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A 16 x 8 microstrip antenna array with 28 dB of gain at 18 GHz using a parallel-series feed with reduced conductor traces is presented. The feed network connects antenna elements with about 50% reduction in conductor traces compared to conventional arrays with equal numbers of radiating elements. It also enhances the gain-bandwidth performance of the array and maintains a broadside radiation pattern in a wider frequency band. The full-wave simulation results are verified by means of measurements that demonstrate a relative gain-bandwidth of 4.4% with less than 1 dB of gain ripple.