Accession Number : ADD004591

Title :   Radar Dipole Antenna Array.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Borowick,John

Report Date : 29 Mar 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : This patent describes a microwave antenna system particularly adapted for a two channel monopulse radar tracking system having sum and difference feed networks and respective dipole antenna arrays coupled thereto wherein one of the arrays is operated as a passive reflector or director for the other array during the transmit mode but is operated together with the other array as an active receptor during the receive mode whereby sum and difference arrays are provided in order to obtain information necessary to determine angular tracking error signals. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Radar antennas, *Antenna arrays, Dipole antennas, Radar tracking, Monopulse radar, Coupling(Interaction)

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE