NRAO Colloquium

Date: Fri. 12 Feb, 2016 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Duration: 1 Hour
Location: NRAO

Matt Fleming  (Minex Engineering Corp./Retired U.C. Berkeley) is the guest speaker for the NRAO-NM colloquium. His talk is titled “Dish Antenna Mechanical Designs in consideration of NGVLA Needs.” 11 a.m. in the auditorium of the Domenici Science Operations Center (NRAO).  While considering the mechanical designs for an antenna that might be useful to the NGVLA many opportunities and challenges are raised.  Fleming will outline some of the important features of an appropriate mechanical design.  The discussion will draw on his experience with BIMA antennas used at CARMA, the ATA antennas at Hat Creek, and the SKA prototype installed at Dominion ARO in Canada.  The presentation will contain more conceptual statements than specific or detailed design information.

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