Beam scanning offset Cassegrain reflector antennas by subreflector movement

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StatementJames William LaPean, Jr., and Warren L. Stutzman.
SeriesNASA contractor report -- 191604., NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-191604.
ContributionsLangley Research Center.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v.
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Open LibraryOL14706974M

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to the main beam (a situation that worsens due to collateral equipment around the feed), subreflectors are introduced to place the feed at different locations. Shown in Figure are classical Cassegrain and Gregorian double-reflector arrangements illustrating this. concept. Cassegrain antennas use a hyperbolic subreflector whereas Gregorian. Catalog for quinstar products. Contribute to emjotde/forcealign development by creating an account on GitHub. Dismiss Join GitHub today. GitHub is home to over 50 million developers working together to host and review code, manage projects, and build software together. The various aspects of subject of the present invention disclosure can for example include a kind of coupler, and the coupler includes receiving the receiving portion of the first electromagnetic wave of the first data of transmission from transmission electromagnetic wave is directed to the connection for the first electromagnetic wave to be coupled to transmission Author: PS亨利, R贝奈特, I吉尔斯伯格, F巴泽加尔, DJ巴尼克尔, TM威尔斯三世.

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Get this from a library. Beam scanning offset Cassegrain reflector antennas by subreflector movement. [James William LaPean; Langley Research Center.].

A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. Both offset and symmetric Cassegrain reflector antennas are used in satellite and ground communication systems.

It is known that the subreflector Author: Yahya Rahmat-Samii. The subreflector will be supported on a platform which allows movement in all 3 linear directions.

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performance of the Gregorian system is similar in manyrespects to the Cassegrain. Fig. Focus arrangements of reflector antennas: (a) prime focus; (b) Cassegrain focus; (c) Naysmith focus; (d) offset the Naysmith focus, the feed horn is mounted on the alidade structure below the elevation axis (indicated by the dashed line), and for a linearly polarized signal, the angle of polarization relative to the feed varies with the Author: A.

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Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a node device includes an interface configured to receive first signals. A plurality of coupling devices are configured to launch the first signals on a transmission medium as a plurality of first guided electromagnetic waves at corresponding plurality of non-optical carrier frequencies, wherein the plurality of first .These are often the only way to characterise the antenna, because the farfield distance precludes an earth-bound test transmitter and the antennas are too big for nearfield scanning test ranges.

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