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Error margin for antenna gain measurements

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dc.contributor.author Cable, V. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2004-09-22T21:30:06Z
dc.date.available 2004-09-22T21:30:06Z
dc.date.issued 2002-06 en_US
dc.identifier.citation 2002 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation en_US
dc.identifier.citation San Antonio, TX, USA en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 02-0109 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/11595
dc.description.abstract The specification of measured antenna gain is incomplete without knowing the error of the measurement. Also, unless gain is measured many times for a single antenna or over many identical antennas, the uncertainty or error in a single measurement is only an estimate. In this paper, we will examine in detail a typical error budget for common antenna gain measurements. We will also compute the gain uncertainty for a specific UHF horn test that was recently performed on the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) antenna range. The paper concludes with comments on these results and how they compare with the "unofficial" JPL range standard of +/- ?. en_US
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dc.language.iso en_US
dc.subject.other error antennas gain en_US
dc.title Error margin for antenna gain measurements en_US


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