Multiple-beam groundstation reflector antenna system : a prelimary study

P. Monnee, M.H.A.J. Herben

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    Abstract

    A wide-scanning multiple-beam reflector antenna, two systems are investigated. A bifocal antenna, designed with the use of an existing method, appears to be unsuitable for wide-angle scanning. A dual-reflector offset torus-antenna showed promising results. As an illustration of its benefit, a possible application is examined: the simultaneous reception of signals from a number (n) of geostationary direct broadcast satellites with mutual distance of 6 degrees. Using this antenna yields advantage when compared, with respect to the total required reflector area, with n separate antennas.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationEindhoven
    PublisherEindhoven University of Technology
    Number of pages24
    ISBN (Print)90-6144-171-4
    Publication statusPublished - 1987

    Publication series

    NameEUT report. E, Fac. of Electrical Engineering
    Volume87-E-171
    ISSN (Print)0929-8533

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