Underlying Surface Remote Sensing by the Microwave Radiometer with High Measurement Rate
1 Tomsk Polytechnic University, Institute of Non-Destructive Testing, 634050, Tomsk, Russia
2 Tomsk State University of Control Systems and Radioelectronics, 634050, Tomsk, Russia
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The paper describes a new approach to microwave radiometer design. The approach implies simultaneous using both modified zero measurement method and multi-receiver technique. Simultaneous using increases the operating characteristics of airborne microwave radiometers for aircrafts with self-contained power supply. The block diagram of the onboard Earth remote sensing microwave radiometric system is presented. The block diagram and operating timing diagrams of the designed radiometer are shown. An original technique to design a fiducial noise source for transfer characteristics is discussed. The advantages of the designed radiometer in comparison with the state of the art zero-type microwave radiometer are described.
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