[eagle] Re: Eagle Microwave Antenna Arrays -- mechanical concepts
antonio at qualcomm.com
Fri Mar 23 11:53:03 PST 2007
At 08:52 AM 3/23/2007, Tom Clark, K3IO wrote:
>IMHO, this is a REALLY BAD :-P idea because there will be abrupt
>phase and amplitude discontinuities when switching from one beam to
>the next as the s/c spins.
You should not fear small phase discontinuities from steps in the
beam forming. These phase jumps will be very small, and will have
only a tiny effect on coded BPSK modulation.
We do not need to do anything fancy to eliminate small phase steps
that will have no impact on performance.
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