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The Ultra-Wideband Receiver System for RT-13 Radio Telescope IAA RAS “Quasar” Network

Authors: A. Evstigneev, O. Evstigneeva, E. Khvostov, A. Lavrov, V. Mardyshkin, I. Pozdnyakov

Journal: Transactions of IAA RAS vol. 41

Pages: 49–51

Year: 2017

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Keywords: VLBI, Geodesy, Ultra-wideband receiver, Small antenna, VGOS

The article describes results of receiving system development, operating in ultra-wide 3-16 GHz band (UWB). An overview of existing and developing UWB systems for VGOS network is provided. The principles of design, management, integrating with RT-13 radio telescope, control and power supply for UWB receiving system are shown. Expected and measured technical parameters are given. Special attention is focused on the frontend cryoelectronic unit, the information about the design, LNAs used, results and parameters obtained during testing is provided.