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A conductive line radar comprising at least one signal surface wave launcher, which comprises a signal surface wave transceiver, which is physically attached to a power line. The signal surface wave transceiver transmits a wave signal along the power line with another signal radiating from the wave signal in a plurality of directions along the power line. The at least one signal surface wave transceiver receives reflected signals from a target within a distance of the power line. The at least one signal surface wave launcher includes at least one RF communications transceiver and can be inductively powered from the power line.

Title
Conductive line communication apparatus and conductive line radar system and method
Application Number
12/658217
Publication Number
8159385 (B2)
Application Date
February 4, 2010
Publication Date
April 17, 2012
Inventor
Brian Edward
Jamesville
NY, US
Edward M Valovage
Memphis
NY, US
John A Rougas
Liverpool
NY, US
Stephen E McMahon
Homer
NY, US
Mike Farneth
East Syracuse
NY, US
Agent
Burr & Brown
Assignee
Sensis Corporation
NY, US
IPC
G01S 13/00
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