Observing with SRT

Welcome to the user cookbook!

These pages are intended to support the observer when performing observations with SRT. For a complete documentation on the user guide Observing at SRT with Discos, please click here.

A picture of the SRT control room layout is provided in Fig.1.

Before observing, check that the system is ready. Then select the observation mode you want, a menu will appear with the different receivers (C-, K- and L-bands) and the associated backends (Total Power, SARDARA, Xarcos, DFB, Roach1). You can simply follow the different steps in order to carry out safety observations.

Before observing


Check also the update and temporary modifications

Observation modes


At the end of the session, please fill the LOG file.

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