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Wideband correlator

At any given time, only one frequency band can be observed, but with the two polarizations available. Each polarization delivers a 3.6GHz bandwidth (from IF=4.2 to 7.8GHz). The two 3.6GHz bandwidths coincide in the sky frequency scale.

The wide-band correlator WideX gives access to the two 3.6GHz wide IF bands simultaneously. WideX provides a fixed spectral resolution of 1.95MHz over the full bandwidth and is available in parallel to the narrow-band correlator (see below).

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