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This section of the website is devoted to brief news items from the membership of USNC-URSI-J. Have you recently returned from an adventure to a remote field site? Have some interesting results to share? Please send the Chair, Rich Bradley, a brief description and a photo or two as well as a link to a website for further information. 


From Jaap Baars:
I have completed a book with the working title "International Radio Telescope Projects - A life among their designers, builders and users". It contains "documentary stories" of the projects I have been intimately involved in.

Title: "International Radio Telescope Projects" - "a life among their designers, builders and users"
Author: Jacob W,M, Baars
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publisher (an Amazon Company)
ISBN-13: 978-1483933276; ISBN-10: 148393327X
Paperback, 168 pages, 60 colored illustrations
Available at and its European sites and from the following URL:
List price US $29, Euro 24.

Jaap Baars (Guest Scientist Max-Planck-Institute for Radioastronomy)


This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Number AST-1265767. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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