A Deployable Reflector Antenna with a Simplified X/Ka Simultaneous Feed-System
Conference: EuCAP 2009 - 3rd European Conference on Antennas and Propagation
03/23/2009 - 03/27/2009 at Berlin, Germany
Proceedings: EuCAP 2009
Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Granet, Christophe; Davis, Ian M.; Kot, John S.; Pope, Greg S. (BAE Systems Australia Ltd, 40-52 Talavera Road, North Ryde 2113 NSW, Australia)
A lightweight, low-cost, simultaneous X-band and Ka-band feed-system has been designed and matched to a deployable flyaway SATCOM antenna. The performance of the complete antenna assembly has been simulated and the results show that very good performance can be achieved in both X and Ka-band from a relatively small antenna.