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-====== ​ VLBI teleconference,​ 08 November 2011 ====== 
-=====  10.30 Perth, 13.30 Eastern Summer Time, 15.30 New Zealand (02.30 UT) ===== 
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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: 9364 
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-Chair: Tasso Tzioumis 
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-Attendance: Cormac Reynolds, Hayley Bignall, John Morgan, Hayden Rampadarath,​ Divya Palaniswamy (Curtin); Shaun Amy, Tasso Tzioumis, Chris Phillips, Yiannis Gonidakis ​ (CASS Marsfield); ​  Jamie McCallum, Brett Reid, Simon Ellingsen, Stas Shabala (UTas); ​ Jamie Stevens (CASS Narrabri); Oleg Titov (GA); Shinji Horiuchi (CASS Tid); Tim Natush (AUT) 
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-Apologies: Phil Edwards ​ (CASS); Steven Tingay (Curtin) 
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-**Agenda** 
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-  *  Planning for next VLBI session 
-    *  10-15 November 2011 
-      *  Schedules 
-      *  Telescopes 
-      *  Observers ​ 
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-    *  March 6-11 2012 
-    *  General comments 
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-  *  Reports from observatories & correlator(s) 
-    *  ATNF 
-    *  UTas 
-    *  Curtin 
-    *  Tid 
-    *  NZ 
-    *  AuScope 
-    *  Hart 
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-  *  VLBI SSP review report 
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-  *  e-VLBI developments/​demos 
-    *  official e-VLBI demo to Hobart 
-    *  e-VLBI to Brazil 
-    *  ASKAP network? 
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-  *  Proposed LBA annual meeting, February 2012 
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-  *  Impact on LBA of proposed ATNF changes 
-    *  Parkes changes 
-      *  Parkes Rx rationalisation 
-      *  IVS observations 
-      *  Parkes 12m developments 
-      *  Parkes long-term 
-    *  Mopra operations changes 
-      *  short term implications 
-      *  long term MP for LBA? 
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-  *  * Review of [[lbaops:​telecon2011sep07| Actions from last meeting 07 September 2011]] 
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-  *  Any other issues 
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-**Actions arising**  ​ 
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-CARRIED FORWARD/​UPDATED 
-  *  Consolidation of the LBA Archive to include all ATNF + Swinburne + Curtin correlated LBA data. Should also add in eVLBI output data. Maintain complete archives at Curtin and ATNF (ATNF/​Curtin) 
-    *  ATNF to develop online access to this archive (ATNF) ** - Continuing ** 
-    *  ** Arrange ATOA on-line access to archive (ATNF) ** 
-  *  Copy LBA data archive from Curtin to ATNF (Curtin, Chris) ** continuing ** 
-  *  Transfer of LBA archive from Curtin to ATNF needs route. Firewall issues? (Chris, Shaun) 
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-  *  Guidelines for phasing the atca more often during vlbi observations (ATNF) - ** to be revisited ** 
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-  *  Implement upgrade for programmable cable changes on VLBI DAS.  (Chris, Jamie S) ** continuing ** 
-  *  Contact Peter Mirtchin re DAS remote cabling changes via VSIC (Tasso) 
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-  *  Update Parkes VLBI notes on Wiki (Jamie, JER, Tasso) 
-    *  Mk5 notes for Parkes on Wiki (Chris, JER, Tasso) 
-    *  Parkes Calibration notes (JER, Ettore) 
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-  *  Investigate/​implement mixed mode correlation (64 MHz & 4 x 16 MHz) at Curtin correlator (Cormac, Chris) ** continuing ** 
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-  *  Proposal for VLBI with GMRT for next round (All) ** continuing ** 
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-  *  Try automatic pcal via schedules on atca (Jamie S) 
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-  *  Need to train observers for all antennas as more remote observing is anticipated (Tasso) ** continuing ** 
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-  *  Organise e-VLBI demo with Brazil (Tasso) 
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-NEW ACTION ITEMS 
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-  *  Mixed-mode correlation is becoming critical issue for LBA. Needs to be brought up at DiFX meeting in December (Chris, Cormac, Tasso) 
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-  *  LBA monitoring problems due to ares issues at UTas (Jamie M) 
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-  *  Ceduna issues persisting. (UTas) 
-    *  Check station clock (Brett, Stas) 
-    *  1pps phase jumps. H-maser? Check with Russians (Brett) 
-    *  Persistent phase jumps at all bands. Try test with Rb vs H-maser at S-band during lba session (Utas, CASS, Curtin) 
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-  *  Issues for next LBA session 
-    *  Mp back from 64MHz (Narrabri) 
-    *  ASKAP ready at X-band. Need operations notes on Wiki (Tasso) 
-    *  Liaise with Hart re schedules and rtfc (Chris, Cormac) 
-    *  Prepare for rtfc with Mk5 at Ww and Hh (Chris, Cormac) 
-    *  Prepare Ww for session (AUT) 
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-  *  eVLBI Demo to Hobart. (Ho, Ww, Mp) for 23/11/11. ** Postponed again ** 
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-  *  eVLBI memo to Korea at K-band (Chris) 
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-  *  Inputs to CASS changes to operations at Mopra and Parkes. Some on ATUC forum. LBA notes to be prepared. Deadine 30 Nov 11(Tasso) 
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-  *  Next LBA annual operations meeting in Marsfield. Best common week with no conflicts is 20-25 Feb 2012. Pick 2-3 days in the middle of that week. (Tasso) 
-    *  Include session for VLBA discussion (Cormac) 
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-Next meeting: Tuesday 13 December 2011. 13:30 Sydney summer time (0230 UT) 
  
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