- Antenna and Base Capacitances (see Receiver/Electrical Design section, for detailed information)
Quantity Value Unit Antenna Capacitance ( *C*)_{a}~ 40 pF Monopole Stray Capacitance ( *C*)_{s,m}~ 67 pF Dipole Stray Capacitance ( *C*)_{s,d}32±4 pF - Receiver Noise Level (see Receiver/Receiver Noise section, for detailed information)
Quantity Value Unit Receiver Noise on STEREO-A (V ^{2}_{noise})-161.8±0.8 dB Receiver Noise on STEREO-B (V ^{2}_{noise})-163.9±1.5 dB - Antenna Length (see Antenna Length section, for detailed information)
Quantity Value Unit Effective length for h _{X}on STEREO-A

(using mode 11, 12 and 13)2.96±0.20 m Effective length for h _{Y}on STEREO-A

(using mode 12 and 21)3.69±0.22 m Effective length for h _{Z}on STEREO-A

(using mode 11, 21 and 31)2.68±0.41 m Effective length for h _{XY}on STEREO-A

(using mode 31)4.25±0.15 m Effective length for h _{YZ}on STEREO-A

(using mode 13)4.32±0.27 m Effective length for h _{X}on STEREO-B

(using mode 11, 12 and 13)3.15±0.13 m Effective length for h _{Y}on STEREO-B

(using mode 12 and 21)3.68±0.10 m Effective length for h _{Z}on STEREO-B

(using mode 11, 21 and 31)2.34±0.25 m Effective length for h _{XY}on STEREO-B

(using mode 31)4.30±0.12 m Effective length for h _{YZ}on STEREO-B

(using mode 13)3.89±0.15 m - Antenna Direction (see Antenna Direction section, for detailed information)
Quantity Value Unit Effective antenna colatitude (θ) for h _{X}52.4±0.2 deg Effective antenna azimuth (φ) for h _{X}231.6±0.1 deg Effective antenna colatitude (θ) for h _{Y}58.4±0.6 deg Effective antenna azimuth (φ) for h _{Y}120.1±1.1 deg Effective antenna colatitude (θ) for h _{Z}142.0±0.5 deg Effective antenna azimuth (φ) for h _{Z}160.9±0.7 deg Effective antenna colatitude (θ) for h _{XY}90.3±0.2 deg Effective antenna azimuth (φ) for h _{XY}91.1±0.4 deg Effective antenna colatitude (θ) for h _{YZ}32.9±0.1 deg Effective antenna azimuth (φ) for h _{YZ}93.3±2.9 deg

STEREO/Waves antenna Quick Facts

Operational Set of Calibrated Parameters

We present here a simplified operational set of calibrated parameters considered as the most "up-to-date" for use with the STEREO/Waves data.

Credits

This web page has been compiled and is maintained by B. Cecconi

Special thanks to: C. Briand

^{1}, Co-I of STEREO/Waves.Special thanks to: C. Briand

^{1}, V. Krupar^{1,2}, M. Maksimovic^{1}, M. Panchenko^{3}, A. Zaslavsky^{1}.*1. LESIA, Observatoire de Paris, Meudon, France;*

2. Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic;

3. Space Research Institute, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Graz, Austria.2. Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic;

3. Space Research Institute, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Graz, Austria.

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*Last update: January 22 2015 20:51:29.*