A joint project of the NRAO and the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL)
The EVLA Low-Band Receiver System


VLA in the BnA array
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   Updated: 23 August 2019                                                                                                                Maintained by: Rob Long, NRAO  
LOW BAND
TECHNICAL
PAGES
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Schematics,
BOMs, etc.
Internal use only
National Radio Astronomy Observatory The Very Large Array (VLA) radio telescope Socorro, New Mexico
POLARIZATION ROSETTA STONE
the Low Band LINEAR polarization scheme
XLP = LCP = Vertical dipoles = IF-C/D = VLITE IF1 = MJP difference
 
YLP = RCP = Horizontal dipoles = IF-A/B = VLITE IF2 = MJP  sum
LOW-BAND OPERATIONAL STATUS
RECEIVERS IN THE LAB/SPARES
SN-19 --- Ready Spare
SN-26 --- In lab
 
Low frequency (50-500 MHz) astronomy at the Very Large Array radio telescope
Socorro, New Mexico
ARRAY CONFIGURATION:
 
In the
"A" Array
 

All Antennas have MJP feeds!

VLITE antennas:
1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 17, 18, 19, 23, 26, 27, 28
Current
VLA array map
EVLA & Low Band
Array Status
LOW BAND
Photo Gallery
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LBR Receiver
Installation photos
Moving antennas
dipole photos, etc
 
 
LAST
STATUS
UPDATE
8/23/2019
VLA/EVLA
Photo Gallery
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General photos
of the VLA array,
EVLA build, etc.
over the years
 
 
 
Find more about Weather in Socorro, NM
Sun & Moon
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Low Band Observing Dashboard
 (Weather data from external sites; refresh page to update)
Albuquerque
NWS radar
Space Weather
NRL
UTC
Current NOAA Solar & GeomagneticConditions
VLA & Regional Weather
Space Weather
LWA-1 WX at the VLA (Dr. Tracy Clark's Station)
Current VHF Solar Flux
(245, 410, 610 MHz)

VLA

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AOC SOCORRO (Dr. Rick Perley's Station)
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