8. Back End

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The Medicina antenna is equipped with the following systems :

bullet XARCOS digital spectrometer
Input 8
Maximum bandwidth per input 0.488 MHz
Minimum bandwidth per input 125 MHz
Frequency bins 2048
A/D Conversion 8 bit
Available software --

Tab. 8.1


bullet Total power analog backend

 

Input 4
Maximum bandwidth per input 2000 MHz
Minimum bandwidth per input 150 MHz
Frequency bins
1
A/D Conversion 16 bit
Available software Quick-look

 

Tab. 8.2

bullet ARCOS Autocorrelator

 

Input 2
Maximum bandwidth per input 16 MHz
Minimum bandwidth per input 0.125 MHz*
Frequency bins 2048
A/D Conversion 2 bit
Available software ADLB4

Tab. 8.3

*Can be further reduced on request

bullet MSpec0 Spectrometer

 

Input 1
Maximum bandwidth per input 16 MHz
Minimum bandwidth per input 0.5 MHz
Frequency bins 512131000
A/D Conversion 10 bit
Available software SPETT

 

Tab. 8.4

bullet Total Power (Mark IV)

 

Input 3
Maximum bandwidth per input 400 MHz
A/D Conversion 16 bit
Available software ON-OFF

 

Tab. 8.5

bullet VLBI (Mark IV / Mark V)

 

Input 2
Maximum bandwidth per input 400 MHz
Output (by choice) 28 x 0.125 16 MHz
A/D Conversion (by choice)  1 2 bit
Data transfer 1 Gbit/s
Hard Disk 2 x 8 x 400 Gbyte

Tab. 8.6

At 1.4, 1.6, 2.3 GHz available bandwidths may be considered less then what is reported because of interferences.

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