PAZ First Results: Antenna Pattern Analysis

Conference: EUSAR 2018 - 12th European Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar
06/04/2018 - 06/07/2018 at Aachen, Germany

Proceedings: EUSAR 2018

Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Rodriguez, Marcos Garcia; Cuerda Munoz, Juan Manuel; Gonzalez Bonilla, Maria Jose (INTA, Spain)

PAZ satellite was launched on February 2018 from Vandenberg Air Force Base. After a short LEOP, it is expected a 4-6 months Commissioning Phase starting at mid-March. Activities to be performed along this phase include the validation of the reference antenna patterns generated, both in elevation and in azimuth. Activities related to the elevation antenna pattern validation are under INTA Calibration and Validation (CALVAL) Centre responsibility and will be implemented at PAZ Ground Segment. In this paper, an explanation of the tool configuration process, the acquisition campaign design and the obtained results will be shown.