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VLBI teleconference, 16 December 2009

11.00 Perth, 14.00 Eastern, 16.00 New Zealand

N.B. Eastern Australia is in Summer time.


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: 3811

Chair: Tasso Tzioumis

Attendance: Shinji Horiuchi (SDCCC, Canberra); Aidan Hotan, Claire Hotan, Cormac Reynolds, Hayley Bignall (Curtin); Tasso Tzioumis, Chris Phillips, ATNF Marsfield); Phil Edwards, Jamie Stevens (ATNF, Narrabri); Jamie McCallum, Brett Reid (UTas, Mt Pleasant); Aidan Hotan (Curtin at UTas); Shaun Amy (ATnF) & Megan Argo (Curtin) (on mobile!)



  • Scheduling issues
  • Observing support
  • Reports from observatories
  • Issues for correlator
  • eVLBI issues

Actions arising

N.B.: Only actions for Dec 09 VLBI session.

(For ongoing action items see list at Actions from last meeting 2009Dec02)

  • Parkes cable changes should be documented in advance on Wiki (Chris/Cormac)
  • Parkes observers should be notified of any “on-the-fly” cable changes (Chris/Ettore)
  • For Parkes calibration, should try to get Tcal information from point/cal scans (Shaun/Ettore/Tasso/Chris)
  • Ship Parkes Mk5 tapes to Bonn (Chris/Ettore)
  • Ship Cd data on Mk5 observations from Curtin to Bonn, after conversion (Chris/Claire)
  • Attend IVS mini-TOW workshop at Hobart on Feb 13, 2010 for more Mk5 training (All)
  • Put review of scheduling on ops meeting agenda on Feb 12 (Tasso)
  • Sort out DAS modes and Wiki (Cormac/Chris)
  • Work on cdisko to address emerging issues (Jamie Stevens / Chris Phillips)
    • Review and add to cdisko issues wiki page (all)
    • Recode of cdisko (Jamie S)
    • Reports in ops meeting (Jamie S)
    • At ATNF do not run cdisko on recorder computers, to guard against problems (Chris/Jamie/Tasso)
  • Check impact of delay offset in CABB polarisations by checking in AIPS (Cormac)
  • Provide information and draft agenda on Ops workshop 12 Feb, 2010 at Hobart (Tasso)

Next meeting: LBA Ops Friday 12 Feb 2010, Hobart.

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