Measurement Probes and Feeds

Quad-Ridge Flared Horn

350 MHz - 2000 MHz

Quad-Ridge Flared Horn is used for Wideband illumination of CATR systems and Wideband feeder of reflector antennas

References:

  • QRFH350
Quad-Ridge Flared Horn

TECHNICAL PERFORMANCE

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

DESIGN

  • Flared horn with rolled aperture edges for minimum diffraction and optimum impedance matching
  • Well-defined smooth radiation pattern throughout the operational 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 pin for accurate polarization alignment
  • Precision machined
  • High-reliability coaxial connector

DELIVERED DOCUMENTS

  • Typical performance data (TYMEDA™)
  • Measured return loss data

EQUIPMENT

  • Mounting flange
  • Integrated coaxial transition with high precision connector
  • Protective radome/lens for outdoor installation and improved gain performance (optional)
  • Available in combination with baffle absorbers to reduce direct illumination of the Quiet Zone in CATRs (optional)