Accession Number:

AD0643621

Title:

SHORTWAVE DIRECTIONAL ANTENNA FOR RANGES OF 5.5-18.5 MC,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-12-08

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

The construction of a new 78-m high, 500-t tow-array antenna in Nauen near Berlin for Radio-DDR broadcasting is briefly reported. The main lobe direction is controllable in both vertical and horizontal planes the two arrays from a 50 degree angle. It takes six minutes to set the antenna in any specified direction by automatic, programmed control. The antenna is supplied via a coaxial aluminum waveguide which has a pulsation of 1.1, an attenuation of 0.15 db per 100m, and a frequency of 30 Mc. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment
  • Radio Communications

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE