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 Chair: Tasso Tzioumis Chair: Tasso Tzioumis
  
-Attendance: ​+Attendance: ​Cormac Reynolds, Hayley Bignall (Curtin); Tasso Tzioumis, Chris Phillips, Phil Edwards, Yiannis Gonidakis (CASS Marsfield); Jamie Stevens (CASS Narrabri); Brett Reid, Stas Shabala (UTas); ​ Shinji Horiuchi (Tid)  
 +  ​
  
-Apologies: ​+Apologies: ​Simon Ellingsen, Jo Dawson, Vasaant S/O Krishnan, John Reynolds
  
 **Agenda** **Agenda**
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     *  e-VLBI     *  e-VLBI
  
-  *  Review of  [[lbaops:telecon2012nov029 ​| Actions from  meeting on 29 November 2012]]+  *  Review of  [[lbaops:telecon2012nov29 ​| Actions from  meeting on 29 November 2012]]
  
   *  AOB   *  AOB
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 CARRIED FORWARD/​UPDATED/​CONTINUING CARRIED FORWARD/​UPDATED/​CONTINUING
  
 +  *  LBA data archive consolidation and copy at CASS. (CASS, Curtin)
 +    *  LBA data archive. Need ATNF disk space (Tasso, Shaun) ** Continuing **
  
 +  *  ATCA phasing. Check performance and implementation (Jamie S, Richard)
 +
 +  *  ATCA Tsys via CABB (CASS)
 +    *  Tsys at ATCA still not available in CABB. 
 +    *  Discuss with WEW (Jamie S) ** Done **
 +    *  Investigate implementation by Bob Sault (Tasso)
 +
 +  *  Observer training and remote observing (Tasso)
 +
 +  *  Wiki logs (All)
 +    *  Annual "​best"​ wiki-log competition. To be judged by correlator. (Tasso)
 +
 +  *  Schedule more 32 GHz tests with ATCA? (Phil)
 +    *  Do local VLBI test between 2 ATCA antennas to check local issues (Chris, Jamie S)
 +
 +  *  NSW firewall issues. Test with eVLBI (Chris)
 +
 +  *  NEXPReS BoD tests and demo would need time around June 2013 (Tasso, Phil)
 +    *  Distributed correlation with Curtin (Cormac, Chris)
 +    *  BoD test (Chris, Tasso)
 +    *  COMBINE the 2 tests? (Tasso)
 +
 +  *  Pawsey centre access for VLBI and eVLBI (Chris, Cormac)
 +
 +  *  Linear to Circular polarisation conversion. Most immediate for ASKAP data. (Chris, Richard, Cormac)
 +
 +  *  Monitoring "​check-list"​ for ATNF telescopes (Chris, Jamie S)
  
 NEW ACTION ITEMS NEW ACTION ITEMS
  
 +  *  Rx selection at Parkes is not obvious. Modify atsnap to remind Rx selection (John, Chris)
 +
 +  *  DAS1 stats at ATCA show problems. Investigate (Jamie S)
 +
 +  *  ASKAP antenna drive issues to be investigated (Tasso, Mike Kesteven)
 +    *  Implement EPICS interface for ANT29 and VLBI (Chris)
 +
 +  *  Hobart operational issues
 +    *  DAS profile accidental overwrite. Implement counter measures (UTas)
 +    *  Synthesiser frequency offsets confusiing. Need procedures to prevent (Brett)
 +    *  Resolve issues with default Hobart disk for fringe checks (Jamie M)
 +
 +  *  Use fauto at Ho and Cd during setup and fringe testing (Brett, Chris)
 +
 +  *  Procedures in drudg and FS to enable rtfc during runs (Chris, Cormac, Jamie M)
 +
 +  *  Flipped data for 64 MHz at Tid. Provide stand-alone data flipping program to Curtin (Chris)
 +  *  Check data transfer procedures from Tid for rftc. Use ssh and reverse tunnel? (Chris, Shinji)
 +
 +  *  NZ transfer speeds to pbstore need to be improved. (Chris, Cormac, Stuart)
 +
 +  *  ASKAP Vex schedules do not support rtfc without mods (Cormac, Chris)
 +    *  New version of SCHED to be tried out. This should support correct ASKAP Vex  (Cormac)
 +
 +  *  Need to change SCHED to implement VDIF output. Needed by DiFX corrlator (Cormac, Chris)
 +
 +  *  Block schedule may create confusion when Mk5s are scheduled in LBA. Need to expand mode description and educate PIs (Phil, Cormac)
  
 +  *  Next LBA run 13-18 June clashes with ATUC meeting on 13 June. Manage conflict (ATNF)
  
 STANDING ACTION ITEMS STANDING ACTION ITEMS
  
  
 +Next meeting: 6 June 2013, in time for June 13-18 LBA session.
  
-Next meeting: 
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