The table shows the next two deadlines for regular and large proposals for the Very Large Array (VLA) and the Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA): October 1, 2008 and February 2, 2009.
|VLA||2008 Oct 1||2009 Jan 12 - Jan 23||Move|
|2009 Jan 23 - Feb 9||BnA|
|2009 Feb 9 - Feb 13||Move|
|2009 Feb 13 - May 18||B|
|2009 Feb 2||2009 May 18 - May 29||Move|
|2009 May 29 - Jun 15||CnB|
|2009 Jun 15 - Jun 19||Move|
|2009 Jun 19 - Sep 14||C|
|VLBA||2008 Oct 1||2009 mid Jan - mid May|
|2009 Feb 2||2009 mid May - mid Sep|
The NRAO handles regular proposals for the VLBI High Sensitivity Array (HSA) at the same deadlines as for the VLBA. The HSA includes the VLBA, VLA, GBT, and Arecibo in the U.S., plus Effelsberg in Germany.
The NRAO and the European VLBI Network (EVN) jointly handle proposals for observing time on the Global VLBI Network at centimeter wavelengths. The deadline is 2008 Oct 1 for the session in 2009 Feb/Mar.
The NRAO and a set of European observatories jointly handle proposals for VLBI observing time at a wavelength of 3mm. The deadline is 2008 Oct 1 for the session in 2009 May.