Infrastructures and Equipment

Basic equipment of all RAEGE’s Geodetic Fundamental Stations:
  • 1 radio telescope of VLBI2010 (13.2-m diameter; operation up to 90 GHz; Fast slewing speed)
  • 1 gravimeter
  • 1 permanent GNSS station
  • Maser clock
  • Seismograph


Laboratories at Yebes Observatory have modern instrumentation for the design, construction and testing of receivers and microwave components up to a frequency of 50 GHz. Available are scalar and vector analyzers, power and noise figure meters, etc. Also available is equipment for performing refrigerated (cryogenic) receptor tests at temperatures down to 15 Kelvin (-258 ° C). A machine shop equipped with machine tools complements the electronics laboratory…