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4 signi?cant components have led us to replace this article. The ?rst is the breathtaking growth in know-how, specifically in receiver and electronic options. the second one is the improvement of radio astronomy to shorter wavelengths, and the elevated availab- ity of astronomical satellites. The 3rd is a necessity to reorganize a few of the chapters as a way to separate the fundamental idea, that seldom adjustments, from functional points that modify usually. eventually, it's our wish to increase the textual content through together with challenge units for every bankruptcy. In view of this formidable plan, we've elevated the variety of authors. within the reorganization of this version, we have now divided Chap. four of the 4th version into Chaps. four and five. The ?rst is still Chap. four, with a touch diverse - tle, sign Processing and Receivers: thought. This used to be extended to incorporate electronic processing and elements together with samplers and digitizers. In Chap. five, Prac- cal Receiver structures. we now have relegated the displays of maser and parametric ampli?er entrance ends, that are not accepted as microwave receivers in radio astronomy, to a brief part on “historical advancements” and now we have retained and superior the shows of present cutting-edge units, cooled transistor and superconducting entrance ends. we've got additionally incorporated descriptions of neighborhood oscillators and section lock loops. Chapters five and six within the 4th variation has now develop into Chap. 6, basics of Antenna conception and Chap.

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