1. CRAF membership

The members of CRAF are appointed by ESF, after consultation through the appropriate channel. They are drawn among experts active in the field of spectrum management at radio astronomical institutes complemented by ESF and NSF representatives. The members represent their country or organization (in case of ESA, IRAM and IVS).
In present, CRAF has members from 20 countries from Europe and South Africa.

– The following scientific organizations are also members: ESA, IRAM and IVS.

Observatoire Royal de Belgique – Belgium
Ondrejov Astronomical Observatory – Czechia
Nançay Radio Observatory and Observatoire de Bordeaux – France
Metsähovi Radio Research Station – Finland
Max-Planck Institut für Radioastronomie – Germany
Aristoteleion University of Thessaloniki – Greece
FOMI Satellite Geodetic Observatory – Hungary
Istituto di Radioastronomia I.N.A.F. – Italy
Ventspils International Radio Astronomy Center – Latvia
Netherlands Foundation for Research in Astronomy – The Netherlands
Torun Radio Astronomy Observatory – Poland
Observatório Astronómico “Prof.Manuel de Barros” Universidade do Porto – Portugal
Council for Radio Astronomy, Russian Academy of Sciences – Russia
Observatorio Astronomico Nacional IGN – Spain
Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory – South Africa
Onsala Space Observatory – Sweden
Institute of Astronomy, ETH Zentrum – Switzerland
Erciyes University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences Department of Astronomy and Space Sciences – Turkey
Institute of Radio Astronomy of the National Academy of Sciences – Ukraine
Jodrell Bank Observatory and Mullard Radio Astronomy Observatory – United Kingdom

– The following organizations are represented in the committee:

European Space Agency (ESA)
Institut de Radio Astronomie Millimétrique (IRAM) (France, Germany, Spain).
International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry (IVS)

The European Science Foundation (ESF) is represented by a liaison officer.

The US National Science Foundation (NSF) is represented by a liaison officer

2. CRAF members

W. van Driel, Observatoire de Paris, GEPI, 5 place Jules Janssen, 92195 Meudon CEDEX, France, tel.: (+33)1 45 07 77 31, telefax: (+33)1 45 07 77 09, Email: wim.vandriel(at), URL:

V. Tornatore, Politecnico di Milano, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civil e Ambientale – Sezione Geodesia e Geomatica, Piazza Leonardo da Vinci 32, 20133 Milano, Italy, tel.: (+39) 02 23996502, telefax: (+39) 02 23996530, Email: vincenza.tornatore(at), URL:

Frequency Manager:
T. Hezareh, Max-Planck Institut für Radio Astronomie, Auf dem Huegel 69, D-53121 Bonn, Germany, Tel.: (+49) 228-525-285, Fax: (+49) 228-525-229, Email: thezareh(at)

Members (in alphabetical order):

R. Bachiller, Observatorio Astronomico Nacional IGN, c/ Alfonso XII, 3, E-28014 Madrid, Spain, tel.: (+34)91-8855060/(+34)91-8855061, telefax: (+34)91-8855062, Email: r.bachiller(at), URL:

V. Bezrukovs, Ventspils International Radio Astronomy Center, Inženieru iela 101, LV-3600 Ventspils, LATVIA, tel: (+371) 63629657, telefax: (+371) 63629660, Email: vladislavsb(at)

P. Bolli, INAF – Arcetri Astrophysical Observatory, Largo Enrico Fermi, 5, 50125, Firenze, Italy, tel.: (+39) 055 27 52 214, telefax: (+39) 055 22 00 39, Email: pbolli(at), URL:

L. M. Cupido, Instituto de Plasmas e Fusão Nuclear, Instituto Superior Técnico, Avenida Rovisco Pais, 1049-001 Lisboa, Portugal, tel: (+351) 21 841 7696, telefax: (+351) 21 841 7819, Email: cupido(at),

A. Faulkner, Cavendish Astrophysics (Mullard Radio Astronomy Observatory), University of Cambridge, Cavendish Laboratory, J J Thompson Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 0HE, United Kingdom tel.: (+44) 1223 764972, telefax: (+44) 1223 354599, Email: a.faulkner(at), URL:

H. Hase, representing the International VLBI Service (, Bundesamt für Kartographie und Geodäsie, Observatorio Geodésico TIGO, Universidad de Concepción, Casilla 4036, Correo 3, Concepción, Chile, tel.: (+56)41 220 7030, telefax: (+56)41 220 7031, Email: hayo.hase(at), URL1:, URL2:

K. Jiricka, Astronomical Observatory, 25165 Ondrejov, Czech Republic, tel.: (+420)323620154, telefax: (+420)323620110, Email: jiricka(at), URL:

