Committee on Radio Astronomy Frequencies

 The Committee on Radio Astronomy Frequencies (CRAF) is a committee of the European Science Foundation (ESF).


Radio astronomy in Sweden:


Some details of the Onsala radio observatory:

geographic longitude:11o 55'35"
geographic latitude:57o 23'45"
altitude above sea level:10 meter
diameter telescope 1:25 meter
minimum elevation: 0o
diameter telescope 2:20 meter
minimum elevation: 3o

Available observing mode: single dish, Very Long Baseline Interferometry (VLBI).

Frequencies used currently:
Frequency bandObserving mode
1330.0 - 1400.0 MHzsingle dish, VLBI
1400.0 - 1427.0 MHzsingle dish, VLBI
1610.6 - 1613.8 MHzsingle dish
1660.0 - 1670.0 MHzsingle dish, VLBI
1718.8 - 1722.2 MHzsingle dish
2180 - 2370 MHzVLBI
2655 - 2690 MHzsingle dish, VLBI
2690 - 2700 MHzsingle dish, VLBI
3260.0 - 3267.0 MHzsingle dish
3332.0 - 3339.0 MHzsingle dish
3345.8 - 3352.5 MHzsingle dish
4800.0 - 4990.0 MHzsingle dish, VLBI
4990.0 - 5000.0 MHzsingle dish, VLBI
6650.0 - 6675.2 MHzsingle dish
8190 - 8930 MHzVLBI
10.6 - 10.7 GHzsingle dish
15.35 - 15.40 GHzsingle dish
22.01 - 22.21 GHzsingle dish
22.21 - 22.50 GHzsingle dish, VLBI
22.81 - 22.86 GHzsingle dish
23.07 - 23.12 GHzsingle dish
23.60 - 24.00 GHzsingle dish
31.2 - 31.8 GHzsingle dish
36.43 - 36.5 GHzsingle dish
42.5 - 43.5 GHzsingle dish, VLBI
47.2 - 50.2 GHzsingle dish
76.0 - 77.5 GHzsingle dish
77.5 - 78 GHzsingle dish
78 - 79 GHzsingle dish
79 - 81 GHzsingle dish
81 - 84 GHzsingle dish
84 - 86 GHzsingle dish
86 - 92 GHzsingle dish
92.0 - 94.0 GHzsingle dish
94.0 - 94.1 GHzsingle dish
94.1 - 95.0 GHzsingle dish
95.0 - 100.0 GHzsingle dish
100.0 - 102.0 GHzsingle dish
102.0 - 105.0 GHzsingle dish
105.0 - 109.5 GHzsingle dish
109.5 - 111.8 GHzsingle dish
111.8 - 114.25 GHzsingle dish
114.25 - 116 GHzsingle dish

Research programs: galactic and extra-galactic molecular line radio astronomy, Very Long Baseline Interferometry.


Last modified: April 19, 2007