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SW&IT Meeting Minutes 2019-01-14

Attendees: Andrew, David, Igor, Matthieu, Petr, Stephen, Xianyu, Yang


Labor Reporting

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LR20181217 - Bec, Matthieu 80.0
LR20181217 - Colson, Andrew 32.0
LR20181217 - Edmeades, David 40.0
LR20181217 - Sola, Igor 41.5
LR20181217 - Kubanek, Petr 40.0
LR20181217 - Hooper, Stephen 40.0
LR20181217 - Zhang, Yang 40.0
LR20181217 - Zhang, Xianyu 40.0

LR20181231 - Bec, Matthieu 64.0
LR20181231 - Colson, Andrew 54.0
LR20181231 - Edmeades, David 58.0
LR20181231 - Sola, Igor 58.5
LR20181231 - Kubanek, Petr 64.0
LR20181231 - Hooper, Stephen 64.0
LR20181231 - Zhang, Yang 64.0
LR20181231 - Zhang, Xianyu 56.0

News from management

  • PEPSI/pol high profile run in January: AGW3 & 4 must be ready
  • 3-minute survey

Previous Action Items

  • xxx

Open topics

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  • allsky images named with timestamp
  • OAC release
  • iLocater Single-Mode Data Fibers - CRA/CRB to Electronics Shop
  • BCU f/w upgrade documentation
  • Dust monitor - bring back
  • AO improvement: Luci kwds
  • AO cabinet switch upgrade - follow up
  • wifi summit upgrade
  • Tucson CR power overhaul plan
  • n507/obs upgrade
  • abell / jhill ws

Team reports


  • Management, OC, WPC
  • completed alarm handling system refactoring and packaging (AHS in git)
  • engineering science archive (ESA) continued
  • ovms+tt
  • interview: xxx
  • agw3 azcam pc follow-up
  • allsky browser app
  • sci-archive meeting
  • ESA wip continued
  • ship ahs to Shark team


  • OAC (Mon, Wed, Fri)
  • PCS co-pointing limits
  • C++11 merges (telemetry, TCS)
  • closed outstanding pull requests
  • IT7019 (version reporting, standard TCS startup)


  • IT issue #7518 NaN pixels in LBCR images, set BLANK keyword to "NaN" (need to confirm again with Olga).
  • Review LBC code to determine how it sets fits header keyword.
  • AO-Cravat:
    • Set up a basic Mod WSGI application to interact with the web interface client.
    • Now work on MongoDB query and web interface display coordination.


  • Tested ARGOS keywords (mode, frequency, radius, etc.)
  • Moved OAC config script and AzCam MagExposure script into git
  • Added AGW logic to AHS
  • Upgraded (5.1) and reverted (5.0) OAC software
    • removed unused variables
    • TODO: release policy, transform coordinates, code review


  • up the mountain Tuesday
  • allsky stuff
  • a couple of Windows things.
  • AO cabinet, switches unused as yet, but port available for OVMS TT.
  • rebooted particle monitor.
  • qemu-kvm on engineering server
  • windows update fix for Bucki
  • wildcat networks on the mountain
  • web work.


  • Mountain AGW work Tuesday
  • Following AGW cap replacement
  • Business share
    • Set up cloud backup to GDrive from Synology
    • Google File Stream now works with Team Drives. We think this might be a better way to store shared files among the admin group.
      • I created a 'Business' Team Drive and populated it with the files from the Synology directory
      • We would switch to using Synology tools to create a backup of the Google drive onto the Synology.
      • wiki test
  • Server room UPS work redux
  • Investigate new method for archive backup to Google Drive
  • 'Engineering' Tem Drive?


  • Support the internet switch shutdown and restart
  • OVMS+TT zoom and skype call
  • document OVMS+TT SW ICD
  • IT7521
  • list IDL functions and find out the PBP calls
  • 4D simulator shoud be ready in Feb


Last week:
  • OT
    • ESM/ARGOS conversion script.
  • LUCI
    • Subwindow debugging: Trying to understand a bit better GEIRS backend interaction in SRR mode also part of #7473
    • Looking at #7425 Filter wheel issue
This week:
  • LUCI
    • Subwindow debugging: Trying to understand a bit better GEIRS backend interaction in SRR mode also part of #7473
    • Looking at #7425 Filter wheel issue
Topic revision: r14 - 19 Jan 2019, IgorSola
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