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-======  VLBI teleconference, 28 January 2009 ====== 
-=====  12.00 Perth, 14.00 Eastern, 16.00 New Zealand ===== 
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-Phone: 
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-| 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 
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-Chair: Steven Tingay 
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-Attendance: 
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-**Agenda** 
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-  *  Review of [[lbaops:telecon2008dec10 | Actions from last meeting]] 
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-  *  Next VLBI session  
-    *  Schedules 
-    *  Disks 
-    *  e-VLBI tests 
-    *  Observing support 
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-  *  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) 
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-  *  Status of ARCS data transfer tests to iVEC (Phillips) 
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-  *  Update on New Zealand antenna (Gulyaev) 
-  *  Update on Curtin cluster at Narrabri (Phillips/Amy) 
-  *  AuScope Update (Lovell) 
-  *  AOB 
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-**Actions arising** 
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-(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. 
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-  *  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) 
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-  *  March LBA meeting and eVLBI demo preparations: 
-    *  Tasso to prepare a 'block schedule' for the meeting and seek comment (Tasso) 
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-  *  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. 
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-  *  Next telecon: Wed ?? 2009, 2pm Sydney time (Tasso/Chris) 
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