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Accession Number N20130009594
Title Warkworth 12-m VLBI Station: WARK12M.
Publication Date Jun 2012
Media Count 4p
Personal Author H. Takiguchi S. Gulyaev S. Weston T. Natusch
Abstract The Warkworth 12-m Radio Telescope is operated by the Institute for Radio Astronomy and Space Research (IRASR) at AUT University, Auckland, New Zealand. This report briefly reviews the characteristics of the 12-m VLBI station. We report on a number of technical developments; integration of the station DBBC with the Field System pointing algorithm, installation of a MET4 weather sensor and an experimental phase calibration system. We discuss work being done to improve the determination of ocean tide loading effects for the site and report on efforts to develop the capability to participate in EOP experiments.
Keywords Calibrating
New zealand
Ocean currents
Radio telescopes
Very long base interferometry

Source Agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NTIS Subject Category 55A - Aeronomy
54C - Astrophysics
Corporate Author Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1319
Contract Number N/A

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