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LBA Ops and technical meeting, 17-18 Feb 2015, Meeting Room, CDSCC, Tidbinbilla, ACT —————————————————————————– Tuesday 17 Feb 2015 8:15-8:30 Coffee and tea | 8:30-8:35 | Introduction | Ed & Shinji | | 8:35-8:45 | Access to Tid and need for fast network | Ed | | 8:45-9:15 | LBA Proposals and block scheduling | Phil | | 9:15-9:30 | LBA Schedules | Cormac | | 9:30-10:00 | Telescope Reports | | | 10:00-10:30 | Observing Issues | Chris | | 10:30-11:00 | Morning Tea | | | 11:00-11:45 | Correlation | Cormac | | 11:45-12:15 | PI Support | Chris | | 12:15-12:30 | Access to Tid | Phil | | 12:30-1:30 | Lunch | | | 1:30-1:45 | Radioastron Science | Dave | | 1:45-3:00 | Improving the LBA | Chris | | 3:00-3:30 | Afternoon Tea | | | 3:30-4:30 | Review of action items and general discussion || * Welcome, Introductions and Housekeeping (Shinji, Ed, Chris) 5min * Access to Tid and need for fast networking (Ed) 10min * LBA proposals and block scheduling (Phil Edwards) 30min * call for proposals * proposal stats * OPAL * LBA+EVN scheduling? * LBA schedules (Cormac Reynolds) 15min * SCHED * Wiki * Telescope reports/issues (30min) * ATNF (JamieS, Chris) * Tid (Shinji) * UTAS including AuScope (JamieMc, Jim) * AUT including 30m developments (StuartW) * Observing issues (Chris) 30min * Data transport * Real-time-fringe-checking (RTFC) * Radioastron observations * support for Radioastron observing and data transfer * PI supported observing * Auscope and Ww issues * Access to Pawsey facilities * Morning Tea * Correlation (Cormac Reynolds) 30min * DIFX developments * mixed mode/bandwidth correlation * Pipeline and data checking * Data distribution * Online archive * “mixed mode” observations * Porting DIFX to Galaxy * PI Support (Chris) 30min * Planning * Scheduling * Calibration * Improved Access to Tid (Phil) 30min * Lunch * Radioastron science (Dave) 15min * Improving LBA (Chris) 60min * Afternoon Tea * Review of action items and general discussion 18:30 - 22:00 Dinner ————————– Wednesday 18 Feb 2015 8:15-8:30 Coffee and tea | 8:30-9:00 | AARNet Report | Tim Rayner | | 9:00-9:30 | NRN 10 Gbps upgrade | Alfred? | | 9:30-10:00 | Tid Network Upgrade | John remotely | | 10:00-10:30 | LBA Technical developments | Chris | | 10:30-11:00 | Morning Tea | | | 11:00-11:30 | IM&T Resources | Afred? | | 11:30-12:00 | Future eVLBI | Chris | | 12:00-12:30 | Review of actions and general discussion || | 12:30-1:30 | Lunch | | 1:30pm-3pm closed meeting to discuss UTAS LBA contract * AARNet report (30 mins) (Tim Rayner) * NRN 10 Gbps upgrade (30min) (Alfred?) * Tid network upgrade (30min) * Technical developments (Chris Phillips) (30min) * DAS systems * Recorders * Disk systems * Xcube * Morning Tea * Available IM&T resources (30min) * Review of available resources by Alfred? * Future eVLBI (30min) * Direction * Correlators * Review of actions and General discussion * Lunch