[Kraus in Ohio State classroom, 1970s]
In Ohio State classroom, helical antenna in background; 1970s. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Ohio State radio telescope antenna, August 1952]
Ohio State radio telescope antenna, August 1952. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Kraus at Big Ear antenna, late-1960s]
At Big Ear antenna, late 1960s. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Kraus high school graduation photo, 1926]
High school graduation, 1926. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Big Ear antenna, late-1960s]
Ohio State radio telescope, "Big Ear". (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Kraus in group, 1939]
L to R: Goudsmit, Yoakum, Heisenberg, Fermi, Kraus, 1939. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[John and Alice Kraus, 1997]
John and Alice Kraus, 1997. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Kraus with flattop beam antenna, 1939]
With flattop beam antenna, 1939. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Kraus cutting wood, 1965]
Cutting wood, summer 1965. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Kraus at APS special session, June 2003]
APS Special Session, June 2003. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Kraus with ham radio group, 1939]
With ham radio group, 1939. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)


NATIONAL RADIO ASTRONOMY OBSERVATORY ARCHIVES

Papers of John Daniel Kraus: Item listing

Notes and Papers -- Antennas -- Big Ear


TitleOhio State University - Ohio Wesleyan University joint agreement, 1950, 1956, 1973
Start Date1950
End Date1973
Notes1 folder
 [Range 6A Box 1]

TitleAnnual reports of the Radio Observatory Director
Start Date6/1960
End Date5/1982
Notes2 folders; second folder also includes 1987 report
 [Range 6A Box 1]

TitleFeed horns
Start Date1962
End Date1969
Notes1 folder
 [Range 6A Box 1]

TitleWaveguide data
Start Date1962
End Date1970
Notes1 folder
 [Range 6A Box 1]

TitleRadio observatory staff lists
Start Date1963
End Date1969
Notes1 folder
 [Range 6A Box 1]

TitleOhio State University astronomy - proposed 10 year program materials
Start Date1964
End Date1965
Notes1 folder
 [Range 6A Box 1]

TitleA proposed ten-year program for the development of ground-based astronomy at The Ohio State University
Start Date3/1965
Notes1 folder
 [Range 6A Box 1]

TitleNSF science development grant materials
Start Date1965
Notes1 folder
 [Range 6A Box 1]

TitlePrime data 1965 (dec setting instrument)
Start Date1965
Notes1 folder
 [Range 6A Box 1]

TitleMiscellany
Start Date1965
End Date1995
Notes1 folder
 [Range 6A Box 1]

TitleChoke horn tests
Start Date1966
Notes1 folder
 [Range 6A Box 1]

AuthorKeith R. Carver
TitleAn experimental study of the surface characteristics of the O.S.U. radio telescope standing paraboloid
Start Date6/10/1966
 [Range 6A Box 1]

Title1400 mc (big horn feed) patterns
Start Date1967
Notes1 folder
 [Range 6A Box 1]

TitleDe-icing
Start Date1967
Notes1 folder
 [Range 6A Box 1]

Title2650 MHz horn
Start Date1968
End Date1971
Notes1 folder
 [Range 6A Box 2]

AuthorPhilip D'Angelo
TitleStudy of the surface characteristics of the standing paraboloid radio telescope
Start Date8/21/1968
 [Range 6A Box 2]

TitleGround plane fence
Start Date1969
Notes1 folder
 [Range 6A Box 2]

AuthorEugene Hartquist
TitleNoise temperature measurements made in 2650 system
Start Date1/27/1971
NotesOSURO memorandum 1971-1
 [Range 6A Box 2]

AuthorJoseph Byrd
TitleNew solid reflector windage analysis
Start Date3/18/1971
NotesOSURO memorandum 1971-3
 [Range 6A Box 2]

AuthorDirk Baker
TitleTransmission through a wire grating
Start Date4/1971
NotesOSURO memorandum 1971-4
 [Range 6A Box 2]

AuthorC.W. Schultz
Title360 ft parabola measuring procedure
Start Date4/9/1971
NotesOSURO memorandum 1971-5
 [Range 6A Box 2]

