A Method for Measuring G/T Antenna Performance in an Anechoic Chamber

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: PDF

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Wansch, Rainer (Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits, Am Wolfsmantel 33, 91058 Erlangen, Germany)

A method for measuring the G/T of low gain antennas in an anechoic chamber is proposed. It is based on a pattern measurement and an S/N measurement. For a small set of antennas the measurement results will be compared to the results using an outdoor setup.