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 +====== ​ VLBI teleconference,​ 7 April 2009 ======
 +=====  12.00 Perth, 14.00 Eastern, 16.00 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: ??
 +
 +Chair: TBD
 +
 +Attendance:
 +??
 +
 +Tingay, Reynolds, Moin, Bignall, C. Hotan, A. Hotan (Curtin);
 +Tzioumis, Phillips (ATNF Marsfield);
 +Horiuchi (Tidbinbilla);​
 +Lovell (Hobart); Reid (Mt. Pleasant);
 +Stevens (ATNF Narrabri);
 +Rioja, Dodson (UWA)
 +
 +**Agenda**
 +
 +  *  Review of [[lbaops:​telecon2009feb11 | Actions from last meeting]]
 +
 +  *  Reports
 +    *  Feb 2009 VLBI session
 +    *  eVLBI demo to Curtin on March 11.
 +    *  e-VLBI/​VLBI/​Networking & Operations meetings 10-12 March 
 +    *  GMRT-Mopra test observation
 +    *  EAVN meeting (Phil)
 +    *  IVS and VLBI2010 (Jim)
 +
 +  *  Update on ASKAP VLBI EoI and ICRAR investment plan (Tingay)
 +  *  Status of ARCS data transfer tests to iVEC (Phillips)
 +  *  Update on New Zealand antenna (Gulyaev)
 +  *  Update on Curtin cluster at Narrabri (Phillips/​Amy)
 +  *  AuScope Update (Lovell)
 +
 +  *  Observations next semester
 +
 +  *  AOB
 +
 +
 +**Actions arising**
 +
 +(new items in **blue**)
 +
 +GENERAL
 +  *  One of Curtin Mark5B+ units to be shipped to AUT when they arrive, plus an invoice to AUT. (Steven) - updated 28/01/09 - Shipping cockup by supplier. ​ Delay in delivery of units. 11/2/09 - in progress.
 +
 +  *  Swinburne archive of correlated VLBI data to be moved to ATNF & Curtin at end of all Swinburne correlation (Steven/​Claire) - update 28/01/09 - Swinburne correlation complete. ​ Claire transferring data to Curtin. ​ Will tidy up before sending on to ATNF.  Claire to advise ATNF on archive size. 11/2/09 - in progress.
 +
 +  *  Options for disks and data transport:
 +    *  Buying excess disks from Swinburne VLBI pool and/or Mk5 disks. (Tasso/​Steven) - update 28/01/09 - Tasso and Steven still discussing.
 +    *  Initiate discussion on next generation VLBI systems and disks (Mk5b/​Mk5c/​of-the-self) for the March LBA meeting. (Tasso/​Steven) - update 28/01/09 - to be added to agenda for March meeting. ​ UTas to be debriefed and kept in loop with meeting outcomes.
 +
 +  *  Provide additional advice to PIs on scheduling the ATCA to keep it phased up at 8 GHz and above (Tasso) - update 28/01/09 - Richard to have input regards polarisation properties. 11/2/09 - to be tested with observations in next session.
 +
 +  *  List on the Wiki available bands/​polarisations at each LBA antenna. Also update "​standard bands" (from S2) and define "​standard"​ bands for wide-band recording. (Cormac/​Tasso). 11/2/09 - initial progress within SCHED. Will be further followed up.
 +
 +  *  Curtin Cluster at Narrabri: we would like to get the cluster up once the network is installed. Action on Tasso and Shaun to get the networking going as soon as possible (Tasso/​Shaun) - update 28/01/09 - Gear ordered and arrived. ​ Work to be done in next ~3 weeks. ​ Jamie at Narrabri maybe get involved.
 +
 +
 +
 +
 +NEXT OBSERVING SESSION
 +
 +
 +  *  Observing support schedule for next session on the Wiki 
 +
 +
 +  *  Expedite ARCS support for data transfers (Steven/​Cormac/​Tasso/​Chris)
 +
 +
 +
 +OTHER
 +
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 +
 +
 +
 +
 +  *  Next telecon: Wed ??, 2009, 2pm Sydney time (Tasso/​Chris)
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