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Irbene Radiotelescope Complex

Name of the RI

Irbene Radiotelescope Complex 

website of the RI

Location of RI


Ventspils Municipality

Ances parish                                                                                           




Scientific domain(s) of the RI

4. Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics and Mathematics

Type of RI


Research services at the RI

access for research activities with operator for first cost

Equipment at the RI

radiotelescope RT - 32 (32 m diameter;  radiotelescope RT - 16 (16 m diameter; Hydrogen maser complete set, Mark 5A System components, Mark 5B System, Mark 5C System, Vector chain analyser Rohde&Schwarz ZVK, Signal generator Rohde&Schwarz SMP04, Spectrograph (complex for analysis of solar radio frequency emission), Spectrum analyser Rohde&Schwarz FSP40, Digital 4 channel oscilloscope Rohde&Schwarz, Digital 4 channel oscilloscope Rohde&Schwarz, TN-16, data registration system, GPS receiver system, Receiver systems for different MHz, RF signal splitters and RF signal switches

Status of RI

In operation

Key words

Astronomy, Astrophysics, Radioastronomy, Physics, VLBI, single dish, Solar studies, space debris, AGN, GNSS, Ionosphere studies. Radar VLBI, asteroid, small planets, VLBI radioastronomical observations, EVN standard, Solar flare

Hosting Organization and its address

Ventspils International Radio Astronomy Center at the  Ventspils University College

Inženieru Street 101a





Jānis Trokšs

Administrator’s Phone

 +371 63629657

Administrator’s Contact e-mail