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Large phased array radar using networked small parabolic reflectors.

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dc.contributor.author Amoozegar, Farid
dc.date.accessioned 2007-02-14T23:49:52Z
dc.date.available 2007-02-14T23:49:52Z
dc.date.issued 2006-07-12
dc.identifier.citation Evolving Space Communication Architectures, Waltham, Massachusettes, July 12, 2006. en
dc.identifier.clearanceno 06-1496
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/40104
dc.description.abstract Multifunction phased array systems with radar, telecom, and imaging applications have already been established for flat plate phased arrays of dipoles, or waveguides. In this paper the design trades and candidate options for combining the radar and telecom functions of the Deep Space Network (DSN) into a single large transmit array of small parabolic reflectors will be discussed. In particular the effect of combing the radar and telecom functions on the sizes of individual antenna apertures and the corresponding spacing between the antenna elements of the array will be analyzed. A heterogeneous architecture for the DSN large transmit array is proposed to meet the radar and telecom requirements while considering the budget, scheduling, and strategic planning constrains. en
dc.description.sponsorship NASA/JPL en
dc.format.extent 198554 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2006. en
dc.subject beamforming effects en
dc.subject heterogeneous architecture en
dc.subject high Effective Isotropic Radiated Power (EIRP) en
dc.subject Uplink Array
dc.title Large phased array radar using networked small parabolic reflectors. en
dc.type Preprint en


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