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These notes are intended for Parkes astronomy observations, specifically the v271 series at x-band. They are probably not correct for IVS geodesy or Mark5 astronomy at other frequencies
Parkes is equipped with a Mark5b disk recorder and a Mark4 distribution rack upgraded to a MAR5K “formatter”.
> cd ~observer/smsetup
> smrun MK-V_MARS.cmd
|VCs 1–3||IF 1 LO|
|VCs 4–8||IF 1 HI|
The required patching seems to be shown in the procedure file generated below
The following are a list of useful commands to run on the pcfs to control the Mark5