Nancay Decameter Array

Nancay Decameter Array operated by the Observatoire de Paris and funded by the French research agency CNRS/INSU. (for a detailed description, see A. Lecacheux, 2000)

http://www.obs-nancay.fr

Contact person: contact_nda@obs-nancay.fr

The DAM, located at longitude 2 degrees east, latitude 47 north, operating in the 10-80 MHz frequency range, consists in two phased antenna arrays in opposite senses of circular polarisation with a 4000 m2 effective aperture each, and a set of receivers allowing for wide band, high resolution and sensitive spectroscopy of Jovian and solar radio emissions. Each array includes 72 antenna.

A. Lecacheux Radio Astronomy at Long Wavelengths, tutorials and reviews from an AGU Chapman conference held Oct. 1998 in Paris, France. Geophysical monograph Series, Vol. 119. ISSN 0065-8448. Edited by R.G. Stone, K.W. Weiler, M.L. Goldstein, and J.-L. Bougerot. Washington, DC: American Geophysical Union, 2000., p.321