The eleventh General Meeting of the International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry (IVS GM2020) will be held during the week of March 22–28, 2020, at the Historic Inns in Annapolis, Maryland, USA. For more information, visit the official meeting site: https://ivsgm2020.com. All IVS Associate Members and individuals who have interests in the application of […]
Fringes were successfully obtained between McDonald (MGO) and the two broadband antennas at MIT Haystack Observatory in Massachusetts, and the Goddard Geophysical and Astronomical Observatory (GGAO) in Maryland. All baselines, recording bands, and polarizations resulted in first fringes, confirming MGO’s interferometric detection and performance. Congratulations to the entire team!
The tenth biennial IVS Technical Operations Workshop (TOW) was held in May 2019 at MIT Haystack Observatory in Westford, Massachusetts. At this year’s workshop were more than 75 people representing 17 different countries. The TOW is focused on hands-on training and problem resolution in VLBI operations, and is thus geared toward the technical staff members […]
Introduction to VSI VSI Introduction and Explanation (html) VSI-H Introduction (pdf) VSI-H Specification VSI-H specification Rev 1.0 (pdf) – 7 Aug 2000 VSI-H specification Rev 1.1 (pending approval) (pdf) – 12 Dec 2002 VSI-S Specification VSI-S specification Rev 1.0 (pdf) – 13 Feb 2003 VSI-S Usage Examples (pdf) – 13 Feb 2003 Summary of VSI-H […]
Wettzell Geodetic Observatory, Wettzell, Germany Photo: Uwe Hessels – Own work, CC BY 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=61481466
The 3rd IVS Training School on VLBI for Geodesy and Astrometry was held in conjunction with the 24th Working Meeting of the European VLBI Group for Geodesy and Astrometry in Las Palmas (Gran Canaria, Spain). The VLBI training school is coordinated by the IVS Committee on Training and Education of the International VLBI Service for Geodesy […]
McDonald, TX, USA The newest of NASA’s Space Geodesy Project VGOS antenna is currently nearing completion of the construction phase at McDonald Geodetic Observatory in Texas. https://mcdonaldobservatory.org/news/releases/20180820 Contact information: Rebecca Johnson, Communications Mgr. McDonald Observatory The University of Texas at Austin 512-475-6763
IVS newsletter, issue 52