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20 July 2016 Status of the radio receiver system of the Sardina Radio Telescope
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In this article, we present the design and performances of the radio receiver system installed at the Sardinia Radio Telescope (SRT). The three radio receivers planned for the first light of the Sardinian Telescope have been installed in three of the four possible focus positions. A dual linear polarization coaxial receiver that covers two frequency bands, the P-band (305-410 MHz) and the L-band (1.3-1.8 GHz) is installed at the primary focus. A mono-feed that covers the High C-band (5.7-7.7 GHz) is installed at the beam waveguide foci. A multi-beam (seven beams) K-band receiver (18- 26.5 GHz) is installed at the Gregorian focus. Finally, we give an overview about the radio receivers, which under test and under construction and which are needed for expanding the telescope observing capabilities.
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G. Valente, A. Orfei, R. Nesti, A. Navarrini, S. Mariotti, P. Bolli, T. Pisanu, J. Roda, L. Cresci, P. Marongiu, A. Scalambra, D. Panella, A. Ladu, A. Cattani, L. Carbonaro, E. Urru, A. Cremonini, F. Fiocchi, A. Maccaferri, M. Morsiani, and M. Poloni "Status of the radio receiver system of the Sardina Radio Telescope", Proc. SPIE 9914, Millimeter, Submillimeter, and Far-Infrared Detectors and Instrumentation for Astronomy VIII, 991425 (20 July 2016);


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