Improved orbit utilisation by interferometric sidelobe suppression

M.J.S. van Ommeren, M.H.A.J. Herben, J. Arnbak

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Abstract

Auxiliary defocused feeds with weak excitation can be used to cancel or reduce specific near-angle sidelobes of double reflector antennas. Existing earth terminals may be upgraded in this way to provide improved isolation between interfering satellites when the tight station-keeping tolerances agreed at WARC-79 come into force.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)937-938
Number of pages2
JournalElectronics Letters
Volume16
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 20 Nov 1980

Keywords

  • Reflector antennas
  • Satellite links

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