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LBA Ops and technical/eVLBI meeting, 12-13 Feb 2013, UTas, Hobart


Physics Building Room Rm333


Note: The meeting will have minimal formal presentations. The emphasis is on general discussion and any resulting Action items. Names indicate discussion leaders. Time slots are also nominal and schedule can change to extend discussions if necessary.

Note: Monday Feb 11th is a public holiday in Hobart (Regatta Day), so there wont be anyone around at UTAS if you are getting in on Monday afternoon (or earlier)


Tuesday 12 Feb 2013

8:30-9:15 Coffee and tea at Lazenby's

9:15-9:30 Introductions

  • Local introductions and housekeeping (UTas) - 5mins
  • General meeting scope (Tasso Tzioumis) - 5 mins

9:30-10:00 LBA proposals and block scheduling (Phil Edwards)

  • call for proposals
  • proposal stats
  • OPAL
  • “special” VLBA time
  • Radioastron

10:00-10:30 LBA schedules (Cormac Reynolds)

  • SCHED
  • Wiki

10:30-11:00 Coffee and refreshments

11:00-12:30 Observing issues (Tasso Tzioumis)

  • Telescope reports/issues (~ 5 mins each)
  • ASKAP plans
  • AuScope
  • IVS
  • NZ developments
  • Data transport issues
  • Mk5 observations
  • Radioastron observations
  • “mixed mode” observations
  • Real-time-fringe-checking (RTFC) developments - Chris
  • LBA monitoring and logs - Chris and Jamie Stevens?
  • Discussion

12:30-13:30 Lunch at Lazenby's

13:30-14:30 Correlation (Cormac Reynolds and Hayley Bignall)

  • DIFX developments
    • mixed mode/bandwidth correlation
  • Pipeline and data checking
  • Data distribution
  • Online archive

14:30-15:00 Calibration (Chris Phillips and Hayley Bignall)

  • Telescope cal data
  • cal tables

15:00-15:30 Tea and refreshments

15:30-16:30 Technical developments (Chris Phillips)

  • DAS
  • Recorders
  • Disk systems
  • Linear-circular polarisation conversion

16:30-17:30 Review of Actions and Open discussion (Tasso Tzioumis)

  • Actions from last year
  • New actions from the day
  • general discussion

18:00 - 21:00 Dinner booked for 7 PM at Rockwall Bar and Grill, 89 Salamanca Place


Wednesday 13 Feb 2012

8:30-9:00 Coffee and tea at Lazenby's

9:00-10:30 Networks (Tasso Tzioumis)

  • AARNet report (60 mins)
  • CASS network plans (20 mins) - Shaun Amy
  • Other networking plans? (10 mins)

10:30-11:00 Coffee and refreshments

11:00-11:30 e-VLBI (Chris Phillips)

  • Overseas connectivity - India, Asia, Europe, South America, Africa
  • e-VLBI tests?
  • NEXPRES and BoD
  • NTFN

11:30-12:30 Technical developments (Chris Phillips)

  • DiFX
  • e-VLBI
  • VDIF and VTP
  • Other technical issues

12:30-13:30 Lunch at Lazenby's

13:30-15:30 Review of actions and General discussion

15:30 Final Tea break and Transport to airport

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