Building # 1

 

 

Building # 1 houses the Electronics Department and the Telescope Control and Receiver Rooms. It also contains the offices for the operation technicians and the Facilities Utilities Dept.

This is the main research building. The precise pointing of the radiotelescope is controlled from here. The data acquired by the sensitive electronic equipment on the platform travels along cables where specialized equipment converts it to digital format, analyzes it and stores it for scientists reference.