Use the Analytical Reflector model to easily model single and multi-feed reflector antennas on your satellite for a quick estimation of antenna size and performance.
Easy setup of reflector antennas
The analytical reflector add-on allows you to quickly define reflector antennas on your satellite. The add-on supports both center-fed and offset reflectors with a single or multiple feeds. Auto settings let you define the key parameters, such as the 3 dB beam width or the reflector diameter, while SATSOFT configures the appropriate antenna.
Create multi beam systems
You can easily set up multi beam systems with a given beam width to check the required number of beams for a given coverage. This allows you to quickly asses the link budget, the necessary payload power, and other key system parameters.
Synthesize shaped beams
Shaped beams can be synthesized for a given coverage area using the analytical reflector add-on and SATSOFT’s build-in optimizer. The result is a good estimate for the performance of a shaped reflector and allows you to do the first estimation of required size of the reflector and its gain and G/T.