Previous LOFAR newsletters are collected here.
Published by the editorial team, 4 October 2023
The 7th LOFAR Data School will happen at ASTRON in Dwingeloo during April 15 – 19, 2024. The registration is now open and it will close on November 30, 2023. Visit the official website of the school for more details. If you have any question(s) or need further clarification, you may contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Data staging and downloads from the LTA sites were stable in the past few weeks, except the few maintenance days that the services were unavailable. Planned maintenance days are always mentioned at the LTA portal. Contact the SDC-Helpdesk if you are experiencing any issues with staging and downloads.
The deadline for the call for LOFAR2.0 Large Programmes is noon (UTC) on October 12, 2023. An overview and capabilities of LOFAR2.0 can be found here. Details of the call may also be found at this link. Also, the discussions on the standard observing setups (i.e., LBA, HBA & LBA+HBA) and commensal partnerships are still ongoing here.
The dates of LOFAR Status Meetings, roll-outs and stop days are listed in an online calendar that is available here.