MWS QON delivered to AIRBUS UK

After an extensive testing programme at the Astrophysics Instrumentation Group in Cardiff University, the MetOP-SG MicroWave  Sounder's QON Engineering Qualification Model has been delivered to AIRBUS UK in Portsmouth for instrument level beam pattern measurement. A few images are below:

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Cardiff AIG spherical near-field range has produced these rather spendid pattern contours from 23 GHz up to 229 GHz,
covering the full MWS bands

 

 

VDI and Mt Fuji