13-19 March 2016
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The German Antarctic Receiving Station O’Higgins and its VLBI-capabilities

Presented by Mr. Christian PLöTZ on 14 Mar 2016 from 15:45 to 16:45
Type: Poster Presentation
Session: Poster1-3
Track: 3: Stations, Correlators, and Operations Centers
Board #: S3P3

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The German Antarctic Receiving Station (GARS) O’Higgins started in the early 1990th with regular VLBI operations. Because of its remote position on the Antarctic Peninsula, the VLBI observation was mostly restricted to the Antarctic summer month. New equipment, a continuous operation by the German Aerospace Center (DLR), and new realizations of observation schedules may open the door for regular observations over the whole year. The poster shows the upgrades carried out in hard- and software and the latest results.

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