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VLBI teleconference, Thursday 6 June 2013

03:30 UT - 11:30 Perth, 13:30 AEST, 15:30 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: 9580

Chair: Tasso Tzioumis

Attendance: Cormac Reynolds, Hayley Bignall (Curtin); Tasso Tzioumis, Chris Phillips, Phil Edwards, Yiannis Gonidakis (CASS Marsfield); Jamie Stevens (CASS Narrabri); Jamie McCallum, Simon Ellingsen (UTas); Tim Natush (NZ)

Apologies:

Agenda

  • Planning for next VLBI session(s)
    • 13-18 June 2013 LBA session
      • Scheduling issues
      • Observation support
        • ASKAP support
        • Parkes support
        • ATCA phasing at 22 GHz
        • Mopra
      • AuScope participation
      • NZ participation
      • Tests
        • With KVN
        • NEXPRES & BoD
      • Any other issues
  • 14-19 August 2013 LBA session
    • NTFN testing
  • Upcoming RadioAstron observations ?
  • Wiki logs
  • Data transfers.
  • News and Reports from observatories & correlator(s)
  • e-VLBI developments/demos
  • Future plans: LBA wide-banding?
    • Xcube tests
    • telescope issues
    • correlator issues
    • e-VLBI
  • Organise scientific meeting in Northern Territory in 2014?
  • AOB

Actions arising

CARRIED FORWARD/UPDATED/CONTINUING

  • LBA data archive consolidation and copy at CASS. (CASS, Curtin)
    • LBA data archive. Need ATNF disk space (Tasso, Shaun) Continuing
  • ATCA phasing. Check performance and implementation (Jamie S, Richard)
  • ATCA Tsys via CABB (CASS)
    • Investigate implementation by Bob Sault (Tasso)
  • Observer training and remote observing (Tasso)
  • Wiki logs (All)
    • Annual “best” wiki-log competition. To be judged by correlator. (Tasso)
  • Schedule more 32 GHz tests with ATCA? (Phil)
    • Do local VLBI test between 2 ATCA antennas to check local issues (Chris, Jamie S)
  • NSW firewall issues. Test with eVLBI (Chris)
  • NEXPReS BoD tests and demo would need time around June 2013 (Tasso, Phil)
    • Distributed correlation with Curtin (Cormac, Chris)
    • BoD test (Chris, Tasso)
    • COMBINE the 2 tests? (Tasso)
  • Pawsey centre access for VLBI and eVLBI (Chris, Cormac)
  • Linear to Circular polarisation conversion. Most immediate for ASKAP data. (Chris, Richard, Cormac)
  • Monitoring “check-list” for ATNF telescopes (Chris, Jamie S)

NEW ACTION ITEMS

  • Try out phase-cal for ATCA tying every cal scan (Jamie S.)
  • KVN tests organisation (Richard, Chris)
  • Monica implementation at Ceduna (Jamie & Jamie)
  • Remote access to Ceduna VNC via Hobart? (Tasso, Jamie M.)
  • Remote access to Ww (Stuart, Tasso)
  • Logs timely transfers to FTP area and/or Wiki (ALL)
  • Simon Ellingsen complex schedules. Send frequency changes list to Ettore (Parkes) and Quick (Hart) for development of LO setups (Simon, Chris)
  • Consult with Carrad and Sault about Tsys implementation on the CABB (Tasso)

STANDING ACTION ITEMS

  • VLBI science meeting in 2014 at Darwin (?) and setup LOC, SOC (Tasso)

Next meeting: TBD

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