Footprint Simulator for Geostationary Orbit Satellites
Updated 29 September 2012
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Method for generating footprints (Siocos,1973) is found in the book "Satellite Communication Systems" by M. Richharia ISBN 0-07-134208-7
Satellite position:
CkuUser Band(GHz)
Antenna Vertical Size(Meters) Antenna Vertical Size(Feet)Antenna Vertical Size(Inches)
Antenna Horisontal Size(Meters) Antenna Horisontal Size(Feet)Antenna Horisontal Size(Inches)
Footprint skew[deg]
Multi spot beam:
Single spot beam:
Show TX nulls in plot:
Select location for footprint beamcenter by clicking in the map!
NOTE: The plotter is based on theoretical parabolic transmitter antenna (not covering shaped tx antenna)
Dark red area = inside 3dB beamwidth
Light red area = inside tx antenna main lobe
Red lines = transmitter antenna nulls
(Sidelobes between red lines)

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