Wireless communication for firefighters using dual-polarized textile antennas integrated in their garment

FREE-DOWNLOAD L Vallozzi, P Van Torre, C Hertleer… – Antennas and …, 2010
Abstract—A compact wearable antenna system, completely made out of textile materials for integration
into protective gar- ments, is proposed. The system implements combined pattern and polarization
diversity to improve the quality of the communication link. The performance of the on-body