[NRAO logo]
NRAO logo  


[NRAO dedication, 1957]
NRAO dedication, 1957. NRAO/AUI image


[Dedication of the 85 foot Tatel telescope]
85 foot Tatel Telescope dedication, 1958. NRAO/AUI image


[85 foot Tatel telescope]
85 foot Tatel Telescope. NRAO/AUI image


[Struve at groundbreaking for 300 foot telescope]
Struve at 300 foot ground breaking, 1961. NRAO/AUI image


[300 foot telescope]
300 foot telescope. NRAO/AUI image


[140 Foot telescope ground breaking]
140 foot telescope ground breaking, 1958. NRAO/AUI image


[NRAO 140 Foot telescope]
NRAO 140 Foot telescope. NRAO/AUI image


[Green Bank Interferometer]
Green Bank Interferometer. NRAO/AUI image


[VLA dedication]
VLA dedication, 1980. NRAO/AUI image


[VLA]
VLA. NRAO/AUI image


[AIPS logo]
AIPS logo. NRAO/AUI image


[VLBA Pie Town antenna]
VLBA Pie Town antenna. NRAO/AUI image


[300 foot telescope after 1988 collapse]
300 foot after collapse, 1988. NRAO/AUI image


[GBT ground breaking]
GBT ground breaking, 1991. NRAO/AUI image


[Green Bank Telescope]
Green Bank Telescope. NRAO/AUI image


[Christening block at ALMA Camp ground breaking]
Alma Camp ground breaking. NRAO/AUI image


[ALMA]
ALMA. NRAO/AUI image


[4 NRAO Directors]
Lo, Vanden Bout, Roberts, Heeschen - 4 NRAO Directors at 50th anniversary. NRAO/AUI image


NATIONAL RADIO ASTRONOMY OBSERVATORY ARCHIVES

Records of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory: Folder listing

Largest Feasible Steerable Telescope


ItemTypeNotes and papers
TitleLFST - Antenna Design Studies
Start Date1957
End Date1963
Notes1 folder. Includes correspondence, notes, proposals, memos, blueprints, budget
 [Range 3A Box LFST 1]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorD.S. Kennedy
TitleTechnical Proposal for an Investigation of Feed Systems for a Spherical Reflector
Start Date1/1959
NotesTP-181
 [Range 3A Box LFST 1]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorWiley Electronics
TitleProposal for Study and Developmment of Line Feeds for a Spherical Antenna of Six Hundred Forty Feet Electromagnetic Aperture and 110 [degree] Scan
Start Date4/2/1959
 [Range 3A Box LFST 1]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorD.S. Kennedy and Co.
TitleTechnical Proposal for a 250 foot Diameter Tracking Antenna
Start Date5/1959
End Date6/1959
Notes1 folder. Includes correspondence and proposals
 [Range 3A Box LFST 1]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorD.S. Kennedy
TitleInterim Report on Feed Systems for Spherical Reflectors
Start Date6/1959
NotesTP-242
 [Range 3A Box LFST 1]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorLockheed Electronics Company
TitleFlare Star Antenna Design Study
Start Date1961
End Date1962
Notes1 folder. Includes correspondence, report, blueprints
 [Range 3A Box LFST 1]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorLockheed Electronics Company
TitleReflecting Cross Antenna: Lockheed Study
Start Date1961
End Date1963
Notes1 folder. Includes correspondence, reports, purchase order
 [Range 3A Box LFST 1]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorE. R. Faelten
Title300 foot Steerable Antenna Design: E. R. Faelten Study, Estimate and Report
Start Date1961
End Date1965
Notes2 folders. Includes correspondence, reports, notes, blueprints, photos.
 [Range 3A Box LFST 1A]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorE. R. Faelten
TitleEngineering Proposal: 300 Foot Diameter Alt-Az Antenna
NotesUndated, est. date 1963. Proposal to Office of Naval Research for 300 foot alt-az antenna for the Naval Research Laboratory
 [Range 3A Box LFST 1A]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorE. R. Faelten
TitleProposal for the Design of a 150 Alt-Az Antenna
NotesUndated, est. date 1963. Proposal to Office of Naval Research for 150 foot alt-az antenna for the Naval Research Laboratory
 [Range 3A Box LFST 1A]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorRohr Corporation
Title300 foot Steerable Antenna Design: Rohr Aircraft Corporation
Start Date1961
Notes1 folder. Includes correspondence
 [Range 3A Box LFST 2]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
TitleBenelux Cross Antenna
Start Date5/6/1961
End Date8/13/1962
Notes1 folder. Benelux Cross Antenna Project Technical Reports nos.3, 7, 9-17, 19-20
 [Range 3A Box LFST 2]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorITT Federal Laboratories
Title3000 foot radio telescope
Start Date8/1961
Notes1 folder. Filed with report: Minutes, conference on very large antennas, 1960 May 5
 [Range 3A Box LFST 2]

