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* 2009-3-18 14:30 UT
* Note: C. Wilson points out line noise may be muted by pressing *6 which works thru the call center.
* Duration: 1 hr
* USA Toll Free Number: 877-874-1919
* Toll Number: +1-203-320-9891
* Passcode: 185064
* Leader: Al Wootten
* Attendees:


1 Old Business The enhanced Agenda from last meeting is available. Science IPT notes from last month's telecon are available.

The ALMA Compact Array under Construction, Mar 2009. The ALMA Compact Array under Construction, Mar 2009. Photo courtesy John Stoke.

See other images and animations. See other images and transporters.

  1. New Business--Project news/updates. (Hills, Peck)
    • ASAC Report and JAO Response
    • The Board has now approved the following definitions of the top level milestone and "noted" the dates that are given on the last page. Updated_Milestones
    • Here are the slides from a brief presentation REH gave to the Board. You will see the two items that got the most attention were the new plan for which pads we use at what stage and the update to the science requirements. Science_Items
    • Lots more things being completed: first two radiometers passed their provisional acceptance in-house (PIA) and are being shipping, one to Chile, one to Munich. Third (engineering model) Front End has PIA today.

Bojan Nikolic/John Richer -- Recent Materials

  • An initial memo on algorithms for phase corrections has been submitted for the ALMA Memo series. The non-refereed version can be obtained at this URL. Comments very much welcome. (Note added later: the URL now points to the refereed final version of the memo).


Current Commissioning Activities

Events of Interest

(see also Al's ALMA Biweekly Calendar)

Day Date Time Event location details
Apr 16-17
operational Reveiw NA FEIC
Apr 22
Sci IPT telecon

Upcoming Meetings

ALMA and ELTs: A Deeper, Finer View of the Universe Mar 24-27, Garching, Germany.

Millimeter and Submillimeter Astronomy at High Angular Resolution June 8-12, Taipei, Taiwan.

Images and Resources

CSV Page for Pics and Talks

-- AlWootten - 2009-03-16

Topic revision: r8 - 2010-08-02, ToddHunter
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