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  • 2005-4-19 14:00 UT
  • Duration: 1 hr
  • USA Toll Free Number: 877-874-1919
  • Toll Number: +1-203-320-9891
  • Passcode: 185064
  • Leader: Al Wootten

Topics

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

DUSTY04 collection of papers relevant to ALMA.

  1. New Business--Project news/updates (Wootten, Wilson, Kawabe)
  2. Milestones--09.2.17.2 Complete draft ICD between Science and Site Planned
  3. Subarrays--by frequency, four for ALMA, two for ACA independently tuned
  4. Frequency Switching--proposal to change spec from 0.03% to 0.025%. I have no objection; does anyone
  5. New personnel: Postdoc hired--Tony Remijan.
  6. ACA correlator PDR -- ALMA-J would like to hold the ACA correlator PDR, if at all possible on the week beginning 30 May and preferably back to back with the bands 4 and 8 PDRs. In the ACA Correlator PDR folder, you will find the CIDL and a format for the Compliance Matrix as well. I hope you have a chance to look at them. Baseline Correlator + TFB Specs
  7. Nutator Requirements discussion has begun. Comments to wiki page please.
  8. Group Activities (all)
  9. Next meeting is on May 17th (14:30 UT)

Science IPT Group Activity Reports

Please include your Group Activity Report here (How to Enter Your Report), or email it to AlWootten

1 Science IPT - IPT meetings, CVR Review, Rebaselining Options, ASAC Report, Operations Plan Vers A, New Band 5 Receivers/OTF Interferometry and the Board Meetings 4-9 April 2005.

2 ASAC news ASAC Report

3 Antennas

4 Astronomer Outreach: NRAO Newsletter ESO Newsletter. NRAO ALMA Calendar

Emerson/Laing -- Instrument Scientists

John Conway -- Configuration

  • Notes from configuration redesign telecon.

Jeff Mangum -- Calibration

Robert Lucas -- SSR

  • Meeting on 2005-4-13: Minutes
  • CDR3 is planned for early June. Release R3 plans: testing interferometry software in simulation mode.

Michiel Hogerheijde -- DRSP

Robert Laing -- Commissioning and Science Verification

Mark Holdaway/Steve Myers -- Imaging

  • See NRAO Algorithms Working Group Minutes "Pointing corrections in interferometer calibration and imaging" discussed 13 April.

L.-A. Nyman -- Site Characterization

  • The meteorological instruments group was to define the 'ancillary devices'; an old draft of that is in almaedm at: http://tinyurl.com/5ns7e which has been updated by JohnRicher (see Calibration item above).
  • The second task was to define the interface of the ancillary devices to the site. The current draft of that document is in almaedm at: http://tinyurl.com/43gvn

Science Corner:

Calendar

Events of Interest

(see also Al's ALMA Biweekly Calendar)

2005
 
 
 
 
 
Day Date Time (EST) Event location details
Wednesday
April 13
15:00UT
SSR Telecon
 
Wednesday
April 13
3-4pm
NAWG Videocon
CV-ER311
 
Thursday
April 14
15:00UT
Calibration Group Telecon
 
Tuesday
April 19
14:00UT
Science IPT Videocon
USA: 877-874-1919 World: +1-203-320-9891
Tuesday
April 19
15:00UT
ASAC Telecon
USA: 877-874-1919 World: +1-203-320-9891
Tues
April 26
1500UT
ALMA Board telecon
Telephone
Change 3/9/05
Friday
April 29
2-3pm
ANASAC Telecon
877-874-1919 PC=185064
Tuesday
May 3
14:30UT
ASAC Telecon
USA: 877-874-1919 World: +1-203-320-9891
 
Wednesday
May 04-5
all day
WVR PDR
Gothenburg, Sweden
 
Tuesday
May 17
14:30UT
Science IPT Videocon
USA: 877-874-1919 World: +1-203-320-9891
 
Thurs
May 26
1500UT
ALMA Board telecon
Telephone
 
Mon-Thurs
May 29-Jun 2
all day
AAS Minneapolis
ALMA booth part of NRAO booth
 
Sunday
June 12
1-5pm
ANASAC Face-to-Face
CfA
Tues-Weds
June 21-22
1500UT
ALMA Board Meeting
The Hague, Netherlands
 
Friday
June 24
2-3pm
ANASAC Telecon
 
 
Weds-Thurs
July 6-7
 
Front End deltaPDR
Garching
 
Thurs
Aug 4
1500UT
ALMA Board telecon
Telephone
 
Friday
August 26
2-3pm
ANASAC Telecon
 
 
Thurs
Sep 22
1500UT
ALMA Board telecon
Telephone
 
Friday
October 28
2-3pm
ANASAC Telecon
 
 
Tues-Weds
Nov 1-2
1500UT
ALMA Board Meeting
Chile
 
Thurs
Dec 8
1500UT
ALMA Board telecon
Telephone
 

Upcoming Meetings

The SZ Effect and ALMA 7-8 April 2005, Orsay (Paris area), France

Understanding the Universe through IR and Submillimeter Astrophysics May 2-3, 2005 The University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky

IAU Symposium 227 Massive Star Birth: A Crossroads of Astrophysics May 16-20 2005, Acireale, Italy

Astrobiology and the Origins of Life Hamilton, Ontario, Canada May 24-28.

Workshop on submillimeter wavelength astronomy in Cambridge (JUN 13-16).

Star Formation in the Era of Three Great Observatories July 13-15, 2005 in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Astrochemistry throughout the Universe: Recent Successes and Current Challenges 2005 August 29 - September 2; Asilomar, California

Protostars and Planets V 24 - 28 October 2005 Hilton Waikoloa Village, The Big Island, Hawaii

Mm/submm Techniques and Science session, at the URSI General Assembly 2005 October 23-29, New Delhi, India

"IR Diagnostics of Galaxy Evolution". 14-16 November 2005, Pasadena, CA

50th anniversary of the founding of NRAO October 15-19, 2006; Charlottesville, Virginia

ALMA November 13-16; Madrid, Spain

See also NAASC listing

-- AlWootten - 05 Apr 2005

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