News from the Precursor & Pathfinder facilities

ASKAP Report

ASKAP Commissioning – steady strides towards a major milestone ASKAP commissioning continues towards the delivery of Array Release 3 – an 18 antenna array and the commencement of phase two early science observations. This array will be a major milestone…Read more

Hydrogen Epoch of Reionization Array (HERA)

HERA construction is on-going with a goal of the full 350 elements in 2019. Currently efforts are focused on deploying the new systems, which replace everything except the antenna elements themselves. The new feeds operate from about 50-250 MHz and…Read more

Parkes Observatory

UWL First Light In May, the Ultra-wideband Low (UWL) receiver system was installed on the Parkes Telescope. Commissioning observations have been carried out in various observing modes, including pulsar searching, pulsar folding, continuum and spectral line. For the current semester…Read more