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Joseph H. Yuen, Editor-in-Chief

Volume 5
Antenna Arraying Techniques in the Deep Space Network
Hard copies are now published by John Wiley & Sons
     - David H. Rogstad (About the Author)
     - Alexander Mileant (About the Author)
     - Timothy T. Pham (About the Author)

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Foreword ix
Preface xi
Acknowledgement xiii
Chapter 1: Introduction 1
Chapter 2: Background of Arraying in the Deep Space Network 7
Chapter 3: Arraying Concepts 13
Chapter 4: Overview of Arraying Techniques 25
Chapter 5: Single-Receiver Performance 33
Chapter 6: Arraying Techniques 43
Chapter 7: Arraying Combinations and Comparisons 73
Chapter 8: Correlation Algorithms 93
Chapter 9: Current Arraying Capabilities 99
Chapter 10: Future Development 111
Appendix A: Antenna Location 127
Appendix B: Array Availability 131
Appendix C: Demodulation Process 133
Appendix D: Gamma Factors for DSN Antennas 137
Appendix E: Closed-Loop Performance 139
Appendix F: Subcarrier and Symbol-Loop SNR Performance 141
Appendix G: Derivation of Equations for Complex-Symbol Combining 151
General Reference List 153
Acronyms and Abbreviations 161