Investigation of a Horn Antenna Fed by Several Waveguides
Conference: EuCAP 2009 - 3rd European Conference on Antennas and Propagation
03/23/2009 - 03/27/2009 at Berlin, Germany
Proceedings: EuCAP 2009
Pages: 4Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Marino, R.; Mashiah, R.; Matzner, H. (Communication Engineering Department, HIT-Holon Institute of Technology, Holon 58102, Israel)
A pyramidal horn antenna fed by Dolph-Chebyshev amplitudes and equal phases via some adjacent H-plane coupled rectangular waveguides was simulated and measured. The simulation has been performed horn fed by 8 and by for 4 waveguides. Building and measuring were done for the 4 waveguides antenna. The measured gain of the horn fed by 4 waveguides was approximately 16 dBi, about 4 - 6 dB more than the gain of a conventional horn antenna having the same volume. The measured sidelobe level in the H-plane of this antenna was approximately 20 dB. Good agreement between simulation and measurement was achieved.