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-===== v190c Setup:\\ =====+===== v190c Setup:\ =====
  
-^Description ​       | 18 cm disk-based pulsar astrometry |\+^Description ​       | 18 cm disk-based pulsar astrometry |\ 
-^Antennas ​          | Pa-At-Mp-Ho-Ti |\+^Antennas ​          | Pa-At-Mp-Ho-Ti |\ 
-^Start ​             | 235 00:​00:​00 ​  |\+^Start ​             | 235 00:​00:​00 ​  |\ 
-^Stop               | 235 23:​58:​00 ​  |\+^Stop               | 235 23:​58:​00 ​  |\ 
-^PI                 | Adam Deller |\+^PI                 | Adam Deller |\ 
-^Channel 1          | ''​ DAS #1 IFP#1-LO 1634 - 1650 MHz USB RCP  ''​ |\+^Channel 1          | ''​ DAS #1 IFP#1-LO 1634 - 1650 MHz USB RCP  ''​ |\ 
-^Channel 2          | ''​ DAS #1 IFP#1-HI 1650 - 1666 MHz USB RCP  ''​ |\+^Channel 2          | ''​ DAS #1 IFP#1-HI 1650 - 1666 MHz USB RCP  ''​ |\ 
-^Channel 3          | ''​ DAS #1 IFP#2-LO 1634 - 1650 MHz USB LCP  ''​ |\+^Channel 3          | ''​ DAS #1 IFP#2-LO 1634 - 1650 MHz USB LCP  ''​ |\ 
-^Channel 4          | ''​ DAS #1 IFP#2-HI 1650 - 1666 MHz USB LCP  ''​ |\+^Channel 4          | ''​ DAS #1 IFP#2-HI 1650 - 1666 MHz USB LCP  ''​ |\ 
-^Channel 5          | ''​ DAS #2 IFP#1-LO 1666 - 1682 MHz USB RCP  ''​ |\+^Channel 5          | ''​ DAS #2 IFP#1-LO 1666 - 1682 MHz USB RCP  ''​ |\ 
-^Channel 6          | ''​ DAS #2 IFP#1-HI 1682 - 1698 MHz USB RCP  ''​ |\+^Channel 6          | ''​ DAS #2 IFP#1-HI 1682 - 1698 MHz USB RCP  ''​ |\ 
-^Channel 7          | ''​ DAS #2 IFP#2-LO 1666 - 1682 MHz USB LCP  ''​ |\+^Channel 7          | ''​ DAS #2 IFP#2-LO 1666 - 1682 MHz USB LCP  ''​ |\ 
-^Channel 8          | ''​ DAS #2 IFP#2-HI 1682 - 1698 MHz USB LCP  ''​ |\+^Channel 8          | ''​ DAS #2 IFP#2-HI 1682 - 1698 MHz USB LCP  ''​ |\ 
-^DAS 1 Skyfreq ​      | 1650.00 |\+^DAS 1 Skyfreq ​      | 1650.00 |\ 
-^DAS 2 Skyfreq ​      | 1682.00 |\+^DAS 2 Skyfreq ​      | 1682.00 |\ 
-^Bandwidth ​         | 16 MHz         |\+^Bandwidth ​         | 16 MHz         |\ 
-^Recorder ​          | Disk             |\+^Recorder ​          | Disk             |\ 
-^DAS Mode           | vsop.pro ([[http://​www.atnf.csiro.au/​vlbi/​dasmodes/​16-2IF-1p-a.html|telescope]]) |\+^DAS Mode           | vsop.pro ([[http://​www.atnf.csiro.au/​vlbi/​dasmodes/​16-2IF-1p-a.html|telescope]]) |\ 
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-Ftp: [[ftp://​ftp.atnf.csiro.au/​pub/​people/​vlbi/​v190/​v190c]]\+Ftp: [[ftp://​ftp.atnf.csiro.au/​pub/​people/​vlbi/​v190/​v190c]]\ 
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-===== Comments:\\ ===== +===== Comments:\ ===== 
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-**FIRST HOUR IS FOR FRINGE-CHECKS**\+**FIRST HOUR IS FOR FRINGE-CHECKS**\ 
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-First 1 hr of this experiment (0000 - 0100 UT) is a bright source (0537-441) for real-time fringe-checks. ​ Please try and be onsource for some of this first hour in order to verify fringes.\+First 1 hr of this experiment (0000 - 0100 UT) is a bright source (0537-441) for real-time fringe-checks. ​ Please try and be onsource for some of this first hour in order to verify fringes.\ 
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-Create a separate directory for these fringe-checks and record the first hour of data into this directory.\+Create a separate directory for these fringe-checks and record the first hour of data into this directory.\ 
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-After the first hour, a new directory should be started for recording, called v190c. ​ Record data after 01:00 UT into this directory.\+After the first hour, a new directory should be started for recording, called v190c. ​ Record data after 01:00 UT into this directory.\ 
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-After 01:00 UT, the fringe-check directory can be deleted. ​ **PLEASE BE CAREFUL NOT TO DELETE ANY OF THE DATA FROM AFTER 01:00 UT**\+After 01:00 UT, the fringe-check directory can be deleted. ​ **PLEASE BE CAREFUL NOT TO DELETE ANY OF THE DATA FROM AFTER 01:00 UT**\ 
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-Note that all fringe-check data at ATNF telescopes should be recorded to the xraid disks, due to the high data rates at ATCA, Parkes, Mopra. ​ Hobart should record to their xraid and Tid should record to their removables.\+Note that all fringe-check data at ATNF telescopes should be recorded to the xraid disks, due to the high data rates at ATCA, Parkes, Mopra. ​ Hobart should record to their xraid and Tid should record to their removables.\ 
