Technical Services

The Algonquin Radio Observatory facility including the 46m Thoth antenna may be accessed for a wide range of applications by Canadian and international clients. Observatory teams conduct observations and measurements customized for individual and institutional users needs. The observatory also offers technical field schools for schools and universities that provide an introduction to space and radio sciences.

Links to more information regarding our standard service packages are listed below. For customized requirements and uses please contact the observatory to discuss your application directly.

Technical Services

DSN communications for space missions
Radio observation of astronomic and space targets.
Very Long Baseline Interferometry (VLBI).
Ranging and cataloging of Earth orbit objects
Field Schools.

Our Mission

The Algonquin Radio Observatory facility provides timely cost-effective access to world-renowned astrometric instrumentation and equipment for projects that benefit humanity, enhance learning and increase our understanding of our solar system and the natural universe.








Tetrapod support frame and focus cabin with cyrocooled S- and X- band antenna mounted (center).