• CRAF now has a LinkedIn page
    In addition to our social media activities on Twitter/X and Facebook, we now launched a page on LinkedIn. We will use this to inform our followers about the progress at the WRC-23 and other interesting developments. In order to keep our readers happy until they wait for the WRC to start, we currently present the … Read more
  • CRAF submits WRC-23 position paper to ITU-R
    By Waleed Madkour and Benjamin Winkel The World Radiocommunication Conference 2023 The next ITU-R World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC) will take place in Dubai (UAE) from Nov 20 to Dec 15, 2023. Thousands of participants will meet for four weeks to work on possible new allocations to radio services and changes to the Radio Regulations and … Read more
  • Astronomy and Satellite Constellations: Pathways Forward
    By Fabio Giovanardi and Michael Lindqvist Several CRAF members participated in the IAU385 Symposium, October 2023. It took place against the stunning backdrop of La Palma in the Canary Islands. This remarkable event was organised by the International Astronomical Union’s (IAU) new specialised center, the Centre for the Protection of the Dark and Quiet Sky … Read more
  • Preserving your skies since 1988: CRAF publishes periodic review of the years 2011-2021
    The Committee on Radio Astronomy Frequencies (CRAF) is an Expert Committee of the European Science Foundation (ESF). The ESF has several expert committees and every few years, a review of each of them is performed to keep track of the progress, but also provide valuable feedback to the committees from renowned external reviewers related to … Read more
  • Norwegian Mapping Authority, Kartverket, becomes full CRAF member
    By Leif Morten Tangen and Michael Lindqvist The Norwegian Mapping Authority, Kartverket, became a full member of CRAF in June, 2023. The observatory, operated by Kartverket, is located at Brandal laguna in Ny-Ålesund, Svalbard. It is an internationally established fundamental geodetic VLBI station, which includes two 13.2 m telescopes inaugurated 2018, with receivers covering the … Read more

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