SPICE South Pole Inflationary Cosmology Experiment

Also still named SPUD or Keck for the official names. This year we got 5 receivers (3 last year) and the summer folks did a great job in getting the telescope ready and operational. When all my folks left on the 13th of February we were still doing calibrations with the big mirror looking over the groundshield towards a source mounted on a mast on the next building. End of February we removed the big mirror with help from the station and then Derek and I spent 2 days getting the telescope ready for winter-observations.

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