VLA Expansion Project News

  • September 16, 2008 Latest Impact Forecast for Observers

  • March 23, 2006 Mark McKinnon Named as New Project Manager
    Mark McKinnon has been appointed as the new EVLA Project Manager, effective April 3, 2006. Read the full text of the annnouncement from Jim Ulvestad here.
  • January 23, 2006 Peter Napier Steps Down as Project Manager

    Peter Napier requested reassignment to the NRAO engineering staff to spend more time on technical work. He agreed to take on the job as Team Leader for the ALMA Prototype System Integration group in Socorro, beginning January 23, 2006.

    Mark McKinnon has been named Interim Project Manager for the EVLA Project, until a permanent replacement for Peter can be found. The search for a new Project Manager is ongoing.

Milestone Announcements

  • October 28, 2003 EVLA First Light / X Band
    The first antenna outfitted with the new EVLA electronics successfully observed an astronomical source. The moon was detected in total power, with the expected sensitivity and gain, using the VLA's 3.6cm receiver, and the new EVLA backend electronics. The bandwidth utilized was 1 GHz. The system noise and antenna temperature contributed by the moon are close to expected values.
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Wednesday, 14-Jan-2009 10:54:26 MST