Is there any resources online that describe how to match antenna elements to a TX line with a lumped element matching network? I've got a 50 ohm load and a TX line that i'm trying to match to a 2.4GHz chip antenna...
Some research online shows that this antenna can vary around 50ohms and the PCB i'm reworking has 0402 pads available in a 5-element Chebychev filter arrangement.
I have a network analyzer 10MHZ to 6GHZ from HP.
So, the antenna is around but probably not exactly 50ohms, the microstrip is at 50ohms characteristic, and the chip has a balun inside the port, but the datasheet promises that it's 50ohms (which I don't understand how an inductive balun can be be a real 50ohms, but that's a topic for another post).
Since I can't do any stub matching or anything with the traces, is it possible to match this with a handful of L's and C's?