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Boresight pointing calibration of communication satellite through in-orbit antenna tests

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1 Author(s)
F. Rahman ; Telesat Canada, Gloucester, Ont., Canada

A method of identifying the boresight direction of the antenna without ambiguity by analyzing the approximately measured in-orbit antenna test data is presented. The method has successfully been used in calibrating the boresight pointing of two satellites. Typical test results are presented

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IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement  (Volume:42 ,  Issue: 2 )