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Article Contents
1 Introduction
2 Definitions
3 The error beam pattern of single dish radio telescopes
4 Error beam correction by using observations at lower angular resolution
5 Error beam correction by de-convolution
6 Comparison of both correction methods
7 Summary
Appendix A: Error beam correction by using observations of a smaller telescope: Influence of edge effects and of the noise in the observations obtained with the smaller telescope
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