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Coverage e-Callisto

Observation coverage and Antennas of the Solar Radio Spectrometer network e-Callisto

1. General documents about Callisto File Issue
Metsähovi observatory, Finland. Small log-per attached to the rim of a 37 GHz parabolic dish tracking the sun.
Observations 170 MHz - 870 MHz in linear, horizontal polarization.

File-ID = MRO


Ondrejov observatory, Czech Republic. Original "Würzburg Riese" (German Radar dish of World War II) 7m dish with linear polarized feed covering 150 MHz - 870 MHz

File-ID = OSRA


Bleien observatory Switzerland.
7m parabolic dish tracking the sun. Feed: log-per 100 MHz - 4 GHz, currently observing 170 MHz - 870 MHz in two polarizations LHCP and RHCP.

File-ID = BLEN7M
File-ID = BLENSW
File-ID = PHOENIX2
File-ID = PHOENIX3
File-ID = BINGO
File-ID = HIMAP
File-ID = SWISS-BLEN7M
File-ID = SWISS-BLENSW
File-ID = SWISS-BLEN5M

Solar observations switched off 2015


Station Humain of Royal Observatory of Belgium.
Log-per feed CLP-5130 attached to the rim of an old parabolic dish. The dish is tracking the sun. Linear polarization
45 MHz - 870 MHz

File-ID = ROB
File-ID = HUMAIN
Birr castle, Ireland. Antenna operated by TCD. Antenna is tracking the sun in linear horizontal polarization. Observations in two bands, 45 MHz - 870 MHz and 20 MHz - 90 MHz

File-ID = BIR
File-ID = BIRO

Anchorage, Alaska. Log-per horizontally polarized, tracking the sun only in azimuth. Observing range 210 MHz - 420 MHz

File-ID = ALASKA (obsolete)
File-ID = ALASKA-ANCHORAGE

HAARP-site, Gakona, Alaska. Antenna TCI-540 . Observing range 4 MHz - 40 MHz

File-ID = ALASKA-HAARP

COHOE Alaska. Antenna dual polarization LWA. Observing range 45 MHz - 90 MHz

File-ID = ALASKA-COHOE


KASI Daejeon, South Korea. Large log-per horizontal polarization tracking the sun in azimuth and elevation. Observations 45 MHz - 870 MHz.

File-ID = KASI

Antenna Mongolia
RCAG Khurel Togoot near Ulaan Baatar, Mongolia. Log-per horizontally polarized in fixed sky position (sun-rise). Observations  175 MHz - 450 MHz.

File-ID = RCAG (<2017.09.13)
File-ID = MONGOLIA
File-ID = MONGOLIA-UB


ISTP Badary near Irkutsk, Russian Federation. Log-per mounted on the upper rim of a dish. Polarization rotates while the sun is tracked during the day. Observations 45 MHz - 450 MHz

File-ID = SSRT


Station 'Orbita' near Almaty, Kazakhstan. The log-per made of titanium is mounted at the lower rim of the 12m dish. Observations 45 MHz - 870 MHz in linear horizontal polarization.

File-ID = ALMATY


IIA in Gauribidanur near Bangalore, India. Linear polarized log-per pointing to zenith.Observations 45 MHz - 410 MHz.

File-ID = GAURI


TIFR, Ooty Tamil Nadu, India.
Linear polarized log-per pointing to zenith.Observations 45 MHz - 450 MHz.

File-ID = OOTY

2 instruments (FC=58, FC=59)


UoM, Poste de Flacq Mauritius. Linear polarized log-per pointing to zenith. Observations 45 MHz - 870 MHz

File-ID = MRT
File-ID = MRT1
File-ID = MRT2
File-ID = MRT3

3 instruments


UNAM Mexico. Linear horizontally polarized log-per observing 170 MHz - 450 MHz.
No sun-tracker, fixed in sky-position.

File-ID = UNAM


Hans Michlmayr Perth, Australia. Linear log-per horizontally polarized tracking the sun. Observations 45 MHz - 870 MHz.