ItemTypeCorrespondence
Title300 foot alt-azimuth telescope preliminary studies - correspondence
Start Date8/18/1961
End Date12/5/1961
Notes1 folder
 [Range 3A Box LFST 2]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorGoodyear Aircraft Corporation
TitleAntenna Design Study: Goodyear Aircraft Corporation
Start Date1962
End Date1963
Notes1 folder. Includes correspondence, report
 [Range 3A Box LFST 2]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorITT Federal Laboratories
TitleAntenna Design Study: ITT Federal Laboratories
Start Date1962
End Date1963
Notes1 folder. Includes correspondence, notes, ITT Technical Proposal no. 64020
 [Range 3A Box LFST 2]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorBattelle Memorial Institute
TitleBattelle Memorial Institute Proposal
Start Date1962
End Date1964
Notes1 folder. Includes correspondence, proposal
 [Range 3A Box LFST 2]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorBlaw-Knox Company
TitleBlaw-Knox Company Proposal
Start Date1962
End Date1963
Notes1 folder. Includes correspondence, proposal
 [Range 3A Box LFST 2]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorDalmo Victor Company
TitleDalmo Victor Company
Start Date1962
End Date1963
Notes1 folder. Includes correspondence, proposal
 [Range 3A Box LFST 2]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorFreeman, Fox & Partners
TitleFreeman, Fox & Partners Proposal
Start Date1962
End Date1963
Notes1 folder. Includes correspondence, telegram
 [Range 3A Box LFST 2]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorHughes Aircraft Company
TitleHughes Aircraft Company Proposal
Start Date1962
End Date1963
Notes1 folder. Includes correspondence, proposal
 [Range 3A Box LFST 3]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorKennedy Antenna Division, Electronic Specialty Co.
TitleKennedy Antenna Division, Electronic Specialty Co. Proposal
Start Date1962
End Date1963
Notes1 folder. Includes correspondence, feasibility study; response to 11/8/1962 Request for Proposal
 [Range 3A Box LFST 3]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorNorth American Aviation
TitleNorth American Aviation, Inc. Proposal
Start Date1962
End Date1963
Notes1 folder. Includes correspondence, technical proposal for antenna design study; response to 11/8/1962 Request for Proposal
 [Range 3A Box LFST 3]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorRadio Corporation of America
TitleRadio Corporation of American Proposal
Start Date1962
End Date1963
Notes1 folder. Includes correspondence; response to 11/8/1962 Request for Proposal
 [Range 3A Box LFST 3]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorRohr Corporation
TitleRohr Corporation Proposal
Start Date1962
End Date1963
Notes1 folder. Includes correspondence, technical proposal, information about Rohr Corp., response to 11/8/1962 Request for Proposal
 [Range 3A Box LFST 3]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorSperry Gyroscope Company
TitleSperry Gyroscope Company Proposal
Start Date1962
Notes1 folder. Includes correspondence, notes, proposal, information about Sperry, journal cut, reprints, response to 11/8/1962 Request for Proposal
 [Range 3A Box LFST 3]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorAntenna Systems, Inc.
TitleTechnical Proposal for Design Study Program (for large steerable telescopes)
Start Date1962
End Date1963
Notes1 folder. Includes correspondence, proposal
 [Range 3A Box LFST 3]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorTechnical Research Group
Title300 foot Steerable Antenna Design: Technical Research Group
Start Date1962
End Date1964
Notes1 folder. Includes correspondence, report
 [Range 3A Box LFST 3]

ItemTypeCorrespondence
Titlevon Hoerner Telescope
Start Date2/15/1962
End Date9/16/1964
Notes1 folder. Includes correspondence, memos
 [Range 3A Box LFST 3]

ItemTypeCorrespondence
TitleCorrespondence with Lear Siegler on LFST
Start Date11/8/1962
End Date5/11/1966
Notes1 folder. Includes correspondence, contracts, and other related material
 [Range 3A Box LFST 3]

