SARA Tentative Conference Schedule

 

Day Time Speaker Title
Sunday, 6/10/2018   12:00 PM   Registration at Jansky Lab Building
    12:30 PM Ed Harfmann, Charles Osborne Radio Astronomy Beginner Session
    3:00 PM Skip Crilly 40 Ft. Radio Telescope Workshop
    5:15 PM   Dinner at GBO Cafeteria
    6:30 PM   Set Up Outside Experiments
  6:30 PM Steve Tzikas Skynet robotic radio telescope demonstration
    8:00 PM   Social at Drake Lounge, pre-amp noise figure testing by Charles Osborne 
Monday, 6/11/2018  7:45 AM   Breakfast at GBO Cafeteria
   9:00 AM Tom Hagen, VP Introductions and Opening Remarks
   9:15 AM Ken Redcap, President SARA Announcements
   9:30 AM Steve Tzikas Section Updates
  10:00 AM   Coffee Break and Poster Session
  10:15 AM Wayne McCain A Radio Astronomy CubeSat – One Year Later
  11:00 AM Glen Langston Open Source Radio Telescopes
  11:45 AM Rich Russel Galactic Navigation Position Data Using Interstellar Medium HI Velocity Measurements
  12:30 PM   Lunch at GBO Cafeteria
   1:30 PM   Call for Nominations
  1:45 PM John Colt A road-map to Amateur Radio Astronomy Interferometry 
   2:30 PM Ellie White Open Source Radio Telescopes: Bringing STEM Down to Earth 
  3:15 PM   Coffee Break and Poster Session
   4:00 PM Skip Crilly Geographically-spaced Synchronized Signal Detection System
   4:45 PM Rich Russel Earth’s Orbital Position Using Galactic HI Interstellar Medium Velocity Measurements
   5:15 PM   Dinner at GBO Cafeteria
   6:15PM   Flea Market in Dorm Parking Lot
   6:15 PM   Setup Outside Experiments
   7:00 PM   SARA Board of Directors Meeting
   8:00 PM   Social at Drake Lounge, pre-amp noise figure testing by Charles Osborne
Tuesday, 6/12/2018  7:45 AM   Breakfast at GBO Cafeteria
   9:00 AM Ken Redcap, Pres. Elections
   9:30 AM Ken Redcap, Pres. Business Meeting
  10:00 AM   Coffee Break and Poster Session
  10:15 AM Ron Maddelana Project:  Breakthrough Listen
  11:00 AM Wayne McCain A Radio Astronomy CubeSat – One Year Later
  11:45 AM Jeff Kruth The Engineering Development of Morehead State University Deep Sky Network Station for Interplanetary CubeSat Missions
  12:30 PM   Lunch at GBO Cafeteria
   1:30 PM   Group Picture
   1:45 PM Sue Ann Heatherly GBO High-Tech Tour
   3:15 PM   Snack Break and Poster Session
   3:30 PM Bruce Randall Adventures with the IBT
   4:10 PM Jay Lockman Radio Astronomy Great Courses
   5:00 PM Tom Hagen, VP 2019 Conference Plans
   5:15 PM   Dinner at GBO Cafeteria
  6:15 PM   Setup outside experiments
  8:00 PM   Social at Drake Lounge, pre-amp noise figure testing by Charles Osborne
Wednesday, 6/13/2018 7:45 AM   Breakfast at GBO Cafeteria