feedhorn


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feed·horn

 (fēd′hôrn′)
n.
A satellite dish component that captures the signal reflected from the dish surface and channels it into an amplifier.
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The key motivating factor in the addition of the X-band component was the enhanced resolution achievable by the CSU-CHILL offset feed antenna at X band through its capability to accommodate different feedhorn units (S band, X band, and simultaneous S and X bands all with dual-polarization capability) to create single-and dual-wavelength, dual-polarization datasets.
Contract Awarded for waveguide assembly; x-band, c/w low noise amplifier and feedhorn.
FEEDHORN At the focus of each ATA antenna is this peculiar-looking feedhorn, designed to pick up incoming signals, amplify them, and then send them via a fiberoptic cable to a central control room where they are correlated with data from other antennas.
The feedhorn offset is incorrectly set on the antenna.
The ATMS channels are reflected by a flat, rotating reflector to a parabolic reflector, and then to a feedhorn.
Running through mid-January, the promotion package includes an MTI feedhorn, 35-degree LNB and 18-inch Blackjack actuator, and represents around $100 in additional value to dealers.
The other rather critical component of the antenna is the feedhorn.