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REVISED AGENDA: ANITA Kickoff meeting
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November 24-25, 2002
location : UC Irvine (room 1114 in Nat Sciences I)
Note 1: ╩links to talks have been added. ╩(ppt) are Powerpoint files, (pdf) are Acrobat files
Note 2: ╩Miscellaneous documents are posted at end of agenda
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Sunday November 24
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0830: Coffee & pastries
0900: Welcome, opening remarks, introduction Gorham(ppt)
Revising Agenda, logistics ╩ ╩ ╩ ╩ ╩ ╩ ╩ ╩ ╩Barwick
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RF Theory, simulation, experiment
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0910: Review of EHE neutrino models & issues Kieda(ppt), ╩ Feng(ppt)
0945: Update of GZK flux using ESS ╩Seckel(pdf)
0950: Review of radio pulse theory/simulations Halzen(ppt), ╩Seckel(ppt)
1020: Coffee break
1040: Askaryan effect experimental status Saltzberg(ppt)
1115: Primer on RF detection Gorham(ppt)
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Relation to other experiments (was shortened)
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1140: RICE and ANITA Besson(ppt)
1220: Lunch (catered sandwiches)
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Initial ANITA assessments, issues, & designs
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1400: ANITA simulations & plans Gorham(ppt), ╩╩ Seckel(ppt)
1430: Antarctic Ballooning, NSBF, & ANITA Evenson(ppt), ╩Beatty(ppt)
1500: ANITA instrument & pulse detection overview Naudet(pdf)

1530: coffee

1550: ANITA anthropogenic backgrounds Liewer(ppt)
1620: ANITA antennas Gorham
1650: ANITA RF conditioning & digitizer Varner(ppt)
1720: ANITA command & control Beatty(ppt)
1740: ANITA navigation,GPS, & telemetry DuVernois(pdf)
1800: adjourn
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1900: Dinner at Steve Barwick's (go here for directions)
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Monday November 25
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ANITA schedule & requirements
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0830: coffee & pastries (Barwick teaching until 9:30)

0900: ANITA schedule & work breakdown structure Liewer(ppt)
0945: ANITA science/instrument/mission requirements Gorham(ppt)
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Planning for coming year
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1030: Background survey plans '02-'03 Barwick(ppt), ╩Gorham(ppt)
1100: Iridium background flight '03-'04 Evenson,Beatty(ppt)
1130: Additional proposal opportunities Kieda, ╩Gorham

1200: lunch (you are on your own today...)

1310: Formation & scope definition for design groups (30min ea)
--Simulations Seckel(ppt)
--flight & ground systems software Cowen(ppt) and comparisons Cowen(ppt)
--antenna & RF conditioning Gorham(pdf)
--digitizer & DAQ Barwick(pdf)

1510: coffee
1530: Design groups cont.
--mechanical and thermal Rosen
--command/control/navigation/telemetry Beatty
--gondola & power systems Liewer(ppt)
--calibration systems Saltzberg(ppt)
--Science goals for PDR Gorham(pdf)
--Schedule actions Gorham(pdf)
--Schedule from WBS ╩Liewer(ppt)

1700: Summary & plans for next meeting Gorham(pdf)
╩ ╩ ╩ ╩ ╩ ╩Talks: ╩APS in April(B arwick), ICRC, Venice, AAS, SCAR
╩ ╩ ╩ ╩ ╩ ╩Antarctic Users committee - support issues
╩ ╩ ╩ ╩ ╩ ╩Mail lists (Shige will set up list server)
╩ ╩ ╩ ╩ ╩ ╩Management: ╩PI council, periodic phone calls, ╩videoconferences
╩ ╩ ╩ ╩ ╩ ╩Web site: ╩external and internal use (see www.ps.uci.edu/~anita for prototype)

Miscelleneous Documents:
RFI Survey Gondola Rosen(ppt)
Tiger Connections to Balloon Beatty(pdf)
Balloon altitude vs weight Beatty(pdf)
McMurdo Facilities (Mostly pictures stolen from Boomerang Website) Barwick(ppt)
Ice Temp Profile at South Pole Barwick(pdf)
UCI ╩Highbay Floorplan for ANITA construction Barwick(pdf)
Documents on Pathfinder Missions from John Clem:╩ ╩http://www.bartol.udel.edu/~clem/anita/pathfinder/pf.html






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