BAA RA Training Workshops & Archive


There are no workshops currently planned

Past Events with Links to the associated Videos

Sep 18th 15:00 – 18:00 BST  (14:00 – 17:00 UTC)

GNU Training Seminar   Unpacking the mysteries of GNU Radio                                                 

Marcus Leech;  a leading authority on GNU for Radio Astronomers.

‘Canadian Centre for Experimental Radio Astronomy’

The Video can be found here

Gnuradio and Radio Astronomy – Part I: Basics

Sat 22nd May 2021 – 09:30 – 12:30

Spectrum Lab Training Workshop – Paul Hyde

Syllabus: 1 – Overview
2 – Set-up
3 – Conditional Actions
4 – Typical Radio Astronomy targets: SIDs and Meteor Scatter
The Training Video can be found here

SL Config file for monitoring VLF transmissions – here (please note you will need to rename this file from RAG_VLF_SID.USR_.pdf to RAG_VLF_SID.USR

Article that I did for Sky at Night magazine – here

Some extra info that went onto that month’s cover CD – here

A number of sessions between April and June 2021

“An introduction to Python for Radio Astronomers” Rupert Powell

1) Interfacing to peripherals such as AD/DA convertors and SDRs using Raspberry Pis & Beaglebone SBCs. (Single Board Computers) Including the newly released Raspberry Pi Pico

2) Interfacing to devices, such as rotators and antenna switches

2) Collection and logging of data, both on SBCs and PCs

3) The processing, filtering and analysis of data

4) Display of data and charting

5) The presentation of data, charting and methodology for publication.

Training Videos

Part 1 can be found here

Part 2 can be found here

Part 3 can be found here

Part 4 can be found here

GitHub link for the relevant files are here

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