Measurement Probes and Feeds

Open Boundary Quad-Ridge Horns

100 MHz - 50000 MHz

Open Boundary Quad-Ridge Horns are a solution for low frequency PNF/CNF measurements, wideband antenna measurements in SNF and CATR systems and reflector feeds for high gain applications.

References:

  • QH100 -
  • QH400 -
  • QH800 -
  • QH1400 -
  • QH2000 -
  • QH4000 -
  • QH18000 -
  • R430 -
  • R175

TECHNICAL PERFORMANCE

  • Dual linear polarization with high polarization purity and isolation
  • Low return loss / VSWR
  • Wide bandwidth

DESIGN

  • Unique design preventing the excitation of unwanted higher order modes in the aperture
  • Well-defined smooth radiation pattern throughout the operation bandwidth
  • Lightweight for easy handling

SURFACE TREATMENT

  • Surtec 650 according to MIL-C 5541E class 3
  • Polyurethane paint

REPEATABILITY

  • Stiff and robust mechanical design
  • Standard MVG circular interface for precision centering
  • Precision pins for accurate polarization alignment
  • Precision machined
  • High reliability coaxial connector

DELIVERED DOCUMENTS

  • Typical performance data (TYMEDA™)
  • Measured return loss data and port-to-port coupling

EQUIPMENT

  • Mounting flange
  • Integrated coaxial transition with high precision connector
  • Protective radome for outdoor installation (optional)
  • Circular polarization available with external hybrid coupler (optional)