ItemTypeCorrespondence
TitleLFST - General - 1963-1964
Start Date1963
End Date1964
Notes1 folder. Includes correspondence, notes, meeting notes
 [Range 3A Box LFST 4]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorRohr Corporation
Title400 ft Diameter Transit Type Radio Telescope for AUI at NRAO, Green Bank, WV: blueprints
Start Date1963
End Date1964
Notes3 folders. Blueprints
 [Range 3A Box LFST 4]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorE. R. Faelten
Title400 foot Transit Radio Telescope Design
Start Date1963
Notes1 folder. Includes correspondence, reports, blueprints
 [Range 3A Box LFST 5]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorRohr Corporation
Title100 meter Fully Steerable Telescope - Rohr Corp. Design
Start Date1963
End Date1965
Notes1 folder. Includes correspondence, memos, letters of transmittal, reports
 [Range 3A Box LFST 5]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorUniversity of California Radio Astronomy Laboratory
Title328 foot (100 meters) Radio Telescope Preliminary Structural Design Report
Start Date1963
Notes1 folder. Includes correspondence, report, blueprints
 [Range 3A Box LFST 5]

ItemTypeCorrespondence
Title400 foot antenna
Start Date1/25/1963
End Date4/4/1964
Notes1 folder. Includes correspondence, memos, notes
 [Range 3A Box LFST 5]

ItemTypeCorrespondence
TitleAntenna design studies - budget
Start Date1/28/1963
End Date3/1/1963
Notes1 folder. Includes correspondence, memos, graphs
 [Range 3A Box LFST 5]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorNorth American Aviation
TitleDesign description of 600-foot radio transit telescope [proposal]
Start Date6/21/1963
Notes2 folders. Proposal to utilize existing Sugar Grove site and structure; page 1 of Introduction missing from bound volume.
 [Range 3A Box LFST 5]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorNorth American Aviation
TitleDesign description of 600-foot radio transit telescope [correspondence]
Start Date9/20/1963
End Date10/8/1963
Notes1 folder. Correspondence related to North American Aviation proposal to utilize existing Sugar Grove site and structure.
 [Range 3A Box LFST 5]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorLear Siegler
TitleAntenna design study for Associated Universities, Inc., The National Radio Astronomy Observatory
Start Date9/25/1963
Notes2 folders
 [Range 3A Box LFST 6]

ItemTypeCorrespondence
TitleLFSP chronology: file collected by Maxwell M. Small, including notes, memos, correspondence
Start Date10/3/1963
End Date1964
Notes1 folder. Materials collected and annotated by Maxwell M. Small; title from Small's cover label. File presumably passed on to Findlay when Small left NRAO. Includes notes, memos, correspondence, reprints, and newspaper clippings.
 [Range 3A Box LFST 6]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorLear Siegler
TitleProposal for a feasibility study of a 500 ft diameter radio telescope
Start Date1964
Notes1 folder.
 [Range 3A Box LFST 6]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorRohr Corporation
TitleEngineering Summary of a Feasibility Study for a 328-foot Diameter (100 Meter) Fully Steerable Radio Telescope
Start Date1964
Notes30+ page report
 [Range 3A Box LFST 6]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorRohr Corporation
TitleGeneral Design Data for a 100-Meter Radio Telescope
Start Date3/16/1964
Notes1 folder. Includes design details, blueprints
 [Range 3A Box LFST 6]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorRohr Corporation
TitleGeneral Design Data for a 100-Meter Radio Telescope: Appendices
Start Date3/16/1964
Notes1 folder. Includes design details, blueprints
 [Range 3A Box LFST 6]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorWarren D. White
TitleCollection of reprints on reflector antennas with covering letter
Start Date4/21/1964
Notes1 folder. Covering letter to John W. Findlay dated 4/21/1964, accompanying reprints mostly undated
 [Range 3A Box LFST 6]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorRohr Corporation
TitleSummary information, 328 foot antenna
Start Date5/1964
Notes1 folder.
 [Range 3A Box LFST 6]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorEdgar R. Faelten
TitlePreliminary Design Study for a 500 Foot Alt-Az Radio Telescope Concept of Dr. Sebastian von Hoerner
Start Date6/3/1964
NotesDate from drawings
 [Range 3A Box LFST 7]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorMax Small
TitleVery large antenna - LFSP
Start Date6/21/1964
End Date2/8/1966
NotesDiary notebook. Pasted on page 1 verso: article dated 6/21/64 from Charleston Gazette on Fred Hoyle's proposal to revise Einstein's theory of relativity.
 [Range 3A Box LFST 7]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorNorth American Aviation
TitleTechnical proposal for 100 foot transportable antenna for Arecibo
Start Date9/10/1964
NotesCover letters dated 1964 October 14
 [Range 3A Box LFST 7]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorJohn W. Findlay
TitleThe floating sphere antenna
Start Date12/1964
NotesLFSP/JWF/2
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 3A Box LFST 7]

