Important LOFAR dates

Collection of important dates regarding the LOFAR system. This collects known Stopdays, Software releases, etc. Subject to change, so if you need to stay up-to-date, subscribe to this page (use 'Manage Subscriptions' in the little menu on the right side).

This dates at this page should be in sync with the LOFAR activity agenda: LOFAR Google Calendar maintained by SDC Operations ( sdco (at) ).

Please, let us know if you find any discrepancies ( ro_wiki (at) ).

Note: The dates are links to pages with planned changes/activities.

Jan 7-8Jasmin
Mar 3-4 w/ LCUs rebootReinoud
May 12-13Jasmin
Jul 14-15 w/ LCUs rebootReinoud
Sep 15-16Jasmin
Nov 3-4 w/ LCUs rebootJasmin
Jan 12-13Jasmin
Mar 02-03 w/ LCUs rebootJasmin
May 11-12Walter
Jul 13-14 w/ LCUs rebootWalter
Sep 14-15Jasmin
Nov 9-10 w/ LCUs reboot Walter
Jan 11-12Jasmin
Mar 8-9 w/ LCUs rebootWalter
May 10-11Jasmin
Jul 12-13 w/ LCUs rebootWalter
Sep 13-14Jasmin
Nov 8-9 w/ LCUs rebootMike
Jan 10-11Mike
Mar 7-8 w/ LCUs rebootMike
May 9-10Mike
Jul 11-12 w/ LCUs rebootMike
Sep 12-13Mike
Nov 7-8 w/ LCUs rebootMike

:!: Please note:

2016Version 2017Version 2018Version 2019Version 2020 Version 2021Version 2022Version 2023Version
Jan 252.15 Feb 132.20 Feb 12Skipped Jan 23 (Wed!)3.2.7 (Minor rollout) Mar 16Skipped Feb 84.1.0 Jan 31Skipped Jan 30
Mar 142.16 Mar 13Skipped Apr 233.1 Apr 23 (Tue!)4.0.0 (Major release) Reverted Apr 20WinCC update Apr 12Skipped 28 MarSkipped Mar 27
May 232.17 May 8 Jun 122.21 Jun 18Skipped Jun 244.0.0 (Major release) Jun 29Skipped Jun 144.2 30 MaySkipped May 30A Tuesday
Jul 4 Jul 102.21.5 (Minor rollout) Sep 103.2 Sep 16Skipped Oct 5Skipped Oct 11preRelease 4.3.0 Oct 3/44.3.29 (Minor rollout) Jul 31In summer holiday
Sep 122.17.6 Sep 112.22 Nov 5Skipped Nov 18Skipped Nov 23
preRelease 4.1

Only TMSS changes
Nov 22Skipped Nov 29 Oct 2
Nov 72.19 Oct 163.0 Dec 10Skipped Nov 27
Dec 5Skipped Dec 11Skipped

:!: Note: Semester planning by sdco will be done half April and half October for the coming semesters; be sure to get in touch with M. Iacobelli (or S. ter Veen) around that time to properly synchronize all plannings (incl stopdays, etc.)

  • Last modified: 2022-11-08 12:18
  • by Auke Klazema