Forum: GNU Radio DIY SAR Radar

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1fc6449fa1dbcef1c3b454c7f0390c83?d=identicon&s=25 Mustafa Umut Sarac (Guest)
on 2006-04-22 16:17
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Hello ,

I want to take mountain pictures without limitation of film , camera or
size and expense.
I want to know that how can I create the most basic sar receiver
combination for that purpose.
I found satellite receivers or ham radio gunnplexer based transreceivers
cheap but I dont know they are for that purpose .

Best regards ,

Mustafa Umut Sarac
745d8202ef5a58c1058d0e5395a78f9c?d=identicon&s=25 Eric Blossom (Guest)
on 2006-04-22 18:46
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On Sat, Apr 22, 2006 at 05:15:42PM +0300, Mustafa Umut Sarac wrote:
> Mustafa Umut Sarac
I'd start with some textbooks that cover Synthetic Aperture Radar.
Artech House has lots of expensive books to choose from ;)

And of course google.

F4c3ef08c85c5729a5521bc80d5025c0?d=identicon&s=25 Lee Patton (Guest)
on 2006-04-22 19:08
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This will be extremely challenging. Synthetic Aperture Radar is much
more complicated than say, pulsed-Doppler radar. Whereas, pulsed-Doppler
radar can be explained in a few minutes, SAR cannot. In fact, the
nuances of SAR take most people quite sometime to understand.

In addition to very strict radar transmitter and receiver requirements,
you must have accurate aircraft positioning information to make the
algorithms work (less than 1/8 of a wavelength in most cases).

With that said, if you choose to continue with this project, I will be
very interested to learn of your progress.

- Lee
1fc6449fa1dbcef1c3b454c7f0390c83?d=identicon&s=25 Mustafa Umut Sarac (Guest)
on 2006-04-24 15:05
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Hello again , I found byu edu sar transmitter receiver schematics at
attached paper IGARSS 1998 JULYKARLINSEY PDF.
Its under 100 dollars.
What do I need additionally ?

Best ,

Mustafa Umut Sarac
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