MXL students and Aerospace Engineering staff are spending this week at the Peach Mountain dish performing annual dish maintenance and prepping for upcoming proof of concept testing. The maintenance includes greasing all the bearings and gears. A software-defined radio and UHF antenna will then be installed in the feedhorn in order to test the ability Continue Reading »
The newest addition to the MXL facilities, the Peach Mountain Observatory Dish, was officially turned over to the Aerospace and Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Science (AOSS) department earlier this month.
According to a recent College of Engineering profile of the Dish, “The Peach Mountain Observatory is about half an hour from campus, just south of Continue Reading »