ItemTypeCorrespondence
TitleLFST - General - 1965
Start Date1965
Notes1 folder. Includes correspondence, project schedule and cost estimates, initial reports and comments
 [Range 3A Box LFST 7]

ItemTypeCorrespondence
TitleLFST - Formation of Working Group, 1965-1968
Start Date1965
End Date1968
Notes1 folder. Correspondence, notes, resumes, contracts
 [Range 3A Box LFST 7]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
TitleLFST - Working Group - Meeting Notices and Minutes
Start Date1965
End Date1967
Notes1 folder. Notices, minutes, distribution lists
 [Range 3A Box LFST 7]

ItemTypeCorrespondence
TitleLFSP chronology: file collected by Maxwell M. Small, including notes, memos, correspondence
Start Date1/1965
End Date10/1966
Notes2 folders. Materials collected and annotated by Maxwell M. Small; title from Small's cover label. File presumably passed on to Findlay when Small left NRAO. Includes notes, memos, correspondence, reprints, and newspaper clippings.
 [Range 3A Box LFST 7]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
TitleLFST 500 ft parabolic antenna design study
Start Date1965
NotesIncludes reports, correspondence
 [Range 3A Box LFST 8]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorOtto Heine
TitleLargest Feasible Steerable Paraboloid Complete Study "Concrete Sphere"
Start Date1965
NotesReport
 [Range 3A Box LFST 8]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorE. R. Faelten
TitleLFST Drawings
Start Date1965
End Date1966
NotesIncludes drawings, notes, memos
 [Range 3A Box LFST 8]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorE. R. Faelten
TitleLFST: 600'x840' Fixed Elevation Spherical Antenna Revisions to Towers 1 thru 6
Start Date1965
NotesBlueprints
 [Range 3A Box LFST 8]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorAnthony M. Isber
TitlePointing accuracy and surface accuracy of Cassegrain reflector systems
Start Date1965
NotesUndated - estimated date. In same file as 1965 210 foot advanced antenna system report from Rohr Corp
 [Range 3A Box LFST 9]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorE. R. Faelten
TitlePreliminary Design for 600' x 840' Spherical, Fixed Elevation Radio Telescope
Start Date1965
NotesUndated - estimated date. Report
 [Range 3A Box LFST 9]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorRohr Corporation
Title210 foot advanced antenna system
Start Date1965
 [Range 3A Box LFST 9]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorJohn W. Findlay
TitleThe largest feasible steerable filled-aperture telescope
Start Date1/14/1965
NotesLFSP/JWF/1
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 3A Box LFST 9]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorRohr Corporation
TitleUnsolicited Proposal for the Engineering Design of a 328-foot Diameter (100 meter) Fully Steerable Radio Telescope
Start Date2/4/1965
Notes1 folder. Includes correspondence, proposal
 [Range 3A Box LFST 9]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorE. R. Faelten
TitleThe largest feasible steerable filled-aperture telescope
Start Date2/5/1965
End Date6/9/1967
Notes1 folder. Includes correspondence, memos, reports, blueprints, drawings
 [Range 3A Box LFST 9]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorJohn W. Findlay
TitleThe largest feasible steerable paraboloid
Start Date2/11/1965
NotesLFSP/JWF/3 Report includes two reprints on large telescopes by R.N. Bracewell
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 3A Box LFST 9]

