1. Antenna & KuDGR Requirements Consolidation
- RF requirements - Thermo-mechanical requirements
2. KuDGR Concepts, Technology & Design Trades, Baseline Selection
- Concepts for RF design and RF analysis - Concepts trade-off and baseline selection - CFRP rods development plan, shaping feasibility, sample production
3. Antenna & KuDGR Preliminary Design & Analysis
- KuDGR preliminary RF, thermal, mechanical design - B/B manufacturing and sample testing - TED measurement method assessment& investigation - KuDGR EM testplan and MGSE identification 4. Antenna & KuDGR Detailed Design & Analysis, Test Predictions - KuDGR detailed design & analysis
- KuDGR test predictions - CFRP rods & grids manufacturing process definition - Test plan - Test procedures 5. Manufacturing and Testing - Manufacturing of KuDGR and MGSE
- TVC test including TED measurement - Additional shape measurement and feed alignment - RF test 6. Review of antenna performance.