by the antenna exciter element and each mass block and the antenna exciter element extend in three dimensions.

Inventors: Zweers; Jan-Willem (Wezep, NL), Hupkes; Ernst (Kampen, NL)

Assignee: Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB

International Classification: H01Q 1/38 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/03/02017