File-ID = PERTH


CINESPA Costa Rica. Unknown feed on parabolic dish in fixed sky position. Status unknown

File-ID = CINESPA


INPE Cachoeira Paulista, Brazil. Two orthogonal linear polarized log-per in fixed sky-position.
Status currently unknown.

File-ID = INPE
Coverage Helwan
log-per Helwan
SWMC Space Weather Monitoring Center Helwan University,
Egypt
Logarithmic-periodic
antenna 6m x 6m

File-ID = SWMC
Coverage Crimea
Array Crimea
Radio Astronomy Laboratory of CrAO, RT-22
Katsively, Yalta
Crimea, Ukraine

File-ID = KRIM
Pune coverage
log-per Pune
University of Pune, Institute for electronic science.

File-ID = PUNE
File-ID = INDIA-IISERP

Longitude=73.9°
Latitude=18.5°
Coverage Hurbanovo
Antenne log-per Hurbanovo
SCO
Slovak Central Observatory Hurbanovo, Slovakia
Latitude=47.5°N
Longitude=18.0°E

Antenna:
CLP-5130 Create

File-ID = HURBANOVO
Coverage Trieste
Antenna Trieste
Trieste Astronomical Observatory
via G.B. Tiepolo 11
I-34131 Trieste
Location: Basovizza (Trieste), Italy
Latitude: 45°38′37″N
Longitude: 13°52′34″E
Altitude: 400 m
Telescope: Single steerable paraboloid
Diameter: 10 m
Area: 70 m2
Height: 16.4 m

File-ID = TRIEST

Nairobi coverage
Antenna Nairobi
University of Nairobi, Kenya

File-ID = KENYA
Coverage Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
Antenna ANGKASA Malaysia
Callisto project in Malaysia is hosted by Malaysian National Space Agency (ANGKASA) and there are three (3) universities that collaborate in this project: (1) University of Malaya, (2) University Kebangsaan Malaysia and (3) Universiti Teknologi MARA.

File-ID = MALAYSIA
File-ID = Malaysia-Banting
currently 5 instruments
Coverage Glasgow Antenna LPDA Glasgow Observatory at Acre Road, University of Glasgow.

Antenna: CREATE LPDA connected to a MiniCircuit low noise pramplifier.

File-ID = GLASGOW
coverage Peralejos Spain Antenna Peralejos Spain Observatory Peralejos, Spain
University of Alcala;
Antenna: CREATE CLP-5130

File-ID = Melibea
File-ID = PERALEJOS
File-ID = SPAIN-PERALEJOS
coverage Sigüenza Spain Antenna Sigüenza Spain Observatory Sigüenza, Spain
Altitude 1040 masl.
Antenna: CREATE CLP-5130

File-ID = SPAIN-SIGUENZA
coverage Alcala Spain Antenna Alcala Spain Observatory Alcala, Spain
Antenna: 436CP42UG and 2MCP22, both from M2

File-ID = SPAIN-ALCALA
Hawaii in preparation, spectrometer delivered
Coverage Roswll Roswell NM Observatory Roswell New Mexico, USA

Antenna: CREATE LPDA

File-ID = ROSWELL_NM
coverage Roztoky Roztoky antenna Observatory Roztoky, eastern Slovakia
Antenna: CREATE CLP_5130-1

File-ID = ROZTOKY
Coverage Sri Lanka Antenna Sri Lanka Arthur C Clarke Institute (ACCIMT), Colombo, Sri Lanka. The location of the CALLISTO system is
6o 47 37’’ N,
79o 53 53’’ E
Altitude  40 m

File-ID = ACCIMT-SRI
Coverage South Africa LPDA SANSA SANSA South African National Space Agency
Hermanus, South Africa

34.42°S
19.22°E

File-ID = SANSA
File-ID = SHERCLS1
File-ID = SOUTHAFRICA-SANSA
Coverage Indonesia Crew Indonesia. Callisto Solar Radio Telescope at Bosscha Observatory, Lembang, Indonesia
Longitude: 107°37’0.5’’ E
Latitude: 6°49’ 29.6’’ S
Altitude: 1310 m
Antenna:  CLP 5130-1
File-ID = BOSSCHA-ITB, INDONESIA, BIAK, SUMEDANG, TOMOHOHN
Coverage Essen Bicone Essen
Walter Hohmann Sternwarte in Essen, Germany.
Longitude: 6.9790°E
Latitude: 51.3938°N
Altitude: 120 m
File-ID = ESSEN
coverage LMRO Australia antenna LMRO Leon Mow Radio Observatory LMRO,
12 km north of Heathcote, central Victoria Australia

