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DESCANSO Book Series

Deep Space Communications and Navigation Series
Joseph H. Yuen, Editor-in-Chief

Volume 4
Large Antennas of the Deep Space Network
Hard copies are now published by John Wiley & Sons
     - William A. Imbriale (About the Author)

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Foreword xi
Preface xiii
Acknowledgement xv
Chapter 1: Introduction 1
Chapter 2: Deep Space Station 11: Pioneer — The First Large Deep Space Network Cassegrain Antenna 71
Chapter 3: Deep Space Station 12: Echo 79
Chapter 4: Deep Space Station 13: Venus 89
Chapter 5: Deep Space Station 14: Mars 97
Chapter 6: Deep Space Station 15: Uranus—The First 34-Meter High-Efficiency Antenna 157
Chapter 7: The 34-Meter Research and Development Beam-Waveguide Antenna 167
Chapter 8: The 34-Meter Beam-Waveguide Operational Antennas 225
Chapter 9: The Antenna Research System Task 257
Chapter 10: The Next-Generation Deep Space Network 283
Acronyms and Abbreviations 295