Sunday 14th October 2018 - Radio Astronomy Group Meeting

Next meeting:  Sunday 14th October 10am Last week we started seeing really strange interference, and last Friday with  some experimentation we narrowed it down to what appears to be a cable issue so we will try and resolve that at the next…
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Sunday 14th October 2018 - Radio Astronomy Group Meeting

Next meeting:  Sunday 14th October 10am Last week we started seeing really strange interference, and last Friday with  some experimentation we narrowed it down to what appears to be a cable issue so we will try and resolve that at…

Sunday 9th September 2018 - Radio Astronomy Group Meeting

Next "regular" meeting:  Sunday 9th September 10am Next "extra" meeting:  Sunday 7th October 10am The September RAG meeting is this coming Sunday 9th September at 10am at MBO. As you'll have seen from last weeks newsletter I gave a…

August 2018 - Radio Astronomy Group Meetings

Next "extra" meeting:  Sunday 5th August 10am An idea we are trying where a few of us who can spare a little extra time try to consolidate some of the work done in the previous "usual" meeting and test out some ideas or equipment for the…

Sunday 8th July 2018 - Radio Astronomy Group Meeting

Next meeting: RAG "regular" meeting 10am Saturday 8th July Ray will bring along his magnetometer project for us to finish building. Please bring soldering irons & solder if you have them! Depending on how many people attend and the weather…

Thursday 28th June 2018 7:30pm-9pm - First Radio Jove Observing Run!

FIRST RADIO JOVE OBSERVING RUN!  Thursday 28th June 7:30pm-9pm. The predictions for the most easily detectable (and allegedly most reliable) Jupiter radio emissions called "Io B" are for the evening of 28th June and so we will be trying…

Sunday 10th June 2018 - Radio Astronomy Group Meeting

Hi MBO folks interested in radio astronomy! NEXT MEETING: 10am 10th June at MBO. The MBO Radio Astronomy Group (RAG) met on Sunday 13th May and worked  on trying to understand more about the 21cm receiver equipment we have and how exactly…

Sunday 13th May 2018 - Radio Astronomy Group Meeting

The next scheduled Radio Astronomy Group (RAG) meeting will be 10am Sunday 13th May at MBO. Things to work on are: If the weather is good we will focus the second 21cm dish Investigate oddities about the 21cm receiver Try and understand the…

Sunday 6th May 2018 - Radio Astronomy Group "Extra" Meeting

Hi radio astro folks, Sunday 8th April we made good progress learning how to focus the 21cm dishes and were able to get one done by the time we had to finish early.  The next meeting will be the "extra" meeting at 10am Sunday 6th May. If…

Sunday 8th April 2018 - Radio Astronomy Group Meeting

Hi Radio Astro folks, The next RAG meeting will be 10am Sunday 8th April at MBO and will follow on from Sunday 1st's successful test of Adrians repair work to the 21cm hydrogen line receiver.  Now the intermittent crackling is gone we can…