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Arecibo Observatory Receivers

General Info for All Receivers

Rx Tsys temperature Dewar Temperatures
Temp. of Gregorian Receiver Room Engineering Info (Internal)
Receivers On Schedule Receiver & Instrumentation Logs


Receiver Parameters

(Click on receiver name for status, calibration, RFI and Tech. info.)
Name Frequency
Range (GHz)
Native Polarization Gain
(K/Jy)
Temp.
(K)
Beam
Size (')
Tsys from last system check
(Sun Apr 20 07:19 2014)
Friend of the RX
(email suffix**)
AVAILABLE for proposals
CH 47 - MHz *** Dual Circular *** *** 110x94 Up
327 - MHz 0.312 - 0.342 Circular with Hybrid,
Native Linear
11* 113* 15x14 111 F. Camilo
(camilo)
CH 430 - MHz 0.425 - 0.435 Dual Circular 20* 120* 9.5x8.5 83
430 - MHz 0.422 - 0.442 Dual Circular 11* 50* 12x10 60 C. Salter
(csalter)
ALFA 1.225-1.525 Dual Linear 10* 30* 3.8x3.3 ~30 ALFA
Friends
L-wide 1.15 - 1.73 Dual Linear 9-11* 25-40* 3.5x3.1 29 C. Salter
(csalter)
S-low 1.8 - 3.1 Dual Linear 8* 40* 2.0x1.8 33 T. Ghosh
(tghosh)
S-narrow 2.33 - 2.43 Dual Circular 10* 25* 2.0x1.8 26 M. Nolan
(nolan)
S-high 3-4 Dual Linear 7-10* 31-37* 1.5x1.35 DOWN T. Ghosh
(tghosh)
C 3.85 - 6.00 Dual Linear 4-8.5* 29-40* 1.0x0.9 28 C. Salter
(csalter)
C-high 5.9-8.1 Dual Linear
(dual beam in future)
2.5-7.5* 26-29* 0.75x0.65 374 C. Salter
(csalter)
X 7.8 - 10.2 Dual Circular 2.0-5.5* 28-32* 0.57x0.5 36 R. Minchin
(rminchin)
Archived 
(NO LONGER AVAILABLE FOR OBSERVING)
800 - MHz 0.705-0.800 Native Linear 9* 120* 6.3 DOWN R. Minchin
(rminchin)
610 - MHz 0.6075 - 0.6115 Dual Linear 11* 102* 8x7 DOWN C. Salter
(csalter)
L-wide_OLD 1.12 - 1.73 Dual Linear 8-11* 30-40* 3.6x3.4 DOWN C. Salter
(csalter)
L-narrow 1.280 - 1.50 Dual Circular 8-10* 25-30* 3.6x3.4 DOWN M. Lewis
(blewis)

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Tsys from last system check column, las updated: Sunday, 20-Apr-2014 09:00:06 AST by Gomathi (gomathi@naic.edu)

Other contents last updated Wednesday, 07-Dec-2011 by R. Minchin


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