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TOG - Agenda, May 5, 2020

Meeting start 9:30 (7:30 UT).

  1. Opening Remarks (Bach)
  2. Approval & last minute additions to Agenda (all)
  3. Acceptance of minutes from last meeting (all;Minutes from Jodrell meeting)
  4. Review of Action Items from last meeting (all; see Action Items from last meeting )
  5. Review of Permanent Action Items (all; see Permanent Action Items)
  6. Reliability/Performance of the EVN
    • Reliability/Performance of the EVN. (JIVE support scientistc)
    • NME results (JIVE support scientist)
    • Feedback from last sessions. (JIVE support scientist)
    • Amplitude calibration. (JIVE support scientist)
  7. Amplitude Calibration
    • Review of continuous cal at the stations (Bach)
  8. VLBI backends
    • DBBC2 and Fila10G news (Bach)
    • DBBC2 firmware: V107 (Bach & all)
    • Other VLBI backends: MDBE, OCTAD news
  9. Recorders: Mark 5, Mark6, Flexbuf
    • Recorder news/problems (all)
    • Flexbuff status and 2 Gbps (all)
    • Disk inventory and purchase status (Bach, all)
    • Future media requirements, Flexbuff upgrades (Bach)
  10. Stations
    • Any news? (All)
    • Availability for EVN Session II? (All)
    • New stations: ROT-54 (Sargsyan), RT-32 Zolochev (Ulyanov).
  11. eVLBI
    • Current status, new stations, 2 Gbps, … (Verkouter)
  12. JIVE
    • Technical Operations and R&D at JIVE, (Verkouter)
  13. Technical Developments
    • Path to 4 Gbps recording rates. (Bach)
    • Available IF bandwidth at all bands, receiver developments (Bach)
    • Report on higher incremental recording rates up to 32 Gbps (Bach).
    • DBBC3. Current status. Backwards compatibility and available firmware (Tuccari)
    • BRAND receiver (Alef)
    • Auxiliary scripts & central repository (Bach)
  14. Field System, status and new features
    • Status and new developments (Ed)
    • Next Generation Field System (all)
  15. Date and place of the next TOG meeting
    • Bonn in November, after session 3?
  16. AOB

End about 12:30 CEST (10:30 UT)

Session with NRAO, start at 15 CEST (13 UT) for about an hour

  1. VLBA, GMVA and Globals
    • VLBA status and high frequency updates
    • EVN status
    • GMVA status

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na/sustainability/tog/2020_05/tog-agenda-2020-05.txt · Last modified: 2020/05/14 10:07 by ubach