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dc.contributor.authorHorwath, L.
dc.contributor.authorLiesekötter, B.
dc.contributor.authorTymann, G.
dc.date.accessioned2016-05-10T22:44:50Zen
dc.date.available2016-05-10T22:44:50Zen
dc.date.issued1974-10en
dc.identifier.issn0884-5123en
dc.identifier.issn0074-9079en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/608948en
dc.descriptionInternational Telemetering Conference Proceedings / October 15-17, 1974 / International Hotel, Los Angeles, Californiaen_US
dc.description.abstractFor the Helios solar probe a complete antenna system was developed and manufactured which is suitable for the various mission requirements, as near earth phase varying aspect angles, close sun flyby and maximum distance of 3,0. 10⁸ km with spin axis orientation perpendicular to the ecliptic. The near earth phase requirements were covered by a low gain antenna system with an isotropic radiation pattern. After the rough orientation of the spin axis a medium gain antenna with an omnidirectional radiation pattern will be used. After final orientation of the spin axis perpendicular to the ecliptic plane a high gain antenna with a despun wire grid reflector will be used for the telemetry link. By switching devices and/or hardwire connections the antenna systems are partly redundant in order to get the required high reliability. The maximum operating temperature range of the antenna system is + 200° to - 200°C.
dc.description.sponsorshipInternational Foundation for Telemeteringen
dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.publisherInternational Foundation for Telemeteringen
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.telemetry.org/en
dc.rightsCopyright © International Foundation for Telemeteringen
dc.titleThe Antenna System of the Helios Solar Probeen_US
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dc.typeProceedingsen
dc.contributor.departmentMesserschmitt-Boelkow-Blohm GmbH.en
dc.identifier.journalInternational Telemetering Conference Proceedingsen
dc.description.collectioninformationProceedings from the International Telemetering Conference are made available by the International Foundation for Telemetering and the University of Arizona Libraries. Visit http://www.telemetry.org/index.php/contact-us if you have questions about items in this collection.en
refterms.dateFOA2018-09-11T10:12:36Z
html.description.abstractFor the Helios solar probe a complete antenna system was developed and manufactured which is suitable for the various mission requirements, as near earth phase varying aspect angles, close sun flyby and maximum distance of 3,0. 10⁸ km with spin axis orientation perpendicular to the ecliptic. The near earth phase requirements were covered by a low gain antenna system with an isotropic radiation pattern. After the rough orientation of the spin axis a medium gain antenna with an omnidirectional radiation pattern will be used. After final orientation of the spin axis perpendicular to the ecliptic plane a high gain antenna with a despun wire grid reflector will be used for the telemetry link. By switching devices and/or hardwire connections the antenna systems are partly redundant in order to get the required high reliability. The maximum operating temperature range of the antenna system is + 200° to - 200°C.


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