Tentative Schedule for 2013 SARA Western Regional Conference

As-of 8 December 2012 ~ Subject to Adjustment


Saturday, 9 February

          8:00 AM            Registration & hosted breakfast bar open

          9:00 AM            Welcome by SARA President Bill Lord

          9:15 AM            James Boswell, VLA Engineering Services - NRAO, The New EVLA Dri-Air System

        10:00 AM             Frank Schinzel, NRAO, The Long Wavelength Array

        10:45 AM            Break

        11:15 AM             Keith Payea, Using Radio Jove in Public Astronomy

         12:00 PM            Hosted lunch


           1:30 PM             Whitham D. Reeve, e-CALLISTO Software Tools and Demonstrations

           2:15 PM             Keith Payea, Techniques for Mains Noise Reduction in VLF Radio Observing

           3:00 PM            Break- Snacks

           3:30 PM             Whitham Reeve, Solar Radio Spectra Observed with e-CALLISTO

           4:15 PM             Bill Lord and Tom Hagen, Ongoing SARA Projects

           5:00 PM             Jim Moravec- Radio Astronomy in High Schools

           5:45 PM            Closing remarks


           6:30 PM            No host dinner at local restaurant in Socorro


Sunday, 10 February

          7:30 AM            Hosted breakfast

          9:00 AM            Car pool depart Socorro for VLA/LWA site

        10:00 AM            Arrive VLA/LWA1 site, tour start at VLA


         12:00 PM            Break for hosted lunch at Eagle Guest Ranch at Datil (about 15 miles away)


           2:00 PM            Return to site and resume tour at LWA1

           4:30 PM            Tour ends, depart site for Socorro

           5:30 PM            Arrive Socorro, end of conference