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radome

(ray -dohm) A protective covering over a radio antenna that is transparent to radio waves at the frequency in use.

radome

[′rā‚dōm]
(electromagnetism)
A strong, thin shell, made from a dielectric material that is transparent to radio-frequency radiation, and used to house a radar antenna, or a space communications antenna of similar structure.

radome

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The protective weatherproof covering of a radar antenna. A radome is strong, electrically transparent, made of lightweight honeycomb materials, and does not interfere with the reception or the transmission of electromagnetic (EM) signals.
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Analysis of Radome Enclosed Antennas, Artech House, Norwood, MA, 1997.
Results show that the novel construction is feasible for dual-band radome used in both centimeter and millimeter wave ranges, and the transmission capability is efficiently elevated compared to traditional construction.
However, the accuracy of RT is not very high, especially for the radome with small curvature radius.
The efforts of the antenna designer can be defeated if the radome is not of equally high performance.
With the installation of an approved Ka-band radome, Dassault customers will become eligible for the entire Jet ConneX data plan catalogue, which currently offers tiered plans up to 15Mbps.
A thin Teflon or fiberglass radome may simply be laminated directly to the surface of the antenna.
One of the key benefits to this unique assembly is the tri-band radome capability, allowing each aircraft to be tailored to the customers preferred antenna manufacturer.
Truncated structures can be mounted at any plane between the mounting base and the equator of the radome for applications requiring less than the full height of the radome.
M2 EQUITYBITES-December 12, 2017-CPI Radant Technologies Division to develop wideband radome for military aircraft