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 analysis:correlator-report [2014/01/08 04:05]Jim Lovell created analysis:correlator-report [2014/11/18 04:29] (current)Jamie McCallum 2014/11/18 04:29 Jamie McCallum 2014/08/11 01:15 Jamie McCallum 2014/05/15 01:22 Jamie McCallum 2014/01/19 23:57 Jamie McCallum 2014/01/10 02:51 Jamie McCallum 2014/01/08 04:05 Jim Lovell created Next revision Previous revision 2014/11/18 04:29 Jamie McCallum 2014/08/11 01:15 Jamie McCallum 2014/05/15 01:22 Jamie McCallum 2014/01/19 23:57 Jamie McCallum 2014/01/10 02:51 Jamie McCallum 2014/01/08 04:05 Jim Lovell created Line 1: Line 1: ====== Correlator report generation ====== ====== Correlator report generation ====== - This is done on hex2. Below, post-processing of AUST10 is shown as an aexample + This is done on magilla. Below, post-processing of AUST10 is shown as an aexample Binary files (''​qcodes''​ and ''​snratio''​) are in ''​~/​bin''​ Binary files (''​qcodes''​ and ''​snratio''​) are in ''​~/​bin''​ Line 8: Line 8: <​code>​ <​code>​ - $cd /​data/​AUSTRAL/​aust10/​12434 +$ cd /​data/​AUSTRAL/​aust10/​1234 - $alist -f alist.ed.out +$ aedit -f alist.ed.out > edit dup SNR > edit dup SNR > psfile 1234.psfile_rf > psfile 1234.psfile_rf give full path to 1234.ovex file give full path to 1234.ovex file - $codes +$ qcodes ​ when prompted, enter “aust10 1234” when prompted, enter “aust10 1234” - This will create the file ''​1234.qcodes''​. Note qcodes expects to find the psfile in ''/​data/​AUSTRAL/​aust10/​1234/​1234.psfile_rf''​ so check path is correct and change name of aust?? directory to lower case if needed'​ + + This will create the file ''​1234.qcodes''​. Note qcodes expects to find the psfile in ''/​data/​AUSTRAL/​aust10/​1234/​1234.psfile_rf''​ so check path is correct and change name of aust?? directory to lower case if needed. Alternatively,​ you can use "​AUST10 1234" at the prompt in which case it will look in ''/​data/​AUSTRAL/​AUST10/​1234/​1234.psfile_rf'​' Line 55: Line 56: This produced an error message: This produced an error message: <​code>​“Could not match S baseline Lg from alist”​ <​code>​“Could not match S baseline Lg from alist”​ - Lg = Hb-Ht, but the apriori file has this baseline as Ht-Hb (i.e. gL), so edit line 2 of the apriori file and change Ht-Hb to Hb-Ht. + Lg = Hb-Ht, but the apriori file has this baseline as Ht-Hb (i.e. gL), so edit line 2 of the apriori file and change ​both instances of Ht-Hb to Hb-Ht. OK now OK now Check ''/​data/​AUSTRAL/​Stations_Codes_CR.txt''​ agrees with coding used for experiment Check ''/​data/​AUSTRAL/​Stations_Codes_CR.txt''​ agrees with coding used for experiment - Create a file called ''/​data/​AUSTRAL/​aust10/​1234/​aust10.txt''​ with some header information ​(see previous experiments for examples) + Create a file called ''/​data/​AUSTRAL/​aust10/​1234/​aust10.txt''​ with some header information ​as below + + <​code>​ + Experiment: A1401 + Correlator: dummy dummy CRTN + Start: 2014-247-04:​00:​00 - 2014-248-03:​51:​15 + name    dummy Ht Hb Ke Ww Yg + ​ + Put vex and v2d files from Curtin (name them ''​aust10.vex'',​ ''​aust10.v2d''​) into ''/​data/​AUSTRAL/​aust10''​ Put vex and v2d files from Curtin (name them ''​aust10.vex'',​ ''​aust10.v2d''​) into ''/​data/​AUSTRAL/​aust10''​ Line 65: Line 75: $WriteCR.pl$ WriteCR.pl ​ - For the correlation dates use the Curting ​data release date as the end and one day previous as the start. ​ + For the correlation dates use the Curtin ​data release date as the end and one day previous as the start. ​ Output file is called ''/​data/​AUSTRAL/​aust10/​1234/​aust10.corr.perl''​ Output file is called ''/​data/​AUSTRAL/​aust10/​1234/​aust10.corr.perl''​ - Edit the file and add any correlator or station notes by hand. Note the database entry is currently blank. + Edit the file and add any correlator or station notes by hand. **Note the database entry is currently blank.** + + One thing to check for is the presence of clock breaks. This is best done using aedit with the command "plot mbd". You may need to set the y-scale to see things clearly with "​yscale -0.05 0.05" (scale in microseconds,​ so this gives a \pm 50 ns window) + + If you are producing a tarball to send to Washington, you can considerably reduce the size of the file by excluding the baseband data when using tar. To do this, use this command from the data directory: ​ + + tar --exclude='​*..*'​ -cvf  aust10.tar aust10 + + This will reduce the size of the gzipped tarball from by a factor of ~10-20 (Expect sizes of a few 100 MBs). + + If you're creating a database yourself, leave the baseband data alone. You can now proceed to the next step using calc/solve (installed on ops7).