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lbaops:telecon2012nov02

VLBI teleconference, Friday 02 November 2012

02:30 UT - 10:30 Perth, 13:30 Eastern Summer Time, 15:300 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: 0447

Chair: Tasso Tzioumis

Attendance: Cormac Reynolds, Hayley Bignall, Ramesh (Curtin); Tasso Tzioumis, Chris Phillips, Phil Edwards, Giannis Gonidakis (CASS Marsfield); Jamie Stevens (CASS Narrabri); Shinji Horiuchi (CASS Tidbinbilla); Brett Reid, Jamie McCallum, Joe Dawson, Simon Ellingsen, Vassant (UTas); Oleg Titov (Geoscience); Richard Dodson (UWA)

Apologies:

Agenda

  • Planning for next VLBI session(s)
    • 9-16 November 2012 LBA session
      • Schedules
      • Telescope support
      • Fringe testing
      • Observers
      • Disks
      • L-band Cd observing
      • ASKAP support
      • AuScope participation
      • Wiki logs
      • Any other issues
  • Upcoming RadioAstron observations
  • ATCA/Mopra/Tid 32GHz test observations?
  • 14-21 March 2013 LBA session.
  • Data transfers.
  • News and Reports from observatories & correlator(s)
  • e-VLBI developments/demos
  • Future plans: LBA wide-banding?
    • telescope issues
    • correlator issues
    • e-VLBI
  • Report from DIFX Developers Workshop 24-28 September, CSIRO, Sydney.
  • Report from e-VLBI/VLBI workshop. Haystack 22-24 October, and Back-end compatibility testing.
  • Next LBA operations/technical/eVLBI meeting. Hobart 12-13 February 2013??
  • AOB

Actions arising

CARRIED FORWARD/UPDATED/CONTINUING

  • LBA data archive consolidation and copy at CASS. (CASS, Curtin)
  • ATCA phasing. Check performance and implementation (Jamie S, Richard)
  • Observer training and remote observing (Tasso)
  • ATCA Tsys via CABB (CASS)
  • More Rx at ASKAP for VLBI. Methanol? (Tasso)
  • Wiki logs (All)

NEW ACTION ITEMS

  • Test schedules/documentation on Wiki (Chris)
  • Check disk usage at ASKAP (Chris)
  • L-band change at ASKAP (Tasso)
  • Accurate telescope slew rates for SCHED. Critical for V464. Send rates to Cormac (Richard)
  • Schedule more 32 GHz tests with ATCA? (Phil)
  • Tests for 22 and 43 GHz VLBI with KVN (Richard, Jamie S)
  • X-band availability at Mp for March 14-21 LBA session (CASS)
  • NSW firewall issues. Test with eVLBI (Chris)
  • TIGO data e-transfers slow. Contact Hayo? (Tasso)
  • NEXPReS BoD tests and demo would need time next semester (Tasso, Phil)
  • Pawsey centre access for VLBI and eVLBI (Chris, Cormac)
  • CABB should produce upper-sideband to avoid DiFX issues (Chris, Tim)
  • LBA data archive. Need ATNF disk space (Tasso, Shaun)
  • Auto p-cal performance at At? Ask PI(Roopesh) for report (Taso, Phil, Jamie S)
  • Tsys at ATCA still not available in CABB. Discuss with WEW (Jamie S)

STANDING ACTION ITEMS

  • LBA ops/technical/e-VLBI annual meeting in Hobart 12-13 February? (All)

Next meeting: Thursday 29 November 2012.

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