MMA Imaging and Calibration Group
Agenda/Minutes for meeting Tuesday, 24 February at 5:00 pm
EST. Note TIME for
today only please.
Date: 24 February 2004
pm EST (3:00 pm Socorro, 3:00 pm Tucson) Note TIME for today only please.
Phone: (434)296-7082 (CV SoundStation Premier Conference phone 3rd
floor). No Video planned.
Past minutes, etc on MMA
Imaging and Calibration Division Page
Notes from the meeting are in this font!
Science IPT Items - Wootten
- 26 February -- ALMA Board telecon 2004
Board Meeting Dates
- 1-5 March-- ALMA System Review/mini-ALMA Week, near Munich Agenda.
- 3 Mar -- ASAC Telecon. Agenda.
- 11-12 March -- AMAC Meeting, Charlottesville NTC
- 30 March -- 1 April ALMA Board meets, Socorro, N. M.
- 10-11 May -- ASAC Face-to-face meeting, Cambridge, England
- 14-15 May -- ALMA/NA Meeting, U. of Maryland Agenda
- 25-26 May -- ALMA Backend Review, Arcachon, France
- 22-23 June -- ALMA Board Meeting, Europe
- Project news/updates (Al
Most have returned
from Tokyo...ACA Project Plan Document
Science IPT notes
from Last month's telecon.
Discussion Items - (Wootten)
Configuration Sequence. Strawman.
Bandpass Calibration Memo.
- Very scuzzy UPDATED draft Calibration
- The Specs and Reqs August
03 Version(Wootten) now in almaedm as a Change Request for PB
Note that this is a major component
of our miniALMA
for further tests of amplitude
Commissioning and Verification (Wootten, Laing)
System Review --new
Design document. Committee: Wootten (Chair) Stephane
Guilloteau, Masato Ishiguro, Richard Hills, Michel Guelin
Bryan Butler, David Woody
System Design Review documentation in the ALMA forum
here Gee this is restricted--that seems strange!
Most recent version Science
Problem areas: 90 degree phase switching. Change
request submitted. Software agreed.
WVR level of correction of phase jitter. Agreement
between Science IPT and SE.
Square law detector - 2ms minimum integration time false
spec. Problem is in speed of CAN BUS.
Science IPT activities (Wootten )
Format for ALMA. Gueth comments received.
Site characterization (Radford)
Science IPT Telecon Tuesday 9 March 1500UT.
Upcoming Meetings - Wootten
Polarimetry - Current Status and Future Directions March 15-19,
Waikoloa Beach Marriott, Hawaii.
ALMA Workshop May 14-15,
University of Maryland
Cosmic Frontier: Astrophysical Instruments for the 21st Century
18-21 May 2004 Berlin, Germany
Cores, Disks, Jets
& Outflows in Low & High Mass Star Forming Environments:
Observations, Theory and Simulations July 12-16, 2004
Banff, Alberta, Canada
Molecular Universe 27-29 October 2004, Paris
V 24 - 28 October 2005 Hilton Waikoloa Village, The Big