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Jamie McCallum
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Jim Lovell
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 ====== AuScope VLBI Operations meeting : 8 Oct 2013, AuScope Operations Room: Minutes ====== ====== AuScope VLBI Operations meeting : 8 Oct 2013, AuScope Operations Room: Minutes ======
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   - Review of [[operations:​obssummary|recent experiments]]. ​   - Review of [[operations:​obssummary|recent experiments]]. ​
-    - Experiments ​to be reviewed ​(if correlation reports are in) plus any issues to raise from newer experiments observed but not yet correlated: +    - Experiments reviewed  
-      * CRF77  - **review** (Aug 28) +      * CRF77  - Hb started with wrong frequency setup, leading to poor data yields. Yg had several clock jumps. 
-      * RD1307 ​- **recently observed, review** +      * RD1307  
-      * R4604 - **recently observed, review** +      * R4604  
-      * AUST13 ​- **recently observed, review** +      * AUST13  
-      * T2092 - **recently observed, review** +      * T2092  
-      * RD1308 - **recently observed, review** +      * RD1308 - Log needs to be sent 
-      * R4606 - **recently observed, review** +      * R4606 
-Reboot at end of week+
   - Previous Action Items   - Previous Action Items
-    - Hb DBBC drifts still occurring? Seems OK +    - Hb DBBC drifts still occurring? ​ 
-    - Yg clock jumps (All, MOBLAS). None reported +      - Seems OK. Not seen in past 2 weeks 
-    - Light in Ke control room (Brett, Martin). ​Pester Brett and Martin +    - Yg clock jumps (All, MOBLAS). ​ 
-    - use of blue car (Jim). FBT. +      - None reported ​but only 2 sessions recently. Keep watching out for it 
 +    - Light in Ke control room (Brett, Martin). 
 +      - Follow-up needed 
 +    - use of blue car (Jim). ​ 
 +      - Use of the car is restricted to transport between Sandy Bay campus and Mt Pleasant. Home-work transport has FBT implications
   - Roster   - Roster
-    - Some changes requested. To do (Jim)+    - Some changes requested. ​**To do (Jim)**
     - 20-day marathon. Times OK?     - 20-day marathon. Times OK?
       - 12 AM - 9 AM       - 12 AM - 9 AM
       - 9 AM - 5 PM       - 9 AM - 5 PM
       - 5 PM - 12 AM       - 5 PM - 12 AM
 +      - Some shifts may need to be tweaked a little (plus or minus an hour) to accommodate availability. ​
   - Recent software, hardware changes.   - Recent software, hardware changes.
-    - PCFS on all three sites. Watch the input filter settings!+    - PCFS on all three sites. 
 +      - Watch the input filter settings ​as schedulers still need to update their catalogues
     - DBBC:     - DBBC:
       - Use v104_2 at Hb, Yg       - Use v104_2 at Hb, Yg
-      - Use v102 at Ke (hardware change needed for v104_2) +      - Use v102 at Ke (hardware change needed for v104_2, needs testing
-      - Check Ke (Jim) +      - **Action:​** ​Check Ke (Jim)
-  - Disk transfers, changes and email list. +
-    - transfers@postoffice.maths.utas.edu.au+
   - Operational issues   - Operational issues
-    - Keys and swipe-cards 
     - Ke RFI     - Ke RFI
-      - Monitor full band (Martin, Jim) +      - **Monitor full band (Martin, Jim)** 
-    - Medical Disclosure forms.+    - Medical Disclosure forms. ​**Please submit to Karen (all)**
     - Processing logs, multiple disks [[operations:​agenda2013_10_08_eg1|Example]]     - Processing logs, multiple disks [[operations:​agenda2013_10_08_eg1|Example]]
-      - Hand editing required. ​Volunteer ​to fix the script?+      - Hand editing required. ​**Chris has volunteered ​to look at fixing ​the script(s)**
   - Q & A   - Q & A
-    - Disks. Which module should be ised for which experiment? Imogen setting up a wiki page for this.+    - Disks. Which module should be used for which experiment? ​**Imogen setting up a wiki page for this.**
     - Fringe check script. Correlation done but no fringe plot? Ctrl-C after correlation can give you the plots - sometimes (Jamie) ​ **Changed fcgeo.sh script ** - now uses startcorr.pl rather than mpirun which seems to deal with the problem.     - Fringe check script. Correlation done but no fringe plot? Ctrl-C after correlation can give you the plots - sometimes (Jamie) ​ **Changed fcgeo.sh script ** - now uses startcorr.pl rather than mpirun which seems to deal with the problem.
-  ​- Next meeting : Thu 24 Oct at 10 AM +    - Add procedure to Reboot PCFS PCs regularly (at end of week?) - **(Jim)** 
 +  ​- Next meeting : Thu 31 Oct at 10 AM
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