9 cm (3.2 GHz, Primary Focus) Receiver


Receiver Data

TypeHEMT, cooled
Receiver Noise Temperature30 K
Frequency Range2.86 GHz - 3.14 GHz and 3.29 GHz - 3.6 GHz
Bandwidth RF-Filters2.86 GHz - 3.14 GHz and 3.29 GHz - 3.6 GHz
CalibrationNoise Diode
Noise Balancing: yes
FeedPrime Focus Horn A 096
1. IF100 - 200 MHz
1. OscillatorULO1 (x2) or LO (ca. 3.1 GHz)

Block Diagram


The 3.2 GHz system is a prime focus receiver with a cooled HEMT preamplifier. It has been constructed for spectral line work in a total power configuration.