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C-High Receiver
Basic Information

Calibration & Beam Parameters

RFI Situation

Recent Events

Receiver History

Contact Info




1. Basic Information:


Frequency Range (GHz): 5.9-8.1
Name and Number: C Band High (cbh, 10)
Measured Sensitivity (K/Jy): 4.0-7.5 (6.6 GHz)
3.5-7.0 (6.9 GHz)
3.0-6.5 (7.2 GHz)
2.5-6.0 (7.4 GHz)*
Measured System Temp (K): 26-29 K at about ZA=10 deg*
Native Polarization: Dual Linear
Beam Size (@ 6.9 GHz): 45 x 39 arcsec*
Available Filters: N/A
Warnings and Important Notes: N/A

*See calibration info below for a more accurate description of the telescope parameters!

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2. Calibration & Beam Parameters:

Gain and Tsys Cal Values Beam Maps Polarization Misc. Info

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3. RFI situation:

Check the following plot to see the RFI in the frequency range of this receiver.

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4. Recent Events:

Details can be obtained from the Electronics Department's Receiver log


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5. Receiver History:

Feb. 15, 2004: 1st calibration runs performed.
Feb. 11, 2004: Receiver placed in the Gregorian dome.

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6. Contact Info:

For further information on this receiver, please contact Chris Salter at
csalter (append

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