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The repeater includes a wideband antenna (6) which is placed in a chamber (3) in the top part (4) of a rocket (5) near a satellite antenna (7). The wideband antenna is connected by a first coaxial cable (8) to a connector (9) with a socket fixed to the chamber and a plug which is detachable on firing the rocket.The plug can be pulled by a wire attached to the launch tower (1) or can be connected to a second coaxial cable (10) attached to the tower. The second coaxial cable is supported on the rocket prior to firing by a breakable wire fixed to a mounting on the cable. Two wideband antennae can be used.

Title
Passive repeater for communication between launch tower and satellite
Application Number
FR19940005108 19940427
Publication Number
2719427 (A1)
Application Date
April 27, 1994
Publication Date
November 3, 1995
Inventor
Michel Girard
Assignee
Arianespace
FR
IPC
H04B7/145
H04B 07/145
H04B7/145
H04B 07/145
H04B7/145
H04B 07/145
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