Accession Number : ADD008500

Title :   Radar Antenna System.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Rittenbach,Otto E

Report Date : 05 Dec 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : This application discloses an antenna beam switching system comprising three antennas whose apertures are disposed in a common plane and which, by means of selective shunting of one or more phase shifters associated with each of the antennas, allows for three dimensional beam switching in at least four directions in space.

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Phased arrays, *Radar antennas, *Switching circuits, *Antenna arrays, Phase shift circuits, Antenna radiation patterns, Three dimensional, Orientation(Direction), Switches, Antennas

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment
      Active & Passive Radar Detection & Equipment
      Radiofrequency Wave Propagation

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE