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