Radio Telescope – Observing

IMPORTANT: Before first attempting to observe with the Radio JOVE decametric radio telescope set up, be sure to review
 • "Setting Up the Radio Telescope"
 • "Testing the Radio JOVE 2.0 Receiver and Antenna Together"
for important information on using your Radio JOVE equipment.


Basics of Observing Jupiter using Radio Jupiter Pro Program
From "So you want to observe Jupiter with Radio JOVE? — Planning your observing" by Jim Brown, JOVE Bulletin, July 2018

Basics of Observing the Galactic Background using Radio JOVE [PDF]
Entitled "Things That Go Hump in the Night — A Fun Experiment" by Dave Typinski and Wes Greenman, May 2015

IMPORTANT NOTE: There are many human-made sources of radio noise to contend with when using a decametric radio telescope. See Samples of Radio Interference in the Radio JOVE Library for just a few examples of these sources.

Here are some radio frequency interference (RFI) articles from the Radio JOVE Bulletin:

Radio JOVE team member, Jim Sky, has blogged articles on RFI:

Additional links to articles about RFI:

examples of building the RJ 1.1 radio telescope