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   *  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. 21/5/09: All data in archive. Will check and make available to ATNF.   *  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. 21/5/09: All data in archive. Will check and make available to ATNF.
  
-  *   ​Separating XRAID disk pools. All SWIN disks to be returned to Swinburne. Curtin has already done so. ATCA and Hobart ready to ship. (21/5/09)+  *   ​Separating XRAID disk pools. All SWIN disks to be returned to Swinburne. Curtin has already done so. ATCA and Hobart ready to ship. (21/5/09). ** COMPLETED. 3/6/09 **
    
-  *  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. Richard provided report. To be disseminate ​to community. (21/5/09) +  *  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. Richard provided report. To be disseminated ​to community. (21/5/09) 
-    *  ** New CABB systems may need experimentation to check best strategy and implementation for phasing the array. (Phi/​Chris/​Tasso)**+    *  ** New CABB systems may need experimentation to check best strategy and implementation for phasing the array. (Phil/​Chris/​Tasso)**
  
   *  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.   *  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.
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     *  ** Prepare checklist for procedures for next session. (Claire)**     *  ** Prepare checklist for procedures for next session. (Claire)**
     *  ** Get observers to update disk usage on wiki (all) **     *  ** Get observers to update disk usage on wiki (all) **
-    *  ** Determine contact persons at telescopes for disk changes (Phil) ** +    *  ** Determine contact persons at telescopes for disk changes (Phil) ** ** DONE! (Jamie at Narrabri; Ettore at Parkes) ** 
-    *  ** Prepare for 2nd phase of implementation of transfers, to include Hobart, Tid (via Canberra ​ATCS node) and Ceduna (via Adelaide ​ATCS node). Will need XRAIDs at ARCS nodes. To be explored with ARCS contacts (Steven).**+    *  ** Prepare for 2nd phase of implementation of transfers, to include Hobart, Tid (via Canberra ​ARCS node) and Ceduna (via Adelaide ​ARCS node). Will need XRAIDs at ARCS nodes. To be explored with ARCS contacts (Steven).**
  
   *  ** Checklist for all LBA observations. (Tasso/​Claire/​Hayley) **   *  ** Checklist for all LBA observations. (Tasso/​Claire/​Hayley) **
  
   *  ** Mk5 Disks. New units to be ordered for correlation in Curtin and/or Bonn. Steven and Tasso to coordinate.**   *  ** Mk5 Disks. New units to be ordered for correlation in Curtin and/or Bonn. Steven and Tasso to coordinate.**
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 +  *  ** Proposal to always correlate LBA data with all 4 Stokes, unless PI objects. Richard to write short justification **
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 +  *  ** Unified LBA monitoring and control, to include Ho & Cd. (Jamie/​Tasso) **
  
 NEXT OBSERVING SESSION NEXT OBSERVING SESSION
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   *  Observing support for next session ​   *  Observing support for next session ​
 +    *  ** Observers organised for ATNF antennas. Tasso to coordinate. ** 
 +    *  ** Disks to observatories. Plenty of disks at Curtin. Claire/​Tasso to coordinate **
  
  
 OTHER OTHER
  
 +  *  ** VLBI ASKAP proposal from EoI. Draft to be circulated. (Steven) ** ** DONE **
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 +  *  ** Collaborations with South America may be possible, to compensate for loss of Hart. TIGO (Chile), O'​Higgins (Antarctica),​ Fortaleza (Brazil) & antenna in Peru. Tasso to investigate. **
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 +  *  ** Next LBA ops/e-VLBI meeting next February, during IVS week in Hobart (8-12th). May be able to have LBA meeting Thu-Fri (11-12/​02/​2010). Tasso to explore and coordinate. **
  
  
-  *  Next telecon: ​Wed 10 or 17 June ??, 2009, 2pm Sydney time (Tasso/​Chris)+  *  Next telecon: ​Thu 11 June, 2009, 2pm Sydney time (Tasso/​Chris/Cormac)
  
  
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