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Software that can simulate the reflector surface of a paraboidal antenna

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I need a software that can simulate the reflector surface of a paraboidal antenna. I want to see the 3D patters of the antenna and do far field analysis. CST takes way too long to simulate. I have heard of GRASP9, but the student version is only 24 Mega Bytes. I don't think it can do too much. Can anyone tell me how good the full version of GRASP9 really is? Can anyone suggest any other softwares? Thank you.
 

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GRASP9

Grasp9 is base on Fortran if i'm not wrong, thus the program is small.
 

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Re: GRASP9

Search this site for comments about TICRA and Sabor. They are opposite ends of the spectrum in capability but will give you a starting point.
 

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Re: GRASP9

Thanks to both of you.

Azulykit, can you tell me which one is better, Sabor or Grasp?
 

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Re: GRASP9

Define "better".

The differences are obvious in the software and you will have to decide on cost, difficulty of use and performance of the software. Sabor is around $25 and TICRA/Grasp is probably around $10K to $20K (just a WAG!) and used by professional reflector designers.
 

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