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Automatic Antenna Alignment System (A3S)

Caldeirinha, Rafael ; Fernandes, T. ; Ferreira, D.

Automatic Antenna Alignment System (A3S), Proc CETC- Conf. on Electronics, Telecommunications and Computers , Lisbon, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 4, November, 2011.

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This paper presents a automatic control system antenna alignment. The alignment is performed through an precise drive positioner and a specifically developed algorithm wich is fed with input parameters from an inertial platform in a three dimensional space. It performs the alignment of the antennas using the positioner therefore compensating when there is an unwanted movement, so that the antennas maintain the correct alignment.