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Arranging multiple-aperture MILSATCOM antennas to meet radio regulations

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3 Author(s)
Felstead, B. ; Commun. Res. Centre, Ottawa, Ont., Canada ; Petosa, A. ; Caron, M.

There are difficulties in meeting radio regulations for mobile satellite terminals with relatively narrow-beam antennas, such as in the Ka-band. There are advantages to replacing a single antenna with several smaller ones coherently operated. With such a multiple-element antenna, advantage can be taken of the asymmetry of regulations, and of the ability to adjust the element spacing to modify the close-in pattern. In this paper, a two-step methodology is provided for performing these adjustments. An example illustrates how a particular system can be made to meet the regulations.

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Military Communications Conference, 2004. MILCOM 2004. 2004 IEEE  (Volume:3 )

Date of Conference:

31 Oct.-3 Nov. 2004