CASA/JIVE VLBI Coordination Meeting

2019 October 30 @ 1400UTC


  • Future Meeting dates (usually last Wed of the month):
    • NEXT Meeting: 2019 Nov 20? (one week early?)
    • 2019 Dec 18? (one week early?)
    • 2019 Jan 22? (one week early?)

General Admin

  • Recent/upcoming meetings:
    • CASA User Committee (Oct 3-4)
    • ADASS (Oct 6-10)
    • George at JIVE (Oct 11,14-16) See: Summary
    • Space VLBI 2020 in Charlottesville, VA (2020 Jan 28-30)
  • CASA Newsletter (mid-Nov): contribution re EHT from Michael Janssen, via Ilse; coordinated by Bjorn
  • New CASA git repository. See: casa6
  • Current VLBI Integration branch: CAS-12325
  • (Mark) Requirements collation ConsolidatedRequirements....Any news?
    • Mark finalizing this document, including acknowledgment of prior authors
  • Work plan describing how/when CASA can replace AIPS (FY2020 NRAO/DMS Program Operating Plan)
  • Other admin?


  • Items for CASA 5.7/6.1 (Stakeholder inputs)
    • NB: Feature freeze: 2019 Dec 15
    • (George, CAS-695) Support correlation-dependent flagging, with user option.
    • (George, CAS-12735) Frequency meta-info consolidiation (see also CAS-12553)
    • (Mark/George, CAS-12591) spwmap fix
    • (Des, CAS-?????) Deploy dispersive term solve, including user term control
    • (George/Des, CAS-xxxxx) Convert CC tables to image or ComponentList for resolved model-setting
    • (Mark, CAS-8546) GAINCURVE definition, deployment of standardization
    • (Des, CAS-?????) Wide bandwidth
  • Items for future cycles:
    • (George) Per-scan interpolation option?
    • (George) Overlapping solution intervals (CASR-467, CASR-468)?
    • (Mark) EOP
    • (Des/George) PCAL (Des has ad hoc scripts, need prioritization from VLBA)
    • (George) Polarization calibration w/ resolved calibrators
    • (Des) CAS-12485? fringefit weighting control (test data options pending)
    • (Des) Baseline stacking?
    • (Walter) Advanced VLBA Amplitude calibration a la Walker memo from a few years ago?
      • Bandpass normalization flexibility: voltage vs. power


  • Anything to discuss?


-- GeorgeMoellenbrock - 2019-10-29
Topic revision: r1 - 2019-10-29, GeorgeMoellenbrock
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