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Jeffrey A Frisco, Michael Keen: Aircraft in-flight entertainment system having wideband antenna steering and associated methods. Live TV, Allen Dyer Doppelt Milbrath & Gilchrist P A, March 27, 2001: US06208307 (73 worldwide citation)

An aircraft in-flight entertainment system includes an antenna, a satellite TV receiver connected to the antenna, at least one video display connected to the satellite TV receiver, and wherein the antenna is steered using received signals from the relatively wide bandwidth from at least one satellit ...


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Douglas E Heckman, Dawn A Larson, Jeffrey A Frisco, David A Haskins: Plug-in package for microwave integrated circuit having cover-mounted antenna. Evenson Wands Edwards Lenahan & McKeown, May 28, 1991: US05019829 (61 worldwide citation)

A TO-style plug-in package for MMICs and associated antenna structure is comprised of a microwave circuit component carrier having a generally cylindrically shaped conductive header upon which one or more MMICs are supported. An aperture through the header contains a conductor pin supported within a ...


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Jeffrey A Frisco, Michael Keen: Upgradable aircraft in-flight entertainment system and associated upgrading methods. Live TV, Allen Dyer Doppelt Milbrath & Gilchrist P A, June 8, 2004: US06748597 (57 worldwide citation)

A method for installing and operating an aircraft in-flight entertainment system preferably includes installing an entertainment source on the aircraft; installing spaced apart signal distribution devices, each generating audio signals for at least one passenger in an audio-only mode, and generating ...


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Douglas E Heckaman, Jeffrey A Frisco, Gregory C Rieder, Edward J Bajgrowicz: Microwave chip carrier package having cover-mounted antenna element. Harris Corporation, Evenson Wands Edwards Lenahan & McKeown, June 11, 1991: US05023624 (54 worldwide citation)

A package for a microwave circuit chip and associated microstrip antenna is formed of a multi-layer ceramic laminate within which is supported a microwave chip carrier and on an outer surface of which a microstrip antenna disposed. A first ceramic layer is supported on metallic base member and conta ...


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Robert M Keen, Jeffrey A Frisco: Aircraft in-flight entertainment system including low power transceivers and associated methods. Live TV, Allen Dyer Doppelt Milbrath & Gilchrist P A, October 9, 2007: US07280825 (50 worldwide citation)

An aircraft in-flight entertainment (IFE) system includes an antenna, an external communications transceiver connected to the antenna for communicating external the aircraft, and a plurality of seat electronic boxes (SEBs) spaced throughout the aircraft for distributing entertainment related data. A ...


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Douglas E Heckaman, Roger H Higman, Jeffrey A Frisco: Miniaturized microwave transmission link. Harris Corporation, Antonelli Terry & Wands, February 3, 1987: US04641140 (36 worldwide citation)

A miniaturized microwave transmission link comprises short links of dielectric coated fine wire overlying a ground plane between signal coupling/launching pins of MICs. A dielectric cap is provided at each wire-pin termination and a layer of conductive foil is pressed onto the overall structure to f ...


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Michael J Lynch, Robert M Keen, Jeffrey A Frisco: Aircraft communications system with network selection controller and associated methods. LiveTV, Allen Dyer Doppelt Milbrath & Gilchrist P A, January 10, 2012: US08094605 (33 worldwide citation)

A communications system for an aircraft carrying at least some personnel having personal electronic devices (PEDs) for wireless data communications outside the aircraft includes a ground-based communications network, and a satellite-based communications network. An access point is in the aircraft fo ...


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Douglas E Heckaman, Dawn A Larson, Jeffrey A Frisco, David A Haskins: Impedance matched plug-in package for high speed microwave integrated circuits. Harris Corporation, Evenson Wands Edwards Lenahan & McKeown, August 21, 1990: US04951011 (26 worldwide citation)

A TO can-style plug-in package employs a pin/glass interface. In a first embodiment the pin/glass seal interface has a center pin of reduced diameter embedded in a smaller outer diameter, lower dielectric constant glass than a conventional TO-can. The glass is surrounded by a metal ferrule. The meta ...


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Jeffrey A Frisco, Michael Keen: Aircraft in-flight entertainment system having enhanced antenna steering and associated methods. Live TV, Allen Dyer Doppelt Milbrath & Gilchrist P A, June 15, 2004: US06751801 (25 worldwide citation)

An aircraft in-flight entertainment system includes a satellite TV receiver, at least one video display connected to the receiver, and a multi-beam antenna on the aircraft for receiving signals from a plurality of satellite TV transponders. The multi-beam antenna may have right-hand circularly polar ...


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Michael J Lynch, Robert M Keen, Jeffrey A Frisco: Aircraft communications system with hard handoff and associated methods. LiveTV, Allen Dyer Doppelt Milbrath & Gilchrist P A, May 1, 2012: US08169946 (21 worldwide citation)

A communications system for an aircraft carrying at least some personnel having personal electronic devices (PEDs) for wireless data communications outside the aircraft includes a ground-based communications network comprising spaced apart base stations, and an access point in the aircraft for provi ...