TitleSETI proposal to NASA
Start Date1977
Notes1 folder
 [Range 6A Box 2]

TitleTracking tests
Start Date1977
Notes1 folder
 [Range 6A Box 2]

TitleObservatory memos
Start Date1977
End Date1990
Notes1 folder
 [Range 6A Box 2]

TitlePhotos
Start Date1980
Notes1 folder. Date approximate. Photos from Erich Pacht, extracted from a TV program called Big Ear: Listening for Little Green Men (per note from John Kraus, Jr)
 [Range 6A Box 2]

TitleFuture role of Ohio State University radio telescope
Start Date3/2/1983
Notes1 folder
 [Range 6A Box 2]

TitleTo Save a Telescope - press release
Start Date4/8/1983
Notes1 folder
 [Range 6A Box 2]

TitleNAAPO - Consortium invitation letter
Start Date11/14/1983
Notes1 folder
 [Range 6A Box 2]

TitleBrochure
Start Date1983
Notes1 folder, estimated date
 [Range 6A Box 2]

TitleCorrespondence
Start Date1983
Notes1 folder
 [Range 6A Box 2]

TitleCommittee to Save the Telescope
Start Date1983
Notes1 folder
 [Range 6A Box 2]

TitleRezoning
Start Date1983
Notes1 folder
 [Range 6A Box 2]

TitleSurvey and maps
Start Date1983
Notes1 folder
 [Range 6A Box 2]

TitleSinclair appraisal
Start Date1984
Notes1 folder
 [Range 6A Box 3]

TitleNAAPO News
Start Date1984
Notes1 folder
 [Range 6A Box 3]

TitleNAAPO meetings and notes
Start Date1984
Notes1 folder
 [Range 6A Box 3]

TitleNAAPO business plan
Start Date1984
Notes1 folder
 [Range 6A Box 3]

TitlePlanetary Society
Start Date1984
End Date1985
Notes1 folder
 [Range 6A Box 3]

TitlePress release
Start Date8/10/1985
Notes1 folder
 [Range 6A Box 3]

TitleOhio State University - Green Highlands Golf Course agreement
Start Date1985
Notes1 folder
 [Range 6A Box 3]

TitleElectroScience Laboratory - Compact Range
Start Date1986
End Date1994
Notes1 folder
 [Range 6A Box 3]

TitleAir Force contract F49682-86-C-0018
Start Date1987
End Date1991
Notes1 folder
 [Range 6A Box 3]

TitleOhio State University - Green Highlands Golf Course agreement
Start Date1989
Notes1 folder
 [Range 6A Box 3]

TitleProposal to the National Science Foundation to use Big Ear as a replacement for the NRAO 300 foot telescope
Start Date1989
End Date1990
Notes1 folder
 [Range 6A Box 3]

TitleCorrespondence
Start Date1989
End Date1990
Notes1 folder
 [Range 6A Box 3]

TitleNASA CANDOSETI Project
Start Date1989
End Date1992
Notes2 folders
 [Range 6A Box 3]

TitleFlat reflector motion retainer
Start Date1990
Notes1 folder
 [Range 6A Box 3]

TitleFeeds
Start Date1991
Notes1 folder
 [Range 6A Box 3]

TitleUpgrade for NASA
Start Date7/1991
End Date8/1991
Notes1 folder
 [Range 6A Box 3]

AuthorR.C. Ruddock; J.Y. Wu; L. Peters, Jr.
TitleFeed Designs for "Big Ear" Radio Telescope
Start Date9/1992
Notes1 folder. OSU ElectroScience Laboratory Technical Report 312246-1
 [Range 6A Box 3]

TitleBig Ear Room
Start Date1995
Notes1 folder. Correspondence and notes about possible displays in a "Big Ear Room"
 [Range 6A Box 3]

TitleDemolition
Start Date5/1998
Notes1 folder
 [Range 6A Box 3]

TitleHistoric marker dedication
Start Date11/5/2000
Notes1 folder. Photos, program for dedication of Ohio Historical Society marker
 [Range 6A Box 3]

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