ItemTypeCorrespondence
TitleOtto Heine File
Start Date2/25/1965
End Date4/15/1968
NotesCorrespondence, drawings, reports (3 folders)
 [Range 3A Box LFST 10]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorJohn W. Findlay
TitleThe fixed elevation transit telescope
Start Date3/4/1965
NotesLFSP/JWF/4
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 3A Box LFST 10]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorRyan Aeronautical Company
TitleProposal for study of beam pointing and gain correction of large spherical antennas
Start Date4/1965
 [Range 3A Box LFST 10]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorScience Research Council; Her Majesty's Stationary Office
TitleRadio astronomy: Report of the Committee appointed by the Lord President of the Council under the chairmanship of Lord Fleck 1961-1964
Start Date4/1965
NotesLFSP/JWF/7
 [Range 3A Box LFST 10]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorJohn W. Findlay
TitleWorking Group for the LFSP study
Start Date4/19/1965
NotesLFSP/JWF/5
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 3A Box LFST 10]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorJohn W. Findlay
TitleFirst meeting of the LFSP Working Group
Start Date4/28/1965
NotesLFSP/JWF/6
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 3A Box LFST 10]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
TitleLFST Contracts
Start Date4/29/1965
End Date6/20/1968
Notes1 folder. Includes correspondence and contracts concerning Otto Heine, E. R. Faelten, R. L. Jennings, North American Aviation, and Lear Siegler, Inc.
 [Range 3A Box LFST 10]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorSystems Development Laboratory
TitleLFST Drawings
Start Date5/5/1965
End Date9/21/1966
Notes1 folder. Drawings
 [Range 3A Box LFST 11]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorRohr Corporation
TitleUnsolicited proposal for high viscous hydrostatic bearings
Start Date5/18/1965
NotesFiled with report: preliminary report dated 1965 February 3
 [Range 3A Box LFST 11]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorEdgar R. Faelten
TitleFixed focal point - 660 diameter - Summary of physical properties
Start Date7/1965
Notes2 folders. Folder 1: 100 p. text; 11 accompanying drawings, folded sheets 24"x36"; most pages undated, a few have July 1965 dates; Folder 2: 8 accompanying drawings dated May 1965, 3 dated July 1965
 [Range 3A Box LFST 11]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorR. L. Jennings
TitleLFSP : Stress Analysis of Floating Sphere
Start Date7/9/1965
NotesReport
 [Range 3A Box LFST 11]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorR.L. Jennings; D.B. Alves
TitleSummary of bending moment analysis for a spherical shell
Start Date8/8/1965
NotesInvestigator: R.L. Jennings, prepared by D. B. Alves. Originally in 3-ring binder labeled "Jennings: Shell Anal"; with "Proposal for a homologous structure to support a paraboloid dish" by Jennings & Biswas
 [Range 3A Box LFST 11]

ItemTypeCorrespondence
TitleCorrespondence and reports on North American Aviation 600 foot floating sphere proposal
Start Date8/17/1965
End Date1/18/1967
NotesIncludes both NRAO and NAA materials: contract, correspondence, statements of work, monthly status reports
 [Range 3A Box LFST 11]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorD.B. Alves; R. L. Jennings
TitleFloating sphere stress analysis - Investigator: Jennings
Start Date8/20/1965
 [Range 3A Box LFST 11]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorLear Siegler Inc
TitleLargest Feasible Steerable Telescope: progress report for August 1965 (structural studies)
Start Date9/14/1965
NotesContract no. RAP-56
 [Range 3A Box LFST 12]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorLear Siegler Inc
TitleLargest Feasible Steerable Telescope: progress report for September 1965 (structural studies)
Start Date10/8/1965
NotesContract no. RAP-56
 [Range 3A Box LFST 12]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorR. L. Jennings, M. Biswas
TitleProposal for a homologous structure to support a paraboloid dish
Start Date10/11/1965
NotesOriginally in 3-ring binder labeled "Jennings: Shell Anal"; with "Summary of bending moment analysis for a spherical shell"
 [Range 3A Box LFST 12]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorITT Federal Laboratories
TitleLarge aperture Luneberg lens proposal
Start Date11/19/1965
End Date4/22/1966
Notes1 folder. Includes correspondence, proposal, and revised proposal
 [Range 3A Box LFST 12]

