M. P. Surnis, G. Foster, G. Golpayegani, A. Karastergiou, D. Lorimer, J. Chennamangalam, K. Rajwade, M. McLaughlin, D. Agarwal, W. Armour, D. Werthimer, J. Cobb, A. Siemion, D. MacMahon et al.
Here, we present initial results from the ALFABURST radio transient survey, which is currently running in a commensal mode with the ALFA receiver at the Arecibo telescope. We observed for a total of 1400 hours and have detected single pulses from known pulsars but did not detect any FRBs. The non-detection of FRBs is consistent with the current FRB sky rates.
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