A Triband Radome Measurement System Installation and Testing Results

Authors: Virginia V. Jory, John R. Jones, Victor R. Farr, Sidney J. Manning, Luis L. Oh, George W. Pearson, T. Larry Norin
Publication: AMTA 1995
Copyright Owner: NSI-MI Technologies

In an earlier paper ("System Engineering for a Radome Test System," John R. Jones, et al, AMT A, October 1994) the system level design of a compact range enhancement for the testing of the Triband Radome was presented. This paper will discuss the installation and testing of the radome measurement system in the compact range. The purpose of the radome measurement system is to determine (within close tolerances) boresight shift, transmission loss, antenna pattern changes and polarization effects caused by the radome. Unique features include novel coordinate transformation and correction by means of a laser autocollimator and data reduction algorithms. Also featured is the tracking subsystem which consists of a specially designed two-axis track pedestal, an autotrack controller, and three five-horn compact range feed arrays operating at X, K, and Q-bands. The performance of the triband radome measurement system in the compact range setting will be presented.

 

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