ItemTypeCorrespondence
TitleLFST - General - 1966
Start Date1966
Notes1 folder. Includes correspondence, notes, reports
 [Range 3A Box LFST 12]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
TitleInvestigation of the effects of ring design on the shell (sandwich shell) response when oriented 60 deg off zenith
Start Date1966
NotesNo author or date on report; pencil note says "Jennings, recd 8/17/1966"
 [Range 3A Box LFST 12]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
Author[North American Aviation, Inc] (originated by D. N. Ulry)
TitleMonthly status report number 1, 600 foot diameter floating sphere, antenna feasibility study
Start Date1966
NotesContract number RAP-59. Undated; lists target dates for contract, 15 February 1966 through final report on 30 June 1966
 [Range 3A Box LFST 12]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
Author[North American Aviation, Inc] (originated by D. N. Ulry)
TitleMonthly status report number 2, 600 foot diameter floating sphere, antenna feasibility study
Start Date1966
NotesContract number RAP-59. Undated; date on one drawing is 4/12/1966
 [Range 3A Box LFST 12]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorOtto Heine
TitleLFST/FTT: Preliminary Feasibility Study of a 200 m Diameter Fully Steerable Radio Telescope Mounted in a Floating Spherical Shell
Start Date1966
NotesReport (3 folders)
 [Range 3A Box LFST 12]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
TitleLFST: FTT Weigh Summary
Start Date1966
 [Range 3A Box LFST 12]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorOtto Heine
TitleLFST: Fixed Focal Point Telescope
Start Date1966
End Date1967
Notes1 folder. Includes drawings, notes, computer printout
 [Range 3A Box LFST 13]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorJohn W. Findlay
TitleProgress report on the design of the largest feasible steerable telescope (LFST)
Start Date1/1966
NotesLFST/JWF/8 Filed with report: correspondence related to preparation
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 3A Box LFST 13]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorSystems Development Laboratory
TitleLFSP: Systems Development Laboratory
Start Date1/10/1966
End Date2/16/1967
Notes1 folder. Includes correspondence, reports, drawings
 [Range 3A Box LFST 13]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorAgbabian-Jacobson Associates
TitleBriefing charts: structural studies on the largest feasible steerable radio telescope
Start Date2/6/1966
Notes1 folder. Prepared for Lear Siegler
 [Range 3A Box LFST 13]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorSystems Development Laboratory
TitleLFST/FTT: Preliminary Feasibility Study of a 200 m Diameter Flat Transit Radio Telescope with Limited Sky Coverage
Start Date9/1/1966
 [Range 3A Box LFST 13]

ItemTypeCorrespondence
TitleLFST - General - 1967-1968
Start Date1967
End Date1968
Notes1 folder. Includes correspondence, notes, meeting notes
 [Range 3A Box LFST 13]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorJohn W. Findlay
TitleA synthetic antenna which may meet the LFST requirements
Start Date4/1967
NotesLFST/JWF/9
PDF FileView PDF
 [Range 3A Box LFST 13]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorSystems Development Laboratory
TitleBlueprints
Start Date1/6/1968
End Date7/29/1969
Notes1 folder. Includes 9/19/1963 Otto Heine blueprints of Gear Train Assembly for a 2 Axis Antenna
 [Range 3A Box LFST 14]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
TitlePreliminary computer analyses of LFST structures
Start Date1/1968
 [Range 3A Box LFST 14]

ItemTypeCorrespondence
TitleLFST - 65 meter homology telescope - correspondence and reports
Start Date5/1968
End Date12/1968
Notes1 folder
 [Range 3A Box LFST 14]

ItemTypeNotes and papers
AuthorE. R. Faelten
TitleLFST: 660 foot Environmental Antenna
Start Date6/19/1968
NotesReport
 [Range 3A Box LFST 14]

AuthorOtto R. Heine
TitleConcept Study of Position Reference Platform for 300 foot Diameter Homology Radio Telescope
Start Date11/1968
Notes1 folder. With covering letter
 [Range 3A Box LFST 14]

TitleLFST - 300 foot homology telescope - Preliminary cost estiamtes
Start Date11/21/1968
End Date6/7/1969
Notes1 folder
 [Range 3A Box LFST 14]

TitleLFST - 65 meter homology telescope - correspondence and reports
Start Date1/1969
End Date7/1969
Notes1 folder
 [Range 3A Box LFST 15]

AuthorJohn W. Findlay
TitleA Ten Year Radio Telescope Program
Start Date4/22/1969
 [Range 3A Box LFST 15]

AuthorSystems Development Laboratory
TitleDesign Concept Study of 300 foot Diameter Homology Radio Telescope
Start Date6/1969
 [Range 3A Box LFST 15]

TitleLFST - 65 meter homology telescope - correspondence and reports
Start Date8/1969
End Date12/1969
Notes1 folder
 [Range 3A Box LFST 15]

