Accession Number:

ADA156062

Title:

Polarization Diversity Addition to the 10 Centimeter Doppler Weather Radar.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1 Apr 82-31 Jul 84,

Corporate Author:

GEORGIA TECH RESEARCH INST ATLANTA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1984-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

81.0

Abstract:

The research performed was that of providing antenna modifications for a polarization diversity addition to the AFGL 10 centimeter DOPPLER WEATHER RADAR. Described within are the ANTENNA FEED DESIGN POTTER HORN, the conversion of the antenna form a prime focus to a Cassegrain Configuration, the results of the feed horn RF measurements, the construction of the POLARIZER ASSEMBLY, and the installation and testing of the antenna system. Keywords include Polarization Potter horn Weather radar Polarized unit and Antenna testing.

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology
  • Active and Passive Radar Detection and Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE