TEST AND EVALUATION REPORT ON LOG-PERIODIC ANTENNA GROUP AN/TSA-17( )
Test and Evaluation rept.
ROME AIR DEVELOPMENT CENTER GRIFFISS AFB NY
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A 2.5 kw Peak Envelope Power PEP non-rotatable restricted height, lightweight, transportable, quickly erectable antenna in the 2-30 mc region using the log periodic principle, has been developed for TAC application. The antenna, nomenclatured ANTSA-17, can be erected in less than two hours by 5 men. The disassembled antenna array is packaged in three carrying cases and the dismantled supporting towers are nested in three bottom 10-foot sections. Total antenna weight is 850 pounds. Test results indicate the ANTSA-17 suitable for TAC use and wherever a lightweight transportable antenna is required.
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