MI-3000 Arena Add-In Products
MI-3048 RCS Analysis
The RCS analysis software provides the capability to process data acquired in an RCS acquisition. Functions are provided to compensate for background subtraction and target calibration. The corrected data can be processed to generate various outputs such as RCS versus frequency, aspect; RCS versus downrange, aspect; cross-range; focused/unfocussed ISAR imaging; temporal doppler, and range walk among others.
MI-3043 Advanced Antenna Pattern Correction
The MI-3043 Advanced Antenna Pattern Correction (AAPC) software enhances the accuracy of antenna pattern measurements. This is very useful for characterizing low side lobe antennas. The analysis package operates by mathematically analyzing several measurements of an antenna to characterize the interference signals across the pattern of the antenna.
MI-3044 Planar Near-Field Analysis
The Planar Near-Field Analysis Software processes raw near-field data acquired with the MI-3041 acquisition module. This analysis software includes additional features to assist with performing high-accuracy planar near-field measurements. Correction for the pattern, input characteristics and gain of the probe used in the measurement is supported by the transformation software.
MI-3047 Radome Analysis
The MI-3047 Radome Analysis software module extends the basic acquisition and analysis software with capabilities to perform radome acquisition and analysis.
MI-3055 Range Control Software
The MI-3055 Range Control System Software package, in concert with actual hardware, can provide range management functions as a plug in for the MI-3000 Data Acquisition and Analysis Software
MI-3060 EIRP Analysis
EIRP Analysis software computes the EIRP of a transmitting antenna. Output of the analysis is a report or plot of EIRP or the original data file can be normalized for EIRP. Appropriate power meter or spectrum analyzer is required, as are appropriate couplers, etc.
MI-3061 Antenna Gain Calibration Analysis
The MI-3061 Antenna Gain Calibration software can compute the gain of one or more unknown antennas. This uses the two-antenna and three-antenna gain measurement techniques. The output of the analysis is a configuration file that is in the same format as the MI-3000 file that contains theoretical standard gain horn values. This allows new antennas to be added to the basic standard gain horn data table so that these antennas become new standards for use in other measurements.
MI-3062 Ground Plane Data Simulator
For some measurement applications such as testing of antennas on automotive vehicles, spherical near-field data is collected over a ground plane. The presence of the ground plane limits measurements to one hemisphere or less about the device under test. This limitation introduces significant errors into the measurement as a result of truncation of the near-field data and other ground plane effects. The MI-3062 Ground Plane Data Simulator provides the user the capability of compensating for the effects of the ground plane by synthesizing appropriate data in the hemisphere near and below the ground plane.
MI-3063 Antenna Reflectivity Analysis
This analysis package accepts data taken on an antenna with a reflectometer kit such as the MI-3361 Reflectometer. The analysis accepts data files taken on calibration load, short and open conditions along with the data collected on the antenna. The user can enter and store inductive and capacitive calibration parameters for the open and short test loads. The output of the analysis is a report or plot of reflectivity, return loss or VSWR versus frequency for the antenna. This analysis software is especially useful when making in-system VSWR measurements of an antenna or radome.
MI-3064 Time Domain Analysis
In antenna ranges, extraneous signals can be introduced that contaminate the antenna pattern. These contaminating signals have longer path lengths and thus longer travel times than the primary, direct signal path. The time domain helps identify and separate these other signal paths. If the extraneous signals are separated in time from the desired signal, they can be filtered out with time domain processing.
MI-3065 Test Zone Analysis
The MI-3065 Test Zone Analysis Software is an integrated package for analyzing antenna range field probe data. It insures that processing is consistent and data results are presented in a uniform and organized manner.