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Title:
CONTROLLED ILLUMINATION DIELECTRIC CONE RADIATOR FOR REFLECTOR ANTENNA
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2013/032556
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
A dielectric cone radiator sub-reflector assembly for a reflector antenna with a waveguide supported sub-reflector is provided as a unitary dielectric block with a sub-reflector at a distal end. A waveguide transition portion of the dielectric block is dimensioned for coupling to an end of the waveguide. A dielectric radiator portion is provided between the waveguide transition portion and a sub-reflector support portion. An outer diameter of the dielectric radiator portion is provided with a plurality of radial inward grooves and a minimum diameter of the dielectric radiator portion is greater than 3/5 of a sub-reflector diameter of the sub-reflector support surface.

Inventors:
BRANDAU, Ronald (14613 W. 163rd St, Homer Glen, Illinois, 60491, US)
HILLS, Christopher (11 Liverton Dr, Glenrothes Fife KY6 3PA, 3PA, GB)
Application Number:
US2012/041879
Publication Date:
September 26, 2013
Filing Date:
June 11, 2012
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
ANDREW LLC (1100 CommScope Place SE, Hickory, North Carolina, 28602, US)
BRANDAU, Ronald (14613 W. 163rd St, Homer Glen, Illinois, 60491, US)
HILLS, Christopher (11 Liverton Dr, Glenrothes Fife KY6 3PA, 3PA, GB)
International Classes:
H01Q15/14; H01Q1/24; H01Q13/00; H01Q19/10
Foreign References:
US20050007288A12005-01-13
US20090021442A12009-01-22
US20050062663A12005-03-24
US20050017916A12005-01-27
US5973652A1999-10-26
Other References:
See also references of EP 2751872A4
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
BABCOCK, Andrew (PO Box 488, Bridgman, Michigan, 49106, US)
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