2020-B Call for Proposals: Closed

CFP-2020-B: Up to 1500 hours of observing time in the Guaranteed Time and Open Access categories, during the period 10 October 2020 - 29 January 2021. This observing period is designated as 2020-B. Note that the array will continue to be in the Phase II extended configuration for this semester. 

The deadline for submission of proposals has now passed, and successful applicants will be notified. 

SCHEDULING

Observing Time

The observing awards are listed below for every semester since MWA operations began in 2013.

Semester 2020-A, Ph II Extended

PITitleScience ThemeTriggered?Visibility Time (Hours)VCS Time (Hours)
AndersonCatching the low frequency radio component of stellar X-ray superflares (details) TransientsYes4.50
AndersonNegative-latency triggering on gravitational wave events with the Murchison Widefield Array (details) TransientsYes00.3
Bhat Tracking Interstellar Space Weather Toward Timing-array Millisecond Pulsars (details) Pulsars and Fast TransientsNo015.5
BhatTriggering on ASKAP FRB Detections (details) Pulsars and Fast TransientsYes015
Chauhan*Monitoring of X-ray binary transient outbursts with the MWA (details) TransientsYes300
CroftMWA Follow-up of Neutrino Transient Candidates (details) TransientsYes40
Hurley-Walker GaLactic and Extragalactic All-Sky MWA-eXtended (GLEAM-X) survey (details) GEGNo 2800
Janagal†Investigation of sub-pulse drifting properties for three pulsars (details) Pulsars and Fast TransientsNo06.7
KaplanSearching for Prompt Emission from Binary Neutron Star Mergers (details) TransientsYes10
MorganAn Interplanetary Scintillation Survey with the extended Phase II MWA (details) SHINo2400
OberoiMWA Observations of the Sun (details) SHINo2000
Ross*Low-Frequency Variability Monitoring of Peaked Spectrum Sources (details) GEGNo62.50
SeymourObserving HI in Absorption Against a Luminous z ∼ 10 Radio Galaxy (details) GEGNo1000
SobeyTargeted MWA pulsar search towards promising candidates identified in radio surveys (details) Pulsars and Fast TransientsNo0.84.2
Tian*Rapid-response MWA observations of Swift and Fermi gamma-ray bursts (details) TransientsYes81
Williamson*Detecting cosmic-ray extensive air showers (details) TransientsNo024

*Student PI; †Open Access proposal

Previous Announcements

Documents detailing announcements of opportunities, calls for proposals, data releases and other community statements.

  • (2020-08-18) CFP-2020-B: Call for Proposals for the allocation of up to 1500 hours of observing time in the Guaranteed Time and Open Access categories, during the period 10 October 2020 - 29 January 2021. This observing period is designated as 2020-B. Note that the array will continue to be in the Phase II extended configuration for this semester. Before completing a proposal, please see the guide on how to complete the technical parts of the proposal form provided on the MWA wiki.The deadline for submission of proposals is 14 September 2020. Proposals should be submitted by emailing a PDF document addressing the call to the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • (2019-12-12) CFP-2020-A: Call for Proposals for the allocation of up to 1500 hours of observing time in the Guaranteed Time and Open Access categories, during the period 6 April - 2 October 2020. This observing period is designated as 2020A. Note that the array will be in the Phase II extended configuration for this semester. The deadline for submission of proposals in 3 Feb 2020. Proposals should be submitted by emailing a PDF document addressing the call to the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • (2019-04-05) CFP-2019-B: Call for Proposals for the allocation of up to 1500 hours of observing time in the Guaranteed Time and Open Access categories, during the period 1 Sep, 2019 - 1 Feb, 2020. This observing period is designated as 2019-B. Note that the array will be in the Phase II compact configuration for this semester. Proposals should be submitted by emailing a PDF document addressing the call to the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • (2018-09-05) CFP-2019-A: Call for Proposals for the allocation of up to 1500 hours of observing time in the Guaranteed Time and Open Access categories, during the period 4 Feb, 2019 - 1 July, 2019. This observing period is designated as 2019-A. Note that the array will be in the Phase II extended configuration for this semester. Proposals should be submitted by emailing a PDF document addressing the call to the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • (2018-05-14) CFP-2018-B: Call for Proposals for the allocation of up to 1400 hours of observing time in the Guaranteed Time and Open Access categories, during the period 1 Jul, 2018 - 31 Dec, 2018. This observing period is designated as 2018-B. Note that the array will be in the Phase II extended configuration for July, unavailable in August and then in the compact configuration from September. Proposals should be submitted through the 2018B proposal form: if there are problems please contact the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • (2017-08-31) CFP-2018-A: Call for Proposals for the allocation of up to 1600 hours of observing time in the Guaranteed Time and Open Access categories, during the period 1 Jan, 2018 - 30 June, 2018. This observing period is designated as 2018-A. Note that the array will be in the Phase II extended configuration for the entire semester. Proposals should be submitted through the 2018A proposal form: if there are problems please contact the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • (2017-04-04) CFP-2017-B: Call for Proposals for the allocation of 1600 hours of observing time in the Guaranteed Time and Open Access categories during the 2017-B semester. This will be split between the two Phase II configurations. Antenna locations for the compact configuration are available at: Phase2_EOR_Proposed_Coords.csv. Antenna locations for the extended configuration are available at: Phase2_LB_Proposed_Coords_Rev2.csv. Proposals should be submitted through the 2017B proposal form: if there are problems please contact the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • (2016-10-21) CFP-2017-A: Call for Proposals for the allocation of 1600 hours of observing time in the Guaranteed Time and Open Access categories during the 2017-A semester. This will be split between the two Phase II configurations. Antenna locations for the compact configuration are available at: Phase2_EOR_Proposed_Coords.csv. Antenna locations for the extended configuration are available at: Phase2_LB_Proposed_Coords_Rev2.csv
  • (2016-05-30) CFP-2016-B: Call for Proposals for the allocation of 800 hours of observing time in the Guaranteed Time and Open Access categories during the 2016-B semester. Antenna locations available at: Phase2_EOR_Proposed_Coords.csv
  • (2015-09-10) CFP-2016-A: Call for Proposals for the allocation of 1600 hours of observing time in the Guaranteed Time and Open Access categories during the 2016-A semester
  • (2015-06-11) MWA Public Data Release Statement: Describes public data release, including data discovery and usage conditions
  • (2014-09-11) CFP-2015-A: Call for Proposals for the allocation of 1600 hours of observing time in the Guaranteed Time and Open Access categories during the 2015-A semester
  • (2014-09-11) AO-02-Addendum: Addendum to the Second Announcement of Opportunity
  • (2014-03-17) CFP-2014-B: Call for Proposals for the allocation of 1600 hours of observing time in the Guaranteed Time and Open Access categories during the 2014-B semester
  • (2014-03-17) AO-02: Second Announcement of Opportunity
  • (2013-07-26) CFP-2014-A: Call for Proposals for the allocation of 800 hours of observing time in the Guaranteed Time and Open Access categories during the 2014-A semester
  • (2013-03-04) CFP-2013-B: Call for Proposals for the allocation of 600 hours of observing time in the Guaranteed Time category during the 2013-B semester
  • (2012-12-19) AO-01: First Announcement of Opportunity and call for Expressions of Interest as steps toward first Call for Proposals