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-Note also that this is not how we usually run fringe-checks. ​ Usually we have a separate schedule. ​ For v190c, as an out of session observation,​ the fringe-check is included in the schedule with the targets.\+Note also that this is not how we usually run fringe-checks. ​ Usually we have a separate schedule. ​ For v190c, as an out of session observation,​ the fringe-check is included in the schedule with the targets.\ 
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-**DISKS - ATNF TELESCOPES**\+**DISKS - ATNF TELESCOPES**\ 
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-Record on /data/xraid at ATCA, Parkes, Mopra (two xraid sets). ​ Both sets should be mounted on the one PC recorder machine before the observations get underway. ​ One set should be recorded to for the first 11.5 hrs (~2.7 TB) and the second set should be recorded to for the second 11.5 hrs (another ~2.7 TB).  This should almost completely fill the two sets.  Note that each disk set is split into two partitions or volumes and that changes of directory are required when switching to a new volume.\+Record on /data/xraid at ATCA, Parkes, Mopra (two xraid sets). ​ Both sets should be mounted on the one PC recorder machine before the observations get underway. ​ One set should be recorded to for the first 11.5 hrs (~2.7 TB) and the second set should be recorded to for the second 11.5 hrs (another ~2.7 TB).  This should almost completely fill the two sets.  Note that each disk set is split into two partitions or volumes and that changes of directory are required when switching to a new volume.\ 
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-The durations and changeover times for the partitions/​disk sets will therefore be:\+The durations and changeover times for the partitions/​disk sets will therefore be:\ 
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-Record on /​data/​xraid* at ATCA, Parkes, Mopra (two xraid sets)\+Record on /​data/​xraid* at ATCA, Parkes, Mopra (two xraid sets)\ 
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-|1st xraid set, 1st partition: 01:00 - 6:45 UT|\+|1st xraid set, 1st partition: 01:00 - 6:45 UT|\ 
-|1st xraid set, 2nd partition: 06:45 - 12:30 UT|\+|1st xraid set, 2nd partition: 06:45 - 12:30 UT|\ 
-|2nd xraid set, 1st partition: 12:30 - 18:15 UT|\+|2nd xraid set, 1st partition: 12:30 - 18:15 UT|\ 
-|2nd xraid set, 2nd partition: 18:15 - 24:00 UT|\+|2nd xraid set, 2nd partition: 18:15 - 24:00 UT|\ 
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-**DISKS - HOBART**\+**DISKS - HOBART**\ 
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-The durations and changeover times for the two partitions are:\+The durations and changeover times for the two partitions are:\ 
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-Record on /​data/​xraid* at Hobart (one xraid set).\+Record on /​data/​xraid* at Hobart (one xraid set).\ 
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-|1st xraid set, 1st partition: 01:00 - 12:30 UT|\+|1st xraid set, 1st partition: 01:00 - 12:30 UT|\ 
-|1st xraid set, 2nd partition: 12:30 - 24:00 UT|\+|1st xraid set, 2nd partition: 12:30 - 24:00 UT|\ 
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-**DISKS - TIDBINBILLA**\+**DISKS - TIDBINBILLA**\ 
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-Record on /​data/​removable/​* at Tidbinbilla (2 x 4 x 400 GB sets).\+Record on /​data/​removable/​* at Tidbinbilla (2 x 4 x 400 GB sets).\ 
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-At Tid the removables should be changed mid way through the experiment, at 12:30 UT.  Approximately 1.4 TB of data will be on each set of removables.\+At Tid the removables should be changed mid way through the experiment, at 12:30 UT.  Approximately 1.4 TB of data will be on each set of removables.\ 
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-The durations and changeover times for the two sets of removables are:\+The durations and changeover times for the two sets of removables are:\ 
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-|1st removable set: 01:00 - 12:30|\+|1st removable set: 01:00 - 12:30|\ 
-|2nd removable set: 12:30 - 24:00|\+|2nd removable set: 12:30 - 24:00|\ 
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-**DISKS - GENERAL**\+**DISKS - GENERAL**\ 
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-All stations should record using disko as usual (ATCA, Parkes, Mopra should choose "Chans 1->​8"​).\+All stations should record using disko as usual (ATCA, Parkes, Mopra should choose "Chans 1->​8"​).\ 
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-Please note here on the wiki (under "​Observing comments for each antenna"​) the label on the disk and the partition on the disk used for each time range for this experiment.\+Please note here on the wiki (under "​Observing comments for each antenna"​) the label on the disk and the partition on the disk used for each time range for this experiment.\ 
