Accession Number : ADD003457
Title : A Method of Focusing a Radar Antenna.
Descriptive Note : Patent Application,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Ciavolella,Joseph
Report Date : 16 Apr 1976
Pagination or Media Count : 9
Abstract : The patent application describes a microwave system pivotably mounted in front of a reflective surface for focusing radio frequency in the near field region. Focusing is effected by the application of force to the end sections of the feed to provide a circular arc, the radius of which approximately equals the focal length of the antenna.
Descriptors : *Radar antennas, *Patent applications, Focusing, Antenna feeds, Microwave equipment, Near field, Parabolic antennas
Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment
Active & Passive Radar Detection & Equipment
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE