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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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Since its founding in 1961, Essco has successfully produced and installed over 5,000 ground-based radomes and more than 10 of the world's most precise radio telescopes and reflectors.
CPI Radant Technologies has been the sole provider of radomes for this shipboard satcom system since its inception, and has delivered hundreds of units for this program," said Dr.
The above mentioned methods were developed and applied to homogeneous radomes, but modern radomes for radars are often required to present a frequency dependent behavior, for screening the radar transmitting/receiving antenna from hostile emissions, yet allowing the frequencies in the band of the protected radar to pass through [15, 16].
The presented FSS provides practical applications for airborne FSS radome.
The first true KJ-200 followed in January 2005, with six-blade propellers and small radomes added to the nose and tailend.
Lucintel analyzed the global aerospace radome market and published a comprehensive research report, "Growth Opportunities in Global Aerospace Radome Market 2010-2015: Market Size, Market Share and Forecast Analysis".
Andres Orta, an antenna and radome testing range mechanic, might test and tune about 30 radomes a month with the help of specialized fiberglass tape and a Precision Radome Integrated System of Measurement anechoic chamber.
The mount is damped to keep the radome level with the horizon at all times--and that ensures perfect radar pictures no matter how much roll the vessel is subject to.
Refurbishment projects such as the RADOME maintenance that is being conducted at Fort Buckner to protect the 333rd Signal Company's AN/ GSC-39C satellite terminals and the satellite terminal next door at E Company, 53rd Signal Battalion of Space Command, is a costly undertaking.
Without the owner's knowledge, radomes and the enclosed equipment can take lightning hits when parked on a ramp or in flight.
The antenna is shielded to achieve high side lobe suppression and is covered by a rigid plastic radome, which protects the antenna feeder from external influences.
JI: All radomes designed by MFG Ratech take into consideration shipping requirements.