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lbaops:telecon2008oct29

VLBI teleconference, 29 October 2008

12.00 Perth, 14.00 Eastern, 16.00 New Zealand

Phone:

Vic:03 9545 8222
NSW:02 9490 8022
ACT:02 6276 6622
Qld:07 3214 2311
WA:08 6436 8844
SA:08 8273 8122
NT:08 8944 8488
Tas:03 6232 5188

Meeting ID: 3968

Chair * Steven Tingay Agenda * Preparation for November VLBI session (Phillips/Tzioumis) * Who is going where? * Disk requirements? * eVLBI tests to Curtin (Phillips/Tingay) * ASKAP VLBI Expression of Interest (Tingay) * Update on Curtin correlator (Bignall) * Status of Ceduna relative delay changes between polarizations (Simon) * Block schedules in 2009 (UTAS is likely to be a bit stretched personnel wise in 2009 and Simon would like to discuss options to ease some of the pressure with more Ceduna friendly block schedules) * Update on Hobart DiFX installation and AuScope project (Lovell) * Update on New Zealand antenna (Gulyaev) * Update on Curtin cluster at Narrabri (Phillips/Amy) * IYA 24hr eVLBI demo (Phillips) Actions arising** * Tasso and Steven to determine if a Curtin person can go to observe at Parkes for the November session. ATNF can support travel. (Tasso/Steven) * Hayley, Claire, Chris and Indra to iterate in more detail on the disk requirements and numbers available for the November session. Initial estimates look ok, but a deeper check needed. (Hayley/Claire/Chris/Indra) * Correct version of DiFX needs to be installed at Curtin for support of Mark5 format eVLBI tests. (Cormac/Chris) * Check with Mark Favas on upgrade of Curtin connection via iVEC at enable 6 x 256 Mbps eVLBI to Curtin. (Steven) * Start production of ASKAP VLBI/eVLBI EoI when EoI announcement made on Nov 1. (Steven coordinate + all) * More investigation of the polarisation-dependent delays at Ceduna and perhaps scheduling of a test observation in November to debug. (Jim/Richard) * Investigate options for buying out Swinburne VLBI pool disks that are excess to what Matthew wants to keep for ongoing research. (Tasso/Steven) * One of Curtin Mark5B+ units to be shipped to AUT when they arrive, plus an invoice to AUT. (Steven) * Work to get the Curtin cluster at Narrabri up and running ASAP, maybe with an interim switch. (Tasso/Chris/Shaun) * Move of Swinburne archive of correlated VLBI data over to ATNF, with a copy to stay at Curtin for redundancy. (Steven/Claire) * Organise next telecon: 19 November 2008, 2pm Sydney time (Tasso/Chris)

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