Zhurnal Radioelektroniki - Journal of Radio Electronics. eISSN 1684-1719. 2020. No. 7

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DOI  https://doi.org/10.30898/1684-1719.2020.7.14

UDC 520.272


 Design and testing of a portable radio telescope for studying cosmic radiation in the frequency range 1300-1550 MHz


A. S. Pochinok

Far Eastern Federal University, 10 Ajax Bay, Russky Island, Vladivodtok 690922, Russia


 The paper was received on June 16, 2020, after correction - on July 30, 2020


Abstract. Software was developed for calculating the dimensional parameters of an antenna such as a 12-element wave channel for the VHF band. For the calculated frequency of 1421 MHz, the dimensional parameters were analyzed using the MMANA software antenna analyzer in order to evaluate the effectiveness of the algorithms embedded in the program. The distribution of currents in the antenna, radiation pattern, bandwidth, antenna gain depending on frequency are given. By measuring parameters, an antenna was created, which was included in the design of a portable radio telescope. As a result of field tests of the radio telescope, emission spectra were obtained in the frequency range 1300-1550 MHz in the direction of the constellation Cassiopeia.

Key words: radio telescope, Yagi-Uda antenna, radiation spectra in Cassiopeia, software.


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Pochinok A.S. Design and testing of a portable radio telescope for studying cosmic radiation in the frequency range 1300-1550 MHz. Zhurnal Radioelektroniki - Journal of Radio Electronics. 2020. No. 7. https://doi.org/10.30898/1684-1719.2020.7.14 (In Russian)