Longitude = 144.675440°
Latitude = -36.804623°
Altitude = 239 m

File-ID = LMRO_Australia
Coverage Lima Antenna Lima
CONIDA,
San Isidro
Lima Peru

Longitude: 77°03′27" West of Greenwich
Latitude: 12°06′51″ South
Altitude: 125 m
File-ID = SanIsidro, CONIDA_SI
Coverage Rwanda Antenna Kigali University of Rwanda, Kigali

File_ID = RWANDA
Coverage Karachi Antenna Karachi SUPARCO, Karachi
Pakistan

File_ID = SONP

Longitude 67° East
Latitude 25° North
Altitude 8m
Mexaco Antenna Mexaco UNAM - Instituto de Geofsica Unidad Michoacan
Servicio de Clima Espacial - MX

Latitude : 19.817
Longitude : -101.583

File_ID = CALLISTO_MEX
or
File_ID = MEXART
Antenna view Heiterswil LWA Heiterswil Observatory "Scherrer" in Heiterswil near Wattwil, Switzerland

Latitude: 47.30472°North
Longitude: 9.12944°East

Altitude: 990 m asl

File_ID = HEITERSWIL, Heiterswill-CH, SWISS-HEITERSWIL
Coverage Greenland
R=Sun rise, S=Sun set.
LWA Greenland Observatory ISR Kellyville near Kangarlussuaq, Greenland.

File_ID = GREENLAND
Observatory University of Ganhinagar/Ahmedabad, India

File_ID = INDIA-KSV
Observatory University of Mekelle, Ethiopia.

File_ID = ETHIOPIA
Antares Observatory ANTARES, Michelbach Austria.

File_ID = AUSTRIA, AUSTRIA-MICHELBACH
Observatory Lustbühel, University of Graz, Austria.

File_ID = AUSTRIA-UNIGRAZ
coverage Montevideo
Observatory OALM, Montevideo Uruguay.

File_ID = URUGUAY
Observatory Hirt,
Muhen Switzerland

File_ID = SWISS-MUHEN

LWA-Antenna (in the back) is home built by
Peter H., Muhen
Both linear polarizations of LWA are converted into circular polarization.
Also an up-converter is installed to observe down to ~15 MHz

LWA-FEE and LWAPC-Q were procured from Reeve, Anchorage.

LPDA with rotator is observing 45 MHz - 870 MHz
Udaipur Solar Observatory
Udaipur, Rajasthan, India

File_ID = INDIA-UDAIPUR
Tribhuvan University,
Prithvi Narayan Campus
Pokhara, Nepal

File_ID = NEPAL
coverage Arecibo LWA Arecibo Arecibo observatory
Puerto Rico

File_ID = PuertoRico-Arecibo
coverage IRSOL antenna IRSOL IRSOL observatory
Locarno Monti, Switzerland

File_ID = SWISS-IRSOL
Coverage Algeria Antenna CRAAG CRAAG observatory
Boumerdes, Algeria

File_ID = ALGERIA-CRAAG
Coverage Landschlacht LWA Landschlacht SWISS observatory
Landschlacht, Switzerland

File_ID = SWISS-LANDSCHLACHT

Coverage Nashik Antenna Nashik NASHIK observatory
Nashik, India

File_ID = INDIA-Nashik
Coverage Grotniki Antenna Grotniki GROTNIKI observatory
Grotniki, Poland

File_ID = POLAND-Grotniki

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia spectrometer delivered, not much progress so far ...
Potential candiates: Ecuador, Turkey, Cuba, Cote d'Ivoire, Taiwan, China, La Réunion, Costa Rica, Thailand, Paraguay.
map
Current map, generated by PYTHON script
Earth coverage
IDL map from 2015
Map of Callisto spectrometers
Left image: real time, generated in PYTHON

Right image: 2015, generated in IDL