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 +VLBI/eVLBI operations and technical meeting, Hobart, 12 Feb 2010
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 +ACTIONS list
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 +Some actions were carried forward and modified ​ from the previous meeting(s) at Curtin, March 2009. A consolidated and integrated list is given here.
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 +  -  ACTION: e-VLBI issues
 +    *  Check on connectivity to Tasmania (UTas)
 +    *  Promote eVLBI better (All)
 +    *  Test parallel eVLBI/​recording (Chris)
 +    *  Display delay-time for monitoring (Chris)
 +    *  eVLBI scheduling (cf EVN of ~10sessions/​year) (ATNF)
 +
 +  -  ACTION: e-VLBI setup (Chris/​Cormac)
 +    *  Vex file to eVLBI
 +    *  Webpages to setups
 +    *  eVLBI setup files 
 +
 +  -  ACTION: SCHED issues
 +    *  Inform PIs on latest version of SCHED (Phil)
 +    *  CAL flags into SCHED? Check with Craig Walker (Cormac)
 +    *  Update sources.dat file with calibrator flags (Cormac/​Chris)
 +      *  fringe-finders
 +      *  phase reference sources
 +      *  calibrators on long baselines
 +      *  new calibrators via eVLBI
 +    *  Web interface to skeleton key-file for "​standard"​ schedules? (Cormac)
 +    *  LBA examples into SCHED release (Cormac)
 +    *  Better defaulting mechanisms in SCHED?
 +
 +  -  ACTION: VSIC issues (Chris)
 +    *  VSIC mods for automatic setup
 +    *  remote control
 +    *  implementation
 +
 +  -  ACTION: Investigate transient triggering for VLBI (Tasso)
 +
 +  -  ACTION: Training on setups for "​key"​ people (All)
 +
 +  -  ACTION: Demos
 +    *  Overseas telescopes in eVLBI? (Tasso)
 +      *  Kashima, Shanghai, …
 +      *  Brazil, India
 +    *  APT operations (Phil)
 +    *  Regular AARNet demos to Asia ~2/year for ~10 hrs (Tasso/​Chris Hancock)
 +
 +  -  ACTION: DAS
 +    *  Choice of DBBCs, DBEs etc (Alll)
 +    *  LIEF proposal? (Curtin/​Utas/​UWA)
 +
 +  -  ACTION: Disks
 +    *  ARCS in Adelaide for Cd disks? Curtin can provided XRAID chassis. (Cormac/​Claire/​Florian)
 +    *  2nd XRAID chassis for Cd (Simon/​Chris)
 +    *  Investigate ARCS-like transfers from NZ (Steven/​Chris/​NZ)
 +    *  Disk issues on CUPPA. PBstore speeds. (Curtin)
 +    *  Investigate new disk systems (All)
 +    *  Buy more Mk5 disks (ATNF/​Curtin)
 +
 +  -  ACTION: Correlators
 +    *  New scripts from NRAO for DiFX (Cormac/​Chris)
 +    *  Check with Adam re 8-bit into DiFX 2.0 (Cormac)
 +    *  Advance warning to correlator of technical requirements of observations (PIs)
 +    *  Pulsar binning into AIPS?
 +    *  Spectral line calibration (Chris/​Cormac/​Adam/​Walter)
 +      *  labelling of array in AIPS (not AT-LBA)
 +
 +  -  ACTION: New recorder machines? (Chris)
 +    *  Implement GPU autocorrelators?​ (Chris/​Richard)
 +
 +  -  ACTION: Proposals and scheduling
 +    *  More LBA time? (All)
 +      *  Investigate number of proposals not getting time (Phil)
 +    *  More sessions of fewer days? (All)
 +    *  Standard modes information for proposals (ATNF)
 +    *  Call for proposals on VLBI exploders (nrao; evntech) (Phil)
 +    *  Include new polarisation capabilities in call for proposals? ​
 +    *  Encourage more observations with EAVN (All)
 +      *  APT email exploder? (Phil)
 +
 +  -  ACTION: Wiki/Web
 +    *  Wiki reorganisation for more accessibility (Chris/​Cormac)
 +    *  Update DAS modes table.
 +    *  Upgrade/​rationalise LBA website (ATNF/​Cormac)
 +    *  Wiki attachments?​
 +
 +
 +  -  ACTION: Observing
 +    *  Look at recent CD observations for instability (correlator)
 +    *  Check recent Ho data for cross-polarisation (correlator)
 +    *  Get Parkes calibration data (Tasso/JER)
 +    *  Better monitoring via MONICA? (Chris)
 +
 +  -  ACTION: LBA archive online
 +    *  On ATOA? (Tasso)
 +
 +
 +  -  ACTION: eVLBI workshop at Curtin. Need SOC and LOC (Steven)
 +
 +  -  ACTION: Next Ops meeting venue. Sydney or NZ? (Tasso)
 +
  
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