The principal WENSS data products have been released on a CD-ROM. Its contents have been copied to a disk in Charlottesville. They are accessible by anonymous FTP.
A sample anonymous FTP session is shown below:
ftp gibbon.cv.nrao.edu login: anonymous password: (type your full email address here) cd pub/nvss_8/wenss (to access the WENSS directory) ls (to list the directory contents) get README.txt (to get a list of the subdirectories) binary (to copy binary files) cd CATALOG (to access the CATALOG directory) get WENSSP10.GZ (to get the compressed WENSS polar catalog) quit
Compression: The images are stored as standard FITS files compressed in GNU zip (gzip) format, the .GZ extension denoting this email@example.com