DSPIRA Guided Tour

Digital Signal Processing in Radio Astronomy (DSPIRA) is an NSF Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science Site at the West Virginia University Lane Department of Computer Science and Engineering.

Check out this short video for a quick introduction to DSPIRA


As explained in the video this program was designed to be provide teachers the training and materials in the field of Radio Astronomy. This acts as a stepping stone for an eclectic journey through science and engineering with the given context in Astronomy. The culmination of this program are lessons and exercises designed by the participating cohort of teachers themselves. These lessons involve all aspects of Radio astronomy from building a radio telescope to its operation:

Horn Construction Horn Operation Digital Signal Processing

Additionally we have several lesson in Astronomy to work on with or without these telescopes:


All of these moduels are organised in this page:

Lesson Modules

These lessons are in the form of posts tagged according to user confort levels from teachers in schools to afficianados:

User Levels

All of our offerings are here:

All Lessons

If you would like to contribute to your own radio astronomy lessons please email us and use this:

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