Caltech Long Wavelength Array Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
City of Los Angeles
Document Title
Caltech Long Wavelength Array Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Caltech is proposing to install 261 individual antennas in a circular array. These dipole-antennas are aluminum and approximately five-feet tall. The antennas are installed on a single post, diameter of four inches, driven three feet into the ground. The antennas are pre-assembled and deployed in the field and installed within minutes. Beneath each antenna, a 10 foot by 10 foot wire mesh is installed as a ground screen to reflect radio waves. The mesh matrix is approximately four inches by four inches and can be draped over existing small plants and surfaces.

Contact Information

Paula Hubbard
Agency Name
City of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed project involves data collection and would not result in significant impacts or disturbance to any environmental resources.

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