TitleLFST - 65 meter homology telescope - correspondence and reports
Start Date1/1970
End Date4/1970
Notes1 folder
 [Range 3A Box LFST 15]

TitleLFST - 65 meter homology telescope - correspondence and reports
Start Date5/1970
End Date6/1970
Notes1 folder
 [Range 3A Box LFST 16]

TitleLFST - 65 meter homology telescope - correspondence and reports
Start Date7/1970
End Date8/1970
Notes1 folder
 [Range 3A Box LFST 16]

TitleLFST - 65 meter homology telescope - correspondence and reports
Start Date9/1970
Notes1 folder
 [Range 3A Box LFST 16]

TitleLFST - 65 meter homology telescope - correspondence and reports
Start Date10/1970
End Date11/1970
Notes1 folder
 [Range 3A Box LFST 16]

TitleLFST - 65 meter homology telescope - correspondence and reports
Start Date12/1970
Notes1 folder
 [Range 3A Box LFST 16]

TitleLFST - 65 meter homology telescope - correspondence and reports
Start Date1/1971
End Date4/1971
Notes1 folder
 [Range 3A Box LFST 16]

TitleLFST - 65 meter homology telescope - correspondence and reports
Start Date5/1971
End Date7/1971
Notes1 folder
 [Range 3A Box LFST 17]

TitleLFST - 65 meter homology telescope - correspondence and reports
Start Date8/1971
End Date10/1971
Notes1 folder
 [Range 3A Box LFST 17]

TitleLFST - 65 meter homology telescope - correspondence and reports
Start Date11/1971
End Date12/1971
Notes1 folder
 [Range 3A Box LFST 17]

TitleSimpson, Gumpertz, and Heger
Start Date11/3/1970
End Date2/8/1971
Notes1 folder
 [Range 3A Box LFST 17]

TitleSimpson, Gumpertz, and Heger - Data
Start Date5/27/1971
End Date11/10/1971
Notes1 folder
 [Range 3A Box LFST 17]

TitleLFST - 65 meter homology telescope - correspondence and reports
Start Date1/1972
End Date6/1972
Notes1 folder
 [Range 3A Box LFST 17]

TitleRequest for Proposal for Surface Panel Design Study, 65 Meter Homology Antenna
Start Date5/1971
 [Range 3A Box LFST 18]

AuthorPhilco Ford Corporation
TitleSurface Panel Design Study, 65 Meter Homology Antenna - Technical Proposal
Start Date7/8/1971
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AuthorPhilco Ford Corporation
TitleSurface Panel Design Study, 65 Meter Homology Antenna - Cost Proposal
Start Date7/8/1971
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AuthorRohr Corporation
TitleProposed Design Study for 65 Meter Homology Antenna Surface Panels
Start Date7/1971
End Date10/1971
Notes1 folder. Proposal and correspondence
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AuthorSystems Development Laboratory
TitleConceptual Design of 65 meter Diameter Homology Radio Telescope
Start Date8/1971
Notes2 folders
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AuthorPhilco Ford Corporation
TitleProgress reports
Start Date9/1971
End Date12/1971
Notes2 folders
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AuthorS. von Hoerner; J.W. Findlay
TitleA 65 Meter Telescope for Millimeter Wavelengths - preliminary
Start Date2/1972
Notes"The report of a design study made by the National Radio Astronomy Observatory"
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AuthorPhilco Ford Corporation
TitleSurface panel Fabrication and Test, 65 Meter Homology Antenna
Start Date2/7/1972
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AuthorPhilco Ford Corporation
TitleSurface panel Fabrication and Test, 65 Meter Homology Antenna, Revision A
Start Date3/1/1972
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AuthorPhilco Ford Corporation
TitleDeseign Report: Surface Panel Design Study - 65 Meter Homology Antenna
Start Date3/30/1972
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AuthorPhilco Ford Corporation
TitleMonthly Progress Reports on Surface Panel Fabrication and Test for 65 Meter Homology Antenna
Start Date4/10/1972
End Date7/31/1972
Notes1 folder
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AuthorPhilco Ford Corporation
TitleFinal Report: Surface Panel Fabrication and Test - 65 Meter Homology Antenna
Start Date9/29/1972
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Title65 Meter Homology Telescope Drawings
Start Date1970
End Date1972
Notes2 folders. Blueprints of various elements of 65 meter telescope, many undated. Drawings are by Otto Heine or William G. Horne
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