IT-8500A Antenna Trainer (Motorized with Plotting Software)

Experiments Included:

S-Band Experiments

  • Study of Antenna Polarization, Axial Ratio and Tilt Angle of a Circularly Polarized Antenna.
  • Study of Dipole Antenna and Its Radiation Pattern.
  • Study of Rectangular Patch Antenna.
  • Study of Circular Patch Antenna.
  • Study of 4 Elements Rectangular Patch Antenna Array.
  • To Study the Behavior of Loop Antenna.
  • Study of 7-Element Yagi-Uda Antenna.
  • Study of 7-Element Log Periodic Antenna.
  • Study of Monopole Antenna.
  • Study of Half Wavelength Monopole Antenna.
  • To Study Phase Array End Fire Antenna.
  • To Study Quarter Wavelength Phase.
  • Array End Fire Antenna.
  • To Study Combined Co-Linear Array.
  • To Study Broad Side Array.

 

X-Band Antennas

  • Study of 10 GHz Rectangular Patch Antenna.
  • Study of 10 GHz Rectangular Patch Array Antenna.
  • Study of 10 GHz Slot Feed Antenna.
  • Study of 10 GHz Log Periodic Antenna.
  • Study of 10 GHz Vivaldi Antenna.
  • Study of 10 GHz Helical Antenna.
  • Study of 10 GHz Horn Antenna.

Description

IT-8500A trainer with computer interface and software introduces students to the fundamental principles of Antenna through a wide range of practical activities. A large variety of Antennas are included to familiarize the students with different types of Antennas. The most important topic covers in the experiment is to study of waveguides using S-Band and X-Band frequencies. The Antenna trainer consists of different components and peripherals equipment required to perform the experiments.

Features:

  • Industrial Grade Equipment
  • Stable Source
  • Modular Structure
  • Real Time Plotting Software

Technical Features:

  • S-Band Source
  • VCO 2.2-2.72GHz (Tunable)
  • VCO 2.4GHz (Fixed)
  • Tuning Voltage: 1.2-16V DC
  • Display: V Tune, F.P. & R.P.
  • Modulation: 1KHz ASK
  • Output Power: +5dBm typical
  • X-Band Source
  • VCO 9.6-10.8GHz (Tunable)

VCO 10GHz (Fixed)

  • Tuning Voltage: 2-13V DC
  • Display: V Tune, F.P. & R.P.
  • Modulation: 1KHz ASK
  • Output Power: +8dBm typical
  • Power Detector
  • Frequency: 40MHz to 10GHz
  • Sensitivity:  +5 ~ -50dBm, Comparator

List of Antennas

S-Band Antennas

Dipole Antennas:

  • Simple Dipole (Lambda/2) Antenna

Multi-Beam Array Antennas

1) YAGI Antennas

  1. 7 Elements YAGI Folded Dipole Antenna
  2. Lambda/2 Phase Array (End Fire Antenna)
  3. Broad Side Array
  4. Combined Co-Linear Array

2) Log Periodic Antennas

  1. 7 elements Log Periodic Antenna

3) Patch Antenna

  1. Rectangular Patch Antenna
  2. Circular Patch Antenna
  3. Rectangular Patch Array Antenna
  4. Slot Antenna
  5. Fractal Patch Antenna
  6. Lambda/2 BOW-TIE Patch Antenna
  7. Lambda/4 Tapered Monopole Patch Antenna
  8. Lambda/2 Sierpinsky Triangle Bow-Tie Antenna

4) Monopole Antennas

  1. Monopole Antenna

5) Helical Antennas

  1. RHCP Helical Antenna

X-Band Antennas

  1. Rectangular Patch Antenna
  2. Rectangular Patch Array 2×2
  3. Rectangular Patch Array 4×4
  4. Slot Feed Antenna
  5. Log Periodic Antenna Patch
  6. ViValdi Antenna
  7. Helical Antenna
  8. Horn Antenna (2)
  9. Rectangular patch array 8×8

Accessories: Power Cord, 2mm patch cord, Experiment Manual, SMA male –male cable, 50 ohm Terminator, Matching stub, Software CD.