New antenna planned for Gamsberg

20 January 2019 | Events

Next Tuesday (22 January) at 17:30, the Scientific Society hosts a public meeting to share information and to air concerns about the proposed establishment of the African millimetre telescope on the Gamsberg Plateau.

This follows the application by Radboud University (Netherlands) in collaboration with the University of Namibia, by Resilient Environmental Solutions cc (RES), to construct a 15m diameter radio antenna, prefabricated buildings and a renewable energy system on the Gamsberg Plateau. Along with this, the upgrading of the road up the Gamsberg Mountain is also proposed.

All interested and affected parties are invited to register and submit their comments to John Pallett at [email protected] or Sheldon Husselmann at [email protected] by Monday 4 February 2019.

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