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LBA Schedule and Observing Roster for Hobart, September 2012

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Session Notes:

  • Jamie and Brett/Anita to be in Ceduna. Hobart observers need not operate Ceduna this time.
  • Katherine and Yaragadee to participate in all S/X band experiments. AuScope experiment changeover and monitoring to be handled by Hobart observers (will be run from a VNC window on newsmerd). Documentation here
  • Please remember to stick a post-it note with the experiment name on the disks when you remove them!
  • Don’t forget to update the ATNF wiki for each experiment. Bare minimum is frequencies, DAS profile and disks. Add any other relevant information. (See past entries for reference.)

Observing & Monitoring Checklists:

Observing setup checklist for LBA can be found here.

Observing Roster for Hobart:

Shift time (local AEST)Experiment(s)BandNotesDifficultyObserver
Fri 14 Sep 11 PM - Sat 15 Sep 9 AMvt02q, v469aS/X, also L-band tests?Ke+Yg participatingMEDIUMStas
Sat 15 Sep 9 AM - Sat 15 Sep 9 PMv469aS/XKe+Yg participatingMEDIUMJo
Sat 15 Sep 9 PM - Sun 16 Sep 9 AMv469a, vc179+v252aeS/X, 8.4 GHzKe+Yg participatingMEDIUMDave
Sun 16 Sep 9 AM - Sun 16 Sep 9 PMv252ae8.4 GHzKe+Yg participatingEASYCourtney
Sun 16 Sep 9 PM - Mon 17 Sep 8:30 AMv252ae, vc180+v252af8.4 GHzKe+Yg participatingMEDIUMJD
Mon 17 Sep 4 PM - Tue 18 Sep 8:30 AMv252af, vc181+v252ag8.4 GHz, 22 GHzKe+Yg participating in 252afMEDIUMVasaant
Tue 18 Sep 4 PM - Wed 19 Sep 8:00 AMv252ag22 GHz EASYWarren

Observing Roster for Katherine & Yaragadee:

Ke and Yg observer scheduled for Stas’s experiment start-up only due to the need to switch AuScope quickly from IVS to LBA mode when LBA is already underway. All other AuScope experiment changes to be handled by Hobart observers.

Shift time (local AEST)Experiment(s)BandNotesDifficultyObserver
Fri 14 Sep 11 PM - Sat 15 Sep 9 AMvt02q, v469aS/X MEDIUM?Claire

Setup Notes:


ExperimentAgilentLO (SML01/SML02)Tone (SMY01)DAS ProfileDisksStart time (AEST)Notes
vt99a14.0 GHz793 MHz843 MHz64MHZ_N.PRO*Fri 14, 9:00 AMASKAP SX-band tests. Jo to operate remotely.
vt02q    *Fri 14, 11:00 PMTests: S/X, also L-band?
v469a----Mark5ASat 15, 5:00 AMKe+Yg participating
vc179+v252ae14.0 GHz777/809 MHz841.4/844.6 MHzVSOP.PRO*Sun 16, 5:00 AMKe+Yg participating, record v252ae to an new disk.
vc180+v252af14.0 GHz777/809 MHz841.4/844.6 MHzVSOP.PRO*Mon 17, 6:00 AMKe+Yg participating, record v252af to a new disk
vc181+v252ag16.6 GHz636 MHz892.2 MHzVSOP_HO.PRO*Tue 15, 7:00 AMRecord v252ag to a new disk

* The following disks have been emptied and are available for recording (as of 10/09/2012):
Empty disks will either be mounted for you or located in front of the Xraids. If you need to swap in a new disk, see instructions here


ExperimentAgilentLO (SMY01/SMY03)Tone (SMY02)DAS ProfileDisksStart time (AEST)Notes
vt02q     Fri 14, 11:00 PMTests: S/X, also L-band?
v469a13.04 GHz637/669 MHz841.4/844.6VSOP.PRO Sat 15, 5:00 AMKe+Yg participating
vc179+v252ae13.04 GHz637/669 MHz841.4/844.6VSOP.PRO Sun 16, 5:00 AMKe+Yg participating
vc180+v252af13.04 GHz637/669 MHz841.4/844.6VSOP.PRO Mon 17, 6:00 AMKe+Yg participating
vc181+v252ag17.4 GHz336 MHz892.2 MHzVSOP.PRO Tue 15, 7:00 AM 
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