Accession Number : AD0759097

Title :   Microwave Scanning Beam Approach and Landing System Phased Array Antenna. Volume I.

Descriptive Note : Annual rept. no. 2, Jul 71-Jun 72,

Corporate Author : TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS CENTER CAMBRIDGE MASS

Personal Author(s) : Kalafus,R. M. ; Bishop,G. J. ; LaRussa,F. J. ; Pantano,P. J. ; Wade,W. R.

Report Date : FEB 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 241

Abstract : The use of phased arrays for the proposed landing system (MLS) is discussed. Studies relating to ground reflections, near field focusing, and phased-array errors are presented. Two experimental antennas which were fabricated and tested are described. Complete component specifications as well as test results are included. (Author Modified Abstract)

Descriptors :   (*PHASED ARRAYS, RELIABILITY(ELECTRONICS)), (*LANDING AIDS, PHASED ARRAYS), (*AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL SYSTEMS, *MICROWAVE EQUIPMENT), GLIDE PATH SYSTEMS, ANTENNA COMPONENTS, C BAND, PHASE SHIFT CIRCUITS, POWER DIVIDERS, RADIOFREQUENCY LENSES, ANTENNA RADIATION PATTERNS, SPECIFICATIONS

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment
      Air Navigation and Guidance

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE