TITLE

SATCOM-On-The-Move Antenna Tracking with Monopulse

AUTHOR(S)
Reed, David E.; Sward, William S.
PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
Antenna Systems & Technology;Oct/Nov2010, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the use of a monopulse technique to improve the pointing and tracking accuracy of SATCOM-On-The-Move (SOTM) terminals. It states that the antenna tracking systems on mobile terminals are becoming complex control systems because of the incorporated mechanical shock-isolation systems. The article shows a compact SOTM antenna, a shock-mounted antenna with wire-rope isolators, and example patterns for the azimuth axis.
ACCESSION #
55486291

 

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