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-**TIDBINBILLA AND HOBART FREQUENCIES AND POLARISATIONS**\+**TIDBINBILLA AND HOBART FREQUENCIES AND POLARISATIONS**\ 
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-Tid only has LCP at 1.6 GHz and should set up to record 4 channels of LCP at 256 Mbps using the vsop profile on the DAS, matched to the 4 channel frequencies given in the table. ​ This will allow Tid to match LCP at all 4 frequencies for the ATNF antennas.\+Tid only has LCP at 1.6 GHz and should set up to record 4 channels of LCP at 256 Mbps using the vsop profile on the DAS, matched to the 4 channel frequencies given in the table. ​ This will allow Tid to match LCP at all 4 frequencies for the ATNF antennas.\ 
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-Likewise, Hobart should also set up to record LCP at 256 Mbps using the vsop DAS profile. ​ Like Tid this will allow LCP coverage of all 4 frequencies of the ATNF antennas, and will exactly match Tidbinbilla. ​ This setup will require splitting the RF signal and setting up two IF chains, one into each IFP of the DAS. \+Likewise, Hobart should also set up to record LCP at 256 Mbps using the vsop DAS profile. ​ Like Tid this will allow LCP coverage of all 4 frequencies of the ATNF antennas, and will exactly match Tidbinbilla. ​ This setup will require splitting the RF signal and setting up two IF chains, one into each IFP of the DAS. \ 
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-^ IFP#1 Skyfreq ​      | 1650.00 LCP |\+^ IFP#1 Skyfreq ​      | 1650.00 LCP |\ 
-^ IFP#2 Skyfreq ​      | 1682.00 LCP |\+^ IFP#2 Skyfreq ​      | 1682.00 LCP |\ 
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-**DAS & Recorder Setup**\+**DAS & Recorder Setup**\ 
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-Hobart and Tidbinbilla connect DAS directly to VSIC as per normal\+Hobart and Tidbinbilla connect DAS directly to VSIC as per normal\ 
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-Parkes, ATCA & Mopra connect both DAS to single VSIC input using '​Huygens'​ cable. DAS#2 should be configured to be the higher frequency and connected to input#2 (input with clock lines connected).\+Parkes, ATCA & Mopra connect both DAS to single VSIC input using '​Huygens'​ cable. DAS#2 should be configured to be the higher frequency and connected to input#2 (input with clock lines connected).\ 
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-**SCHEDULES**\+**SCHEDULES**\ 
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-ATCA schedule on leon as v190c\+ATCA schedule on leon as v190c\ 
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-Mopra schedule - I don't know how to create vlobs schedules on bigrock (SJT). ​ Chris will sort out the Mopra schedule.\+Mopra schedule - I don't know how to create vlobs schedules on bigrock (SJT). ​ Chris will sort out the Mopra schedule.\ 
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-Parkes schedule on ftp site as v190c.psn\+Parkes schedule on ftp site as v190c.psn\ 
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-Tidbinbilla and Hobart - VEX file on ftp site as v190c.skd\+Tidbinbilla and Hobart - VEX file on ftp site as v190c.skd\ 
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-**ATCA**\+**ATCA**\ 
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-Tie all 5 antennas in CATIE\+Tie all 5 antennas in CATIE\ 
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-antenna 12345 12345\+antenna 12345 12345\ 
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-fun xx-yy xx+yy xx-yy xx+yy (RCP LCP, RCP LCP)\+fun xx-yy xx+yy xx-yy xx+yy (RCP LCP, RCP LCP)\ 
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-gain 2\+gain 2\ 
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-===== Observing comments for each antenna:\\ =====+===== Observing comments for each antenna:\ =====
  
-| [[.:​v190cpalog | Pa]] | [[.:​v190catlog | At]] | [[.:​v190cmplog | Mp]] | [[.:​v190cholog | Ho]] | [[.:​v190ctilog | Ti]] |\\+| [[.:​v190cpalog | Pa]] | [[.:​v190catlog | At]] | [[.:​v190cmplog | Mp]] | [[.:​v190cholog | Ho]] | [[.:​v190ctilog | Ti]] |\ 
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 +----\ 
 +===== Observing Logs\ ===== 
 +[[http://​www.atnf.csiro.au/​cgi-bin/​vlbi/​parkes-onsource.pl?​session=Aug2006&​start=235/​00:​00:​00&​end=235/​23:​58:​00| Parkes onsource flagging]]\\\ 
 +[[http://​www.atnf.csiro.au/​cgi-bin/​vlbi/​mopra_onsource.pl?​exper=v190c| Mopra onsource flagging]]\\ 
 +[[http://​www.atnf.csiro.au/​cgi-bin/​vlbi/​mopra_tsys.pl?​exper=v190c&​plot=0| Mopra Tsys]]\ 
 +([[http://​www.atnf.csiro.au/​cgi-bin/​vlbi/​mopra_tsys.pl?​exper=v190c&​plot=1|plot]])\
  
  
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