Wednesday 24 July 2013

SyncOptic repeater unit arrives

We've just received delivery of a new SyncOptic repeater unit from ASTRON. This is a LOFAR upgrade to improve timing on the stations and remove the occurrence of 5ns jumps which existed with the old clock distribution system.

SyncOptic repeater unit (Photo: D. McKay-Bukowski)

This new unit is now at SGO and will be taken up to KAIRA for installation soon.

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