There are a number of obsolete and obsolescent components in the MK4 and VLBA terminal hardware. This page is an attempt to gather information together on these items and to suggest replacement suppliers or strategies. Some of the items still have no supplier or other information and are present as placeholders. See also links to current spares.
Information on these pages is provided on 'best efforts' basis. No
guarantees are provided as to accuracy and neither Jodrell Bank Observatory
or any of the contributing parties accept responsibility for its use.
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Spares at Effelsberg Jan 2008
Tape Recorder Items Jan 2005
Spares Pool Orders
Metrum Spares Purchase 2004