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-**VLBI/​eVLBI operations and technical meeting, Sydney, 21-22 Feb 2012** 
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-ACTIONS list 
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-The ordering of this action list roughly follows the agenda of the meeting. 
-Some actions were carried forward and modified ​ from the previous meeting(s). A consolidated and integrated list is given here. 
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-  -  ACTION: Proposals and scheduling 
-    *  Monitor available LBA time and over-subscription (Phil) 
-    *  Increase LBA time? (Phil) 
-    *  Encourage more ToOs (ATNF) 
-    *  More sessions of fewer days? Produce early schedules and information. (Phil) 
-    *  Offer Mk5 subnet recording alternative with higher-BW in call for proposals (ATNF) 
-    *  More disks at Ceduna from correlator (Correlator) 
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-  -  ACTION: SCHED issues 
-    *  Keep PIs informed on SCHED developments (Cormac,​Phil) 
-    *  Cal flags in SCHED? Update sources.dat file with calibrator flags (Cormac,​Chris) 
-      *  fringe-finders;​ phase reference sources; calibrators on long baselines; new calibrators via eVLBI 
-      *  ATCA developments for flag support (Jamie, Chris) 
-      *  VEX2 implementation for flags (Cormac, Chris) 
-      *  Flags in correlators and eVLBI (Chris, Cormac) 
-    *  Support in SCHED for new DAS 
-      *  dBBC is SCHED? (Cormac, Stewart) 
-        *  FS issus for dBBC via Ed Himwich (NZ) 
-      *  DFB3 in SCHED (Chris, Cormac) 
-        *  DFB3 specs to Cormac (Chris) 
-    *  Mixed mode scheduling in SCHED for ATNF (Cormac, Chris) 
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-  -  ACTION: Wiki/Web 
-    *  Continuing Wiki reorganisation/​maintenance for accessibility (Chris,​Cormac) 
-    *  Automate creation of Tsys and flagging files on Wiki (Cormac,​Chris) 
-    *  Link Ho, Cd and Ww cal files to wiki (Cormac) 
-    *  Development of Ww noise cal systems and logs (NZ, LBA) 
-    *  ATCA Tsys in Zoom modes (ATNF) 
-    *  Check correct ATCA DAS modes on Wiki (Chris, Cormac) 
-    *  Calibration data instructions on Wiki (Hayden, Hayley) 
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-  -  ACTION: Observing and monitoring 
-    *  L-band feed at Ww (NZ) 
-    *  Ww Tsys monitoring (NZ) 
-    *  Pursue phase problems at Cd (UTas, correlator) 
-      *  Narrow-band test observations for e-transfer 
-      *  Bruce-DAS at Cd for testing? (UTas, Curtin) 
-      *  Nathan'​s super-Bruce DAS to Cd for testing? (Curtin, UTas) 
-    *  Tropospheric data for Katherine (AuScope) 
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-    *  Better LBA monitoring 
-      *  Include LBA-live pages in recmon-like page? (Chris, Simon) 
-      *  Use cdisko catalogs and extract file lists (Jamie) 
-      *  Get Tid monitoring? (Shinji, Chris) 
-      *  Ww monitoring via scripts (Stewart, Cormac) 
-      *  Try Monica polling (Jamie) 
-      *  Test monitoring error thresholds (Chris) 
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-    *  Test longer recorded data files (Chris) 
-    *  ATCA correlator modes. Check via fringe-checking in green time (ATNF) 
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-    *  Streamline fringe-checks for Mk5 (Chris) 
-    *  Use Mk5a at Ho and Tid for higher BW 
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-    *  Investigate IVS special observations (Oleg) 
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-    *  When 2 antennas used at Tid, record in different directories (Shinji) 
-    *  Utilise all available time at Tid (Shinji, ATNF) 
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-    *  Get Parkes calibration data (Tasso, JER, Ettore) 
-    *  Get Tsys data on ATCA (Chris, Tasso) 
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-    *  ATCA Array phasing issues (Chris, Jamie, Tasso) 
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-    *  Implement VSIC mods for automatic recorder setup (ATNF) 
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-  -  ACTION: eVLBI pointing for Ww (Chris, Cormac, Jamie M, NZ) 
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-  -  ACTION: Data storage and transfers 
-    *  Investigate future ARCS transfers or alternatives (ATNF) 
-    *  Mk5 in Canberra for Tid transfers or ship Mk5 disks to Hobart? (Shinji, ATNF, UTas) 
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-  -  ACTION: Correlators 
-    *  Advance warning to correlator of technical requirements of observations (PIs) 
-    *  Feedback from PIs (Phil, PIs) 
-    *  Reduction pipeline on Cave for e-VLBI (Chris, Cormac) 
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-    *  Copy LBA data archive to ATNF (Curtin, ATNF) 
-      *  investigate RPFITS issues with Adam. 
-    *  LBA archive online via ATOA? (Tasso) 
-      *  Investigate RPFITS and IDIFITS issues in ATOA (ATNF) 
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-    *  Aim for Tsys extraction at correlator (Curtin, ATNF) 
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-  -  ACTION: Networks and e-VLBI Demos 
-    *  Overseas telescopes in eVLBI? (Tasso) 
-      *  Indian connectivity?​ 
-      *  Regular Asia eVLBI tests? 
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-    *  NEXPReS BoD (Tasso, AARNet) 
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-  -  ACTION: e-VLBI developments 
-    *  Promote eVLBI better (All) 
-    *  eVLBI scheduling (cf EVN of ~10sessions/​year) (ATNF) 
-    *  Advertise better e-VLBI capabilities with DiFX 2.0 (Tasso) 
-    *  Utilise more e-VLBI test-time (ATNF) 
-    *  Finalise VTP standard (Chris) 
-    *  Investigate Tid e-VLBI connectivity (Tasso) 
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-  -  ACTION: DAS and Recorders/​Disks 
-    *  Monitor developments of DBBCs, DBEs etc (All) 
-      *  Procure new DAS? 
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-    *  Investigate Tsys logging in DBBC  
-      *  Collaboration with Gino and Bonn? 
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-    *  Monitor recorder/​Disk developments (all) 
-      *  Replacement of LBA recorders/​Disks?​ 
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-  -  ACTION: Next Ops meeting venue. UTas? (Tasso) 
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