Initial Results from the MIKES-Metsahovi Time and Frequency Link for the VGOS Radio Telescope

Guifré Molera Calvés, Anders Wallin, Jyri Näränen, Thomas Fordell

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    VLBI relies on the precision of Hydrogen maser clocks at each station to provide accurate time and frequency to their observations. Recent developments allows us to use distributed clocks via optical fibre links in order to provide these time signals at any remote radio telescope. Here in this paper, we discuss the distribution of the official Finnish UTC clock time to operate the new VGOS radio telescope at Metsähovi.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationInternational VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry 2018 General Meeting Proceedings
    EditorsKyla L. Armstrong, Karen D. Baver, Dirk Behrend
    Publication statusPublished - Aug 2019
    MoE publication typeB3 Non-refereed article in conference proceedings
    Event10th IVS General Meeting, IVS 2018 - Svalbard, Norway
    Duration: 3 Jun 20188 Jun 2018
    Conference number: 10

    Publication series

    SeriesNASA Conference Publication (CP)


    Other10th IVS General Meeting, IVS 2018
    Abbreviated titleIVS 2018


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