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-====== ​ VLBI teleconference,​ 09 October 2009 ====== 
-=====  11.00 Perth, 14.00 Eastern, 16.00 New Zealand ===== 
-N.B. Eastern Australia has gone to Summer time. 
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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: 2804 
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-Chair: Tasso Tzioumis 
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-Attendance: Shinji Horiuchi (SDCCC, Canberra);​Claire Hotan, Aquib Moin, Cormac Reynolds(Curtin);​ Tasso Tzioumis, Chris Phillips, David Jauncey(ATNF Marsfield); Ettore Carretti (ATNF, Parkes); Phil Edwards (ATNF, Narrabri); Jamie McCallum (UTas, Mt Pleasant), Jim Lovell(UTas,​Hobart);​ Roopesh Ojha (USNO at Marsfield) 
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-Apologies: Steven Tingay, Hayley Bignall, Simon Ellingsen, Tim Natush, Sergei Gulyaev 
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-**Agenda** 
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-  *  Review of [[lbaops:​telecon2009aug27| Actions from last meeting 27Aug09]] 
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-  *  Review of [[lbaops:​telecon2009jul29| Actions carried from second last meeting 29Jul09]] 
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-  *  REPORTS/​UPDATES 
-    *  Last VLBI Session 
-    *  DiFX meeting 
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-  *  Issues for sessions this semester 
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-  *  Discussion with Roopesh. 
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-  *  Feb 2010 VLBI meetings 
-    *  IVS meeting in Hobart (Lovell) ​ 
-      *  ftp://​ivscc.gsfc.nasa.gov/​pub/​general-meeting/​2010/​poster/​IVSGM_2010_Poster_thumb.jpg [[http://​ivscc.gsfc.nasa.gov/​meetings/​gm2010/​|Meeting web page]] 
-    *  Astro meetings in NZ (Tingay) 
-    *  LBA ops/eVLBI mtg? 
-  *  Update on New Zealand antenna (Gulyaev) 
-  *  AuScope Update (Lovell) 
-    *  See [[http://​www-ra.phys.utas.edu.au/​auscope/​|the AuScope VLBI web page]] 
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-  *  AOB 
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-**Actions arising** ​ ** ** Updated full list as at 9/​10/​09. ​ ** 
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-(new items in **blue**) 
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-GENERAL  ​ 
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-  *  Correlated data archive work to be completed for all Disk-based VLBI observations correlated at Swinburne and Curtin. Copies of archive at Curtin and ATNF (Claire/​Chris/​Tasso) 
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-  *  Update advice to PIs on keeping the ATCA pahsed at 8 GHZ and above. Check CABB developments (Tasso/​Richard/​Chris) 
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-  *  Complete SCHED update for the LBA and update list of "​standard"​ LBA setups. (Cormac/​Tasso) 
-    *  Merge SCHED SVN branches to new version by end of year (Cormac) 
-    *  Coordinate SCHED changes with FS scripts. (Cormac) 
-    *  Get Tid FS version to Cormac. (Shinji) 
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-  *  Mk5 Disks. New units to be ordered for correlation in Curtin and/or Bonn. Steven and Tasso to coordinate. 
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-  *  Always correlate LBA data with all 4 Stokes, unless PI objects. Starte implementation and monitor progress. (Correlator) 
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-  *  Unified LBA monitoring and control, to include Ho & Cd. Continue to develop. (Simon/​Jamie/​Tasso) ​ 
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-  *  Investigate differential GPS setups for troposphere/​ionosphere calibration (Chris/​Cormac/​Jamie) ​ 
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-OTHER 
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-  *  eVLBI data pipeline to be set on Cave (Cormac/​Chris/​Aquib) ​ 
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-  *  Check for GMRT shipment of test VLBI data to Curtin. (Tasso) 
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-  *  cdisko upgrade very good. Only additional feature requested is a scroll-bar on the cdisko window. (Jamie S.) 
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-  *  XFS on disks to be further checked at 512 Mbps on production run.(Chris/​Jamie) 
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-  *  eSATA disks for Tid data copying and transfer. (Chris/​Shinji) 
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-  *  Check on status of ATNF C-band (4.8 GHz) Rx at Parkes. (Phil) 
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-  *  Change software correlators to DiFX 1.5. eVLBI for next session. Needs other changes to scripts and userguides (Cormac/​Chris) 
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-  *  Replace faulty network switch on CAVE (Chris/​Shaun) 
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-  *  Possible to do 1-baseline at 3 Gbps with ATNF antennas. Will require some DAS developments. Science project proposals to Chris. 
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-MEETINGS and DEMOS 
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-  *  e-VLBI demo on 11th Nov. ATNF to find observer support at Parkes. 
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-  *  e-VLBI demo with Fortaleza. Network tests to be done first. (Chris/​Tasso) 
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-  *  Next LBA ops/e-VLBI meeting next February, during IVS week in Hobart (8-12th),​likely on Thu-Fri (11-12). Explore and coordinate. ​ (Tasso) 
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-  *  APAN e-VLBI demo on afternoon 10th February. Need to coordinate technical requirements with  AARNet. Already in ATNF schedule.(Chris/​Tasso) ​ 
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-  *  Next telecon: mid November 2009, ?? pm Sydney time (Tasso/​Chris/​Cormac) 
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