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Room System

Phone Dial-in


  1. Dial: or bjn.vc
  2. Enter Meeting ID: 293724745 -or- use the pairing code

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Meeting ID: 293724745


10:15am PT



Discussion Items

Project updates
  • AURA - awards
  • Laptop/Passport stolen from car in La Serena
  • Time-carding starting in Chile- checkin checkout for any time start/stop work
  • Sandrine - TMA - test plan review - schedule problems being worked on.

  • Jeff Barr - food contract changing

  • Vincent u-band filter waiver (micro crack - leave it) LCR-2187 - unexpected
    • Probably best not to mention this on “public” Slack channels yet.
  • Tony updated Document-33805 on satellites and mitigation
    • Zeljko and others talking to SpaceX — project visit on Friday.
    • Tony also talking to OneWeb.
  • Reil - Camera review for shipping container - integration rediness review
  • Claver - Corrosion camera cable wrap mitigation from Tecniker ..  may cause delay (of order a week)
  • Daniel - all AURA personnel reviews must be done or HR will sit on increases.
  • Gessner - Inouye Solar Telescope -  final safety review .. all good.
  • Discussion of corona virus and safey docs sent out . NO aura travel to china.
  • Amanda -
    • Jose (new EPO hire) in La Serena this week; will be in Tucson next week.
    • EPO will have a stand at the Tucson Festival of Books.
    • System Engineering - understaffed - there is a job description for Chile post.
  • Change control for name changes - I believe this include VERA (Frossie Economou )
    • One coming for AuxTel.
    • Both the LCR and an RFC re VERA should be project-internal for now.
  • Frossie Economou — submit an RFC suggesting renaming the Science Platform to VERA.  
  • The next DMLT face-to-face meeting will be virtual (ie, on BlueJeans), and will take place from 25 to 27 February (ie in two weeks).
  • Draft agenda coming within the next few days.
  • Details are on this Confluence page.
  • John Swinbank — ensure that each session at the DMLT vF2F has a chair.  
Level 2 Milestones

Test Plans due in the next 45 days

Milestones due in the next 45 days

Any other business
  • Jeff Kantor 
    • Data files from the mountain are going over the internet, not over the specific data network.
    • Will be switched when Ron Lambert visits in on 2020-02-22.
DMLT travel & availability this week
  • Michelle Butler on personal time off 2/4–2/11 (can be contacted if needed; just visiting family).  
  • Wil O'Mullane Flying Tuesday/Wednsday - yes its a lot of hours. In Tucson on Thursday.
  • Gregory Dubois-Felsmann traveling to CT for the 100th birthday of my aunt 2/12-2/15.  I should be fully available remotely on Friday 2/14; W/Th 2/12-13 will be vacation time.
No DMLT meeting next week (2020-02-17) due to Presidents' Day. No meeting on Monday of the following week (2020-02-24). vF2F starting 2020-02-25. Next regular meeting 2020-03-02.



Due this week

Action Items

Confluence Quick Tasks

DMLT-relevant Jira Tickets