Compact Range Testing of High Power Antennas

Authors: Bridges Smith, Virginia Jory, David Cook
Publication: AMTA 1996
Copyright Owner: NSI-MI Technologies

Use of a compact range for testing high power antennas is generally limited to testing the antennas at low power levels. In most cases, this is adequate, but for antennas where the management and dissipation of power is a key test parameter, the antenna and transmitter must be tested at the design power level. If this testing is to be performed in a compact range, it is important that the energy be captured and safely dissipated because allowing the energy to be incident on the absorber could result in destruction of the facility. The chamber under construction for Hollandse Signaalapparaten in Hengelo, Netherlands is designed to receive this energy in a specific region of air cooled absorber and to dissipate the heat into the chamber as an added load on the HV AC system.

 

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