PBS film - new NPR rep will be giving comments, and animations will be added. PBS also requires that no more than 75% of funding come from any one source; will now be enforcing that rule. We'll need to find a way around that.
NBC News - Rock Center with Brian Williams, Monday at 10. Their correspondent, Harry Smith, was here and wants to do an 11-12 minute segment on ALMA. Scott Ransom was chosen to be the 'interpreter'. Filming was accomplished last week. Possible air date ~2 months. Piece may be posted on internet before airing.
Archive - can now ASDMs out of archive in Charlottesville. Now on secure system. Move into production in the next day or two. SV data may now be available, but dbase is not yet synced with metadata. Normal ALMA login will work. Data analysts will actually do the work of retrieving the data.
OT tests - Dec 1-9. First chance to look at OT and provide feedback
Data reduction support visits to Chile. First set: Crystal & Todd, Oct 17-Nov 4; Kartik & Remy Nov-Dec. Other candidates: Al, Steve, Ed (return). Tentative schedule will be worked out in JSG meetings and posted to NAASC2Chile.