The Vatican Advanced Technology Telescope

Microwave Grounding - 2009

Since the repair of the microwave tower grounding system, MGIO and Duffek have implemented a yearly check of the ground impedance. The specification it needs to meet is 25 ohms or less. Currently we are seeing after a year of service a total of 1 ohm which is only a .5 ohm increase since the fix. This is well within the Motorola standard.

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Richard P. Boyle, S.J.
VATT Telescope Scientist

Tel: +1 (0)520 621 3230


Christopher J. Corbally, S.J.
President of the National Committee to IAU

Tel: +1 (0)520 621 3225


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