Is it possible to control the beam steering of an antenna in RF‑/TOWER Design?

Answer

Beam steering is the angular rotation of antennas under the effect of the present loads (wind, overload, earthquake, deformation, and so on). As an indication, for the GSM, the value of the beam steering must not exceed 1°. This limit of beam steering is often accessible in the clauses of the Technical Specifications of the project.
In RF‑/TOWER Design, it is possible to control the beam steering of antennas for the SLS design. To activate this rotation design of antennas, go to DetailsServiceability.

Figure 01 - Option for Rotation Design of Antennas

As soon as you select this check box, the antennas are available in Window 1.10.2 Serviceability of Antennas. Here, you can enter the angular rotation limit of each antenna.

Figure 02 - Window 1.10.2 - Serviceability of Antennas

After the calculation, the maximum ratio is displayed in Window 2.7 Design by Antenna.

Figure 03 - Window 2.7 Design by Antenna

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