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Installation Week #4

  HBA field is finally installed, last tile placed June 22 2011. All the tools have been sent to the next installation site, which starts a week from now at Kilpisjärvi, Finland. All LBA meches have been placed, and 69 LBA … Continue reading

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Installation Week #3

73 tiles installed, 24 more to go next week 192 markers positioned for LBA antennas 47 LBA meshes placed and anchored Four LBA antennas erected The fence installation have started,  and now two meter high fence poles is surrounding the … Continue reading

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Installation Week #2

12 trucks with total of 49 tiles and lids have been delivered so far, 39 tiles is installed and 10 in storage for next week, Thursday we had rain and high wind speeds and managed only to place one tile, … Continue reading

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Installation Week #1

Delivery of tiles and lids have continued, six trucks have been sucessfully unloaded so far 20 tiles with lids is now stored and secured under tarpaulins at the site. Cords with over thousand bowline knots tied to anchors 860 meters … Continue reading

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Installation Countdown…

The latest weeks have been very intense with preparations prior the LOFAR installation. The HBA surface is now accepted and handed over to OSO and the first transports with installation tools and HBA-tiles have been delivered. A team of total … Continue reading

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2011-03-29 Onsala LOFAR Status Report

First rays of spring sun thaws the LOFAR field

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