Persistent Link:
http://hdl.handle.net/10150/613451
Title:
THE EFFICIENCY PROBLEM IN SMALL TELEMETRY COLLECTION SYSTEMS
Author:
Walsh, Edmond
Affiliation:
S.T. Research Corporation
Issue Date:
1990-11
Rights:
Copyright © International Foundation for Telemetering
Collection Information:
Proceedings from the International Telemetering Conference are made available by the International Foundation for Telemetering and the University of Arizona Libraries. Visit http://www.telemetry.org/index.php/contact-us if you have questions about items in this collection.
Publisher:
International Foundation for Telemetering
Journal:
International Telemetering Conference Proceedings
Abstract:
Small telemetry antennas (under ten feet) are popular on many ranges due to ease of handling and low cost. Unfortunately spillover, taper loss, diffraction loss, aperture blockage and feed efficiency can combine to reduce overall antenna efficiencies under ten percent. Even for a low cost antenna system, these are unacceptable losses. This paper characterizes these losses and introduces an efficient feed with a scanning acquisition beam specifically for small reflectors.
Sponsors:
International Foundation for Telemetering
ISSN:
0884-5123; 0074-9079
Additional Links:
http://www.telemetry.org/

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dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.titleTHE EFFICIENCY PROBLEM IN SMALL TELEMETRY COLLECTION SYSTEMSen_US
dc.contributor.authorWalsh, Edmonden
dc.contributor.departmentS.T. Research Corporationen
dc.date.issued1990-11-
dc.rightsCopyright © International Foundation for Telemeteringen
dc.description.collectioninformationProceedings from the International Telemetering Conference are made available by the International Foundation for Telemetering and the University of Arizona Libraries. Visit http://www.telemetry.org/index.php/contact-us if you have questions about items in this collection.en
dc.publisherInternational Foundation for Telemeteringen
dc.description.abstractSmall telemetry antennas (under ten feet) are popular on many ranges due to ease of handling and low cost. Unfortunately spillover, taper loss, diffraction loss, aperture blockage and feed efficiency can combine to reduce overall antenna efficiencies under ten percent. Even for a low cost antenna system, these are unacceptable losses. This paper characterizes these losses and introduces an efficient feed with a scanning acquisition beam specifically for small reflectors.en
dc.description.sponsorshipInternational Foundation for Telemeteringen
dc.identifier.issn0884-5123-
dc.identifier.issn0074-9079-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/613451-
dc.identifier.journalInternational Telemetering Conference Proceedingsen
dc.typetexten
dc.typeProceedingsen
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.telemetry.org/en
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