KVN and VERA Array (KaVA)

Call for Proposal (CfP)

For the KaVA observing season from January 15, 2016 to July 15, 2016 (2016A), three 21 m KVN antennas and four 20 m VERA antennas are opened for single-frequency single-polarization (LCP) observations at K and Q bands. Recording rate of 1024 Mbps=1 Gbps (total bandwidth of 256 MHz) will be open for the 2016A CfP. Correlation of the KaVA data will be done by The Daejeon correlator at KJCC. Total observing time up to 250 hours will be available for the common-use observing time for KaVA in the 2016A period. The maximum observing time per proposal is 48 hours. If requested in the proposals, the observation time can be allocated over a year, until January 15, 2017, for this call. But the maximum observation time will be NOT increased. The application must be received by

08:00 UTC on November 2, 2015

for the 2016A CfP. From 2016A CfP, proposals from the PIs belonging to any institutes/universities all over the world are also accepted, and proposers are not required to include collaborators from KVN/VERA projects as a co-investigator (CoI). However, PIs are recommended to add at least one collaborator(s) belonging to either KVN or VERA project. Note that the KaVA observing sessions in 2016A will be carried out as risk-shared open use.

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KaVA ( KVN and VERA Array )