Multiwall Radome Analysis Program
Final rept. Jun 1974-Jun 1975
AIR FORCE AVIONICS LAB WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH
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This report describes a computer analysis tool for calculating the electrical transmission and reflection properties of a multiwall radome. The radome program may be used with a suitable antenna program to estimate the effects of the radome on the antenna pattern. The analysis tool is comprised of two programs, a radome-geometry program, RADOME, and a flat-panel analysis program, WAVES2. The geometry program calculates the incidence angle for each ray a ray represents the radiated RF power from each antenna element at the radome wall. The output data from the geometry program, RADOME, serves as input to the flat-panel program. The flat-panel program then calculates the electrical transmission and reflection parameters of the radome for each ray. These parameters may then be used with a suitable free-space antenna pattern simulation program, and the resultant antenna pattern in the presence of the radome can be computed.
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