Design of Wireless Automatic Microwave Antenna Alignment System

Authors

  • Mortada Mohammed Abdulwahab Gezira University
  • Zainelabdin Yousif Al-Gezira Technical Collage
  • Mohamed Alnour Al-Gezira Technical Collage
  • Omer Abuzaid Al-Gezira Technical Collage

Keywords:

Antenna, Design, Xbee, Alignment

Abstract

Microwave link aligning is an important operation in communication systems. Misalignment in line of sight link due to rain, wind etc considered the basic problem that faced the microwave system. This problem caused a direct terminating of the microwave link. Automatic antenna alignment will guarantee best communication at the link’s ends without any risks of human interface. This paper presented a low cost design of an automatic antenna alignment system based on arduino and using Xbee wireless technology. The design in the paper is automatically adjusting the horizontal and vertical angles in the transmitter and receiver sides of the microwave link. The controller compared the measured values of these two angles with a reference values. The correction of the error in the angles is done by moving the antenna towards the correct position. The design was tested in different angles positions and the results were reported in the paper. The simulation results ensure that the system works successfully.

Author Biography

Mortada Mohammed Abdulwahab, Gezira University

Associate professor

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Published

2020-04-29

How to Cite

Abdulwahab, M. M., Yousif, Z., Alnour, M., & Abuzaid, O. (2020). Design of Wireless Automatic Microwave Antenna Alignment System. International Journal of Electrical Engineering and Applied Sciences (IJEEAS), 3(1), 15–20. Retrieved from https://ijeeas.utem.edu.my/ijeeas/article/view/5531

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