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Tri-band System for the Russian Interferometer

Authors: Alexander Ipatov, Irina Ipatova, Vyacheslav Mardyshkin, Alexander Evstigneev, Evgeniy Khvostov, Alexey Lavrov

Journal: IVS 2014 General Meeting Proceedings "VGOS: The New VLBI Network" Dirk Behrend, Karen D. Baver, and Kyla L. Armstrong (Eds), 118–121

Year: 2014

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Keywords: VGOS, tri-band, receiver, cryogenic

This report describes the tri-band receiving system for the 13.2-m antenna. Block diagrams and construction details are given. The measuring method for the noise temperature is described, and calculations and measurement results are compared. For the receiver feed, the results of the power pattern calculations and the measurements are presented.