Experimental demonstration of passive GNSS-based SAR imaging modes

M. Antoniou*, M. Cherniakov

*Corresponding author for this work

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This paper presents experimental methods and results obtained with passive bistatic SAR based on navigation satellites (e.g. GPS, GLONASS or Galileo) as transmitters of opportunity. Different imaging modes are considered. These include a stationary receiver, as well as a receiver onboard a ground moving vehicle and a real aircraft. The experimental setup in each case is described, and the corresponding imagery obtained is presented and discussed. The obtained results clearly demonstrate the feasibility of the proposed technology on the practical level.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIET Conference Publications
Edition617 CP
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2013
EventIET International Radar Conference 2013 - Xi'an, United Kingdom
Duration: 14 Apr 201316 Apr 2013


ConferenceIET International Radar Conference 2013
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom


  • Bistatic SAR
  • GNSS-based SAR

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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