J. Kallunki, Aalto University Metsähovi Radio Observatory, P.O.B. 11000, 00076 Aalto, Finland, tel.: (+358) 29-4424852, telefax: (+358) 9-256 4531, Email: juha.kallunki(at), URL:

A. A. Konovalenko, National Academy of Sciences, Department of Decameter Radio Astronomy, 4 Chervonopraporna Str., 61002 Kharkov, Ukraine, Email: akonov(at), URL:

I. Küçük, Erciyes University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences Department of Astronomy and Space Sciences, Talas Yolu, 38039 Kayseri, Turkey, tel.: (+90)352-437-49-01/33110, telefax: (+90)352-437-49-33, Email: kucuk(at), URL:

M. Lindqvist, Onsala Space Observatory, S 43900 Onsala, Sweden, tel.: (+46)31-7725508/3208, telefax: (+46)31-7725590, Email: Michael.Lindqvist(at), URL:

H. van der Marel, Stichting ASTRON, Oude Hoogeveensedijk 4, 7991 PD Dwingeloo, The Netherlands, tel.:(+31) 521-595762, telefax: (+31) 521-595101, Email: marel(at), URL:

E. Marelli, ESTEC/European Space Agency, PO Box 299, 2200 AG, Noordwijk, The Netherlands, tel: (+31)715-654305, telefax: (+31) 715-654598, Email: Edoardo.Marelli(at)

C. Marqué, Observatoire Royal de Belgique, Département de Physique Solaire, Avenue Circulaire, 3, B-1180 Bruxelles, Belgium, tel .: (+32)23736727, telefax .: (+32)23749822, Email: christophe.marque(at), URL:

M. Mingaliev, Special Astrophysical Observatory Nizhnij Arkhyz, Zelenchukskij region, 369167 Karachai-Cirkassian Republic, Russia, phone/fax: +7(87878)46527, Email: marat(at), URL:

C. A. Monstein, Radio Astronomy Group, Institute of Astronomy, ETH Zürich HIT J41.4, Wolfgang-Pauli-Strasse 27, CH-8049 Zürich, Switzerland, tel.: (+41)1-632 42 24, telefax (+41)1-632 12 05, Email: monstein(at), URL:

V. Piétu, Institut de Radio Astronomie Millimétrique (IRAM), 300 rue de la Piscine, Domaine Universitaire, 38406 St. Martin d’Hères, France, tel.(+33) 476822107, telefax: (+33) 476515938, Email: pietu(at), URL:

J. H. Seiradakis, Aristoteleion University of Thessaloniki, Department of Physics, Section of Astrophysics, Astronomy and Mechanics, GR-54124 Thessaloniki, Greece, tel: (+30) 231 0998173, telefax: (+30) 231 0995384, URL:

I. Thomas, Station de Radioastronomie de Nançay, 18330, France, tel.: (+33) 2 48 51 86 08, telefax: (+33) 2 48 51 83 18, Email: ivan.thomas(at), URL:

P. Thomasson, University of Manchester, Jodrell Bank Observatory, Macclesfield, Cheshire SK11 9DL, United Kingdom, tel.: (+44) 1477-571321, telefax: (+44) 1477-571618, Email: pt(at), URL:

A. Tiplady, SKA South Africa, 17 Baker Street, Rosebank 2196, Johannesburg, South Africa, tel.: (+27) 11 442 2434, telefax: (+27) 11 442-2454, Email: atiplady(at), URL:

J. B. Usowicz, Torun Centre for Astronomy, Department of Radio Astronomy, Gagarina 11, 87-100 Torun, Poland, tel.: (+48)56-6113035, telefax: (+48)56-6113009, Email: ju(at), URL:

B. Winkel, Max-Planck Institut für Radio Astronomie, Radio observatorium Effelsberg, Max-Planck-Strasse 28, 53902 Bad Münstereifel, Germany, Tel.: (+49) 2257 301-167/(+ 49) 228 73-3393, Email: bwinkel(at), URL:

VACANCY, FOMI Satellite Geodetic Observatory, P.O. Box 585, H-1592 Budapest, Hungary, tel.: (+36)27-??????, telefax: (+36)27-??????, URL:

European Science Foundation Liaison Officer:
J-C Worms, European Science Foundation, 1 quai Lezay-Marnésia, BP90015, F 67080 Strasbourg Cedex, France, tel.: (+33)3, telefax: (+33)3, Email: essc(at) URL:

United States National Science Foundation Liaison Officers:
T. L. Wilson, National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Blvd, Rm 1045 S, Arlington VA 22230, USA, tel.: (+1)703-292-8820, telefax: (+1)703-292-9034, Email: thwilson(at), URL:

M. Sharma, National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Blvd, Rm 1030 S, Arlington VA 22230, USA, tel.: (+1)703-292-4773, telefax: (+1)703-292-9034, Email: msharma(at), URL: