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 Science Operations & Support ( sos (at) astron.nl ).

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

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

2020Coordinator
Jan 7-8Jasmin
Mar 3-4 w/ LCUs rebootReinoud
May 12-13Jasmin
Jul 14-15 w/ LCUs reboot
Sep 1-2
Nov 3-4 w/ LCUs reboot

:!: Please note:

\\  ===== Major LOFAR Software Deployments =====
2016Version 2017Version 2018Version 2019Version 2020 Version
Jan 252.15 Feb 132.20 Feb 12Skipped Jan 23 (Wed!)3.2.7 (Minor rollout) Mar 16Skipped
Mar 142.16 Mar 13Skipped Apr 233.1 Apr 23 (Tue!)4.0.0 (Major release) Reverted Apr 20WinCC update
May 232.17 May 8 Jun 122.21 Jun 18Skipped Jun 244.0.0 (Major release) Jun 29Skipped
Jul 4 Jul 102.21.5 (Minor rollout) Sep 103.2 Sep 16Skipped Oct 5
Sep 122.17.6 Sep 112.22 Nov 5Skipped Nov 18Skipped Nov 23
Nov 72.19 Oct 163.0 Dec 10Skipped
Dec 5Skipped Dec 11Skipped

:!: Note: Semester planning by SOS 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: 2020-06-22 12:13
  • by Auke Klazema