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lbaops:telecon2009jan28 [2008/12/21 22:21]
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lbaops:telecon2009jan28 [2009/01/29 00:12]
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 +======  VLBI teleconference, 28 January 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: 8068
 +
 +Chair: Steven Tingay
 +
 +Attendance:
 +
 +**Agenda**
 +
 +  *  Review of [[lbaops:telecon2008dec10 | Actions from last meeting]]
 +
 +  *  Next VLBI session 
 +    *  Schedules
 +    *  Disks
 +    *  e-VLBI tests
 +    *  Observing support
 +
 +  *  eVLBI tests to Curtin  (<1 Gbps and >1 Gbps) (Phillips/Tingay)
 +  *  e-VLBI demo to Curtin (Tzioumis/Tingay)
 +  *  LBA operations/eVLBI/Networking meeting (Tzioumis/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)
 +  *  AOB
 +
 +**Actions arising**
 +
 +(new items in **blue**)
 +  *  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.
 +  *  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.
 +
 +  *  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.
 +  *  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)
 +
 +  *  March LBA meeting and eVLBI demo preparations:
 +    *  Tasso to prepare a 'block schedule' for the meeting and seek comment (Tasso)
 +
 +  *  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.
 +  *  Some of the new 750 GB disks appear to have bigbuf problems at 512 Mbps. Claire to send Jim some disks for an out-of-session test at Hobart (Claire/Jim)
 +  *  Curtin Cluster at Narrabri: wo 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 telecon: Wed ?? 2009, 2pm Sydney time (Tasso/Chris)
  
  
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