VLA/VLBA/VLBI Proposals and Scheduling

VLA/VLBA Scheduling Officers schedsoc@nrao.edu

VLA/VLBA Proposals and Scheduling

The table shows the next deadline for regular and large proposals for the Very Large Array (VLA) and the Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA).

Array Deadline Observing Period Configuration
VLA 2009 Jun 1 2009 Sep 14 - 2009 Sep 25 Move
    2009 Sep 25 - 2009 Oct 12 DnC
    2009 Oct 12 - 2009 Oct 16 Move
    2009 Oct 16 - 2010 Jan 11 D
VLBA 2009 Jun 1 2009 mid Sep - 2010 mid Jan  

VLBI HSA Proposals and Scheduling

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.

Global cm VLBI Proposals and Scheduling

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 2009 Jun 1 for the session in 2009 Oct/Nov.