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Comparison of Antenna Parameters of R-/S-Band Standard Gain Horn Antennas
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Comparison of Antenna Parameters of R-/S-Band Standard Gain Horn Antennas
Kang, Jin-Seob; Kim, Jeong-Hwan; Park, Jeong-Il;
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A comparison of the antenna parameters for R-band (1.7-2.6 GHz) and S-band (2.6-3.95 GHz) standard gain horn antennas has been performed by the Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science (KRISS), together with seven domestic participants from private companies and public institutions. Its purpose, as a proficiency test program of the 'Antenna Measurement Club' of KRISS, was to check equivalences in antenna parameter measurements between KRISS and the participants, particularly in the R-/S-band, to support antenna manufacturers and end users in Korea. The measurement parameters of this comparison are the power gain, radiation pattern, and reflection coefficient of the traveling standards for R-/S-band pyramidal standard gain horn antennas. The comparison used a gain comparison method and an extrapolation method to measure the power gain of the two traveling standards; the radiation patterns were measured in the far-field region of the transmitting and receiving antennas.
Antenna Gain;Antenna Measurements;Comparison;Horn Antennas;Radiation Pattern;
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