Chapter 7. Design of the Analog Receiving System

  1. A. Richard Thompson1,
  2. James M. Moran2 and
  3. George W. Swenson Jr.3

Published Online: 30 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527617845.ch7

Interferometry and Synthesis in Radio Astronomy, Second Edition

Interferometry and Synthesis in Radio Astronomy, Second Edition

How to Cite

Thompson, A. R., Moran, J. M. and Swenson, G. W. (2001) Design of the Analog Receiving System, in Interferometry and Synthesis in Radio Astronomy, Second Edition, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527617845.ch7

Author Information

  1. 1

    National Radio Astronomy Observatory

  2. 2

    Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

  3. 3

    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 9 MAY 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471254928

Online ISBN: 9783527617845

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Keywords:

  • accuracy;
  • delaying;
  • communication;
  • transmission;
  • calculations

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Principal Subsystems of the Receiving Electronics

  • Local Oscillator and General Considerations of Phase Stability

  • Frequency Responses of the Signal Channels

  • Polarization Mismatch Errors

  • Phase Switching

  • Automatic Level Control and Gain Calibration