DAMS Antenna Measurement Studio

The DAMS Antenna Measurement Studio is the culmination of over 10 years of development.  It’s designed to be user-friendly and packed with numerous helpful modules.  Not only will it allow you to collect your data and characterize your antenna, it also features broad test equipment support, time-saving automation capabilities, 2D- and 3D-plotting and dozens of ways to examine and manipulate your data.

See it in action!

If you’d like to download a demo version which includes our ideal antenna library and allows you to emulate actual antenna measurements, please click here to download software demo.

Educational discounts available on all of our products for students, teachers or staff of universities or technical schools.

DAMS Antenna Measurement Studio Screenshots

Key Features

  • Broad test equipment support
  • Remote platform control
  • Data storage registers
  • Import & export capabilities
  • Nyquist sampling
  • Matlab compatible

Data Processing & Visualization

  • Dual-Trace Plots
  • Pathloss Calculators
  • Full 3D & Spherical Plotting
  • Measurement Monitor Plots
  • Import Reference Antennas
  • Source Measurement Features
  • Gain Calculation
  • Link Commander
  • Efficiency
  • Radar Cross-section Profiling
  • 2D & 3D AZ-EL-F Plotting
  • Beam Width vs Frequency
  • …and more!

Platform Movement

Control Interface:USB/serial via DAMS controller
Available Adjustments:Platform type
Speed
Acceleration rate
Communication settings

Data Collection

Methods:Network analyzer
Spectrum analyzer
Power meter
Voltmeter
Measurement Monitors:Log Magnitude
Polar Azimuth
Real-time Gain

Data Calculation Modules

Gain Calculation:Linear Gain
Circular Gain
Gain Transfer
Gain Substitution
3-Point Gain
Efficiency Calculation:Antenna Efficiency
Antenna Efficiency w/ AUT Losses
Path-Loss Calculation:General Path-Loss Calculation
Gradient Path Distance Calculator
S21group Delay / Distance
Constant Gain or Loss
Reference Antenna Import:Tab delimited ASCII format (TXT)
S1P format

Data Visualization

Polar Plots:Azimuth
Elevation
Full Elevation Cuts
Beamwidth
GNUplot Polar
Smith Chart Overlay
Contour Export Support
Dynamic Polar Plot
2D (XY) Plots:Amplitude Over Frequency(s)
Az/El over Amplitude
Group Delay
Beamwidth vs. Frequency
GNUplot Amplitude
3D Plots:Azimuth
Elevation
Azimuth/Elevation
Spherical
Azimuth vs. Frequency vs. Amplitude
Azimuth vs. Elevation vs. Amplitude

Data Manipulation Features

            • Standard Register Calculator
            • Array Calculator
            • Link Commander
            • Measurement Corrections

Import & Export Features

Supported Data Formats:XLS (Excel)
TXT (ASCII)
S1P
DAMS formats

Customer Support

Diamond Engineering takes great pride in providing top-notch customer and technical support.  If you are having any issues with your system, we welcome you contact us directly.  We can walk you through or suggest solutions to any issues you may have.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Microwave Library

If you have not already reviewed the materials in the Microwave Library, we encourage you to.  There you will find numerous application notes detailing how to accomplish many types of tasks.

To visit the Microwave Library, click here.

Frequently Purchased Together

Antenna Network & Measurement Simulator

• Drag & Drop Elements
• Perform Schematic Measurements
• Create Matching Circuits
• RCS Profiling Simulations

Near-field to Far-field Conversion Add-on

  • Fast, mult-frequency data transformations
  • Selectable angular resolution
  • 2D & 3D graphical outputs
  • Gain & directivity vs frequency output
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