National Radio Astronomy Observatory. The EVLA -- Status, Future. Rick Perley National Radio Astronomy Observatory. EVLA Project Overview. The Expanded Very Large Array is a major upgrade of the Very Large Array.
The EVLA’s performance will be vastly better than the VLA’s:
Antenna 24 – the first EVLA antenna outfitted with all eight feeds.
* : Anticipated value
* There are some limitations
Decibel Power Density
Current VLA: 6.25 MHz @ 98 kHz
L-Band ‘Dead Zone’
Table 2: Spectral Line Applications
* I wouldn’t give these examples if it couldn’t …
1024 channels within green boxes
512 channels within red boxes