Passive SAR Satellite System (PASSAT): ground trials

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Authors

  • George M. Atkinson
  • Andy Stove
  • Craig I. Underwood

Colleges, School and Institutes

External organisations

  • SURREY UNIVERSITY

Abstract

This paper presents progress made on the investigation of a passive Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) using digital terrestrial television broadcasting stations (DVB- T) as illuminators of opportunity, and micro-/nano-satellite receivers on Low Earth Orbit (LEO). The paper presents initial calculations on satellite payload requirements, describes the development of a passive SAR demonstrator to explore potential PASSAT image features, and describes an experimental campaign with a ground-moving vehicle to verify its functionality. The obtained SAR images are presented and discussed.

Details

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2018 International Conference on Radar, RADAR 2018
Publication statusPublished - 3 Dec 2018
Event2018 International Conference on Radar, RADAR 2018 - Brisbane, Australia
Duration: 27 Aug 201831 Aug 2018

Conference

Conference2018 International Conference on Radar, RADAR 2018
CountryAustralia
CityBrisbane
Period27/08/1831/08/18

Keywords

  • DVB-T, Low earth orbit satellites, Passive Radar, Synthetic Aperture Radar

ASJC Scopus subject areas