OVSA Expansion Prototype Review Meeting (Sep. 24-26, 2012)

Summary

The OVSA Expansion team gathered at NJIT on Sep. 24-26, 2012 for meeting to review the status and progress on the three-element array prototype. The meeting was attended by 13 team members from NJIT, Caltech, UC/Berkeley, NRAO, AFRL, and GSFC. Several students from NJIT contributed to parts of the meeting. The agenda is shown below, with links to most of the talks.

Here are links to earlier meetings: Kickoff Meeting (2010 Oct. 25-27), Conceptual Design Meeting (2011 Apr. 25-27), Technical Design Review Meeting (2011 Nov. 7-9), Preliminary Design Review Meeting (2012 Mar. 15-17)

Agenda

Monday, Sep. 24

8:30 AM Continental Breakfast

9:00 AM Opening Remarks
Don Sebastian, Sr. VP Research&Development, NJIT

9:10 AM System Level Review Get PPT file
Dale Gary, NJIT

10:00 AM Analog System Review and Status Get PPT file
Wes Grammer, NRAO

10:45 AM Break

11:00 AM Cryo-Receiver Review and Status Get PPT file
Stephen Muchovej, Caltech

11:30 AM Digital System Review and Status Get PPT file
Nimish Sane, NJIT

12:00 AM Discussion of Hardware Status and Open Issues -- All

12:45 PM Lunch

2:00 PM Network and Computing System Get PPT file
Dale Gary, NJIT

2:30 PM Monitor and Control System Get PPT file
Gelu Nita , NJIT

3:15 PM Data and Database System Get PPT file#1, Get PPT file#2
Gordon Hurford, Jim McTiernan, UC/Berkeley

3:45 PM Break

4:00 PM Pipeline Processing System Get PPT file
Jim McTiernan, UC/Berkeley; Stephen White, AFRL

4:30 PM Calibration Get PPT file
Dale Gary, NJIT

5:00 PM Discussion of Software System and Open Issues -- All

6:00 PM Dinner

Tuesday, Sep. 25

8:30 AM Continental Breakfast

9:00 AM Hardware Integration of the Prototype Get PPT file
Wes Grammer, NRAO

9:45 AM Testing Procedures and Schedule Get PPT file
Dale Gary, NJIT

10:30 AM Break

10:45 AM Expectations of Prototype Performance Get PPT file
Dale Gary, NJIT

11:15 AM Verifying Prototype Performance (CDR Requirements) Get PPT file
Dale Gary, NJIT

11:45 AM Discussion -- All

12:30 PM Lunch

1:30 PM Database Requirements Overview Get PPT file
Dale Gary, NJIT

2:00 PM Monitor Database Infrastructure Outline Get PPT file
Gil Jeffer, NJIT

2:45 PM Metadata Database Infrastructure Outline Get PPT file
Dominic Zarro, GSFC (Adnet)

3:30 PM Break

3:45 PM Database Working Discussion -- All

6:00 PM Dinner at the Gary's

Wednesday, Sep. 26

8:30 AM Continental Breakfast

9:00 AM Summary of Prototype Hardware Issues Get PPT file
Dale Gary, NJIT

10:30 AM Break

10:45 AM Summary of Prototype Software Issues Get PPT file
Dale Gary, NJIT

12:00 PM Adjourn

New Jersey Institute of Technology