SABRINA-X: Bistatic SAR receiver for TerraSAR-X

Conference: EUSAR 2010 - 8th European Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar
06/07/2010 - 06/10/2010 at Aachen, Germany

Proceedings: EUSAR 2010

Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Broquetas, Antoni; Lopez-Dekker, Paco; Mallorqui, Jordi J.; Aguasca, Albert; Fortes, Mario; Merlano, Juan Carlos; Duque, Sergi (RSLab, UPC, Barcelona, Spain)

The SABRINA-X receiver designed for bistatic operation with TerraSAR-X class satellites is described. The main performance parameters of the receiver shown its adequacy for near-range bistatic acquisitions using simple rectangular horn antennas. First results are presented showing the correct signal envelope and a first bistatic TerraSAR-X image acquired over Barcelona.