Accession Number:

AD0442549

Title:

STUDY OF ANTENNA AXIS CONFIGURATIONS FOR SATELLITE TRACKING AND CONTINUED STUDY OF TRANSPORTABLE ANTENNA SYSTEMS.

Descriptive Note:

Quarterly rept. no. 3, 1 Jan-31 Mar 64,

Corporate Author:

GENERAL ELECTRIC CO PITTSFIELD MA

Report Date:

1964-07-10

Pagination or Media Count:

112.0

Abstract:

The preliminary design of a 60-foot differential satellite tracking antenna is covered advantages and disadvantages are discussed, supported by layouts, diagrams, servo block diagrams and other data. A feasibility study of the fullcoverage cable-driven antenna known as ball-joint mount is included. Covered are characteristics, sketches, pictures, servo analysis and other material which describe the advantages and problems of the ball-joint mount. Also included is treatment of power drive design, with the emphasis on low-velocity drives. Author

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE