IVS General Meeting 2024 in Tsukuba, Japan: thank you!

Thank you to the many presenters and participants at the wonderful IVS General Meeting 2024, which was held in March in Tsukuba, Japan. And a special thank-you from the entire IVS to our excellent hosts and organizers for making this an excellent event for all. The icebreaker, opening ceremony, informative sessions, anniversary celebration, excursions, and […]

Save the date! IVTW 2024

MIT Haystack Observatory has announced the dates for the 9th annual International VLBI Technology Workshop, to be held this fall at Haystack. The dates are October 21–23, 2024. The scope of this technology workshop aims to encompass all areas of VLBI hardware and software development.  This coming IVTW will be held in person only. More […]

TOW 2023

The twelfth biennial IVS Technical Operations Workshop (TOW) was held in May 2023 at MIT Haystack Observatory in Westford, Massachusetts. At this year’s workshop were some 64 people representing 15 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 at operational and forthcoming […]

Seminar: Station Amplitude Calibration

Eskil Varenius held an excellent seminar on amplitude calibration at the 8 April 2021 VGOS Technical Committee (VTC) meeting. This topic is of high relevance for the VGOS stations. His presentation slides and a recording of the seminar are linked below. (Thanks to Dirk Behrend for the coordination of this event.) Title: Station Amplitude Calibration: […]

Metsähovi: first light for new VGOS radio telescope

In December, the new radio telescope at Metsähovi in Finland achieved first light with the newly installed broadband receiver. Congratulations to everyone involved! https://www.maanmittauslaitos.fi/en/topical_issues/first-verified-signals-received-metsahovis-new-vgos-radio-telescope and also see https://twitter.com/NataliyaZubko/status/1202131707027214336.

IVS GM 2020

The eleventh General Meeting of the International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry (IVS GM2020) was scheduled to be held during the week of March 22–28, 2020, at the Historic Inns in Annapolis, Maryland, USA, and was cancelled due to the global pandemic. All IVS Associate Members and individuals who have interests in the application […]

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