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If you do not see an approved project in the Observation Preparation Tool (OPT), please do not be alarmed. It takes time to create a project in the OPT from a successful proposal. This is currently still done largely by hand, which we hope to automate mor...
Please see the _OPT Manual _ https://science.nrao.edu/facilities/vla/docs/manuals/opt [1] Links: ------ [1] https://science.nrao.edu/facilities/vla/docs/manuals/opt
Occasionally users run into problems when attempting to start the OPT Web Application. Error messages can be: "There has been an internal application error. There is a chance the system may be able to save your work. Would you like to Attempt to Save an...
In the OPT we have Projects, Program Blocks, and Scheduling Blocks. A Project (preceded by the letter 'P' on an orange background in the left hand panel) represents a successful proposal. An example of a Project name is 13B-123, where 13B indicates t...
For details regarding reference pointing, please refer to the_ High Frequency Observing _section within the _Guide to Observing with the VLA._ https://science.nrao.edu/facilities/vla/docs/manuals/obsguide [1] Links: ------ [1] https://science.nrao....
For details regarding setup scans, please refer to the_ 8/3-bit Attenuator Settings and Setup Scans _section within the _Guide to Observing with the VLA._ https://science.nrao.edu/facilities/vla/docs/manuals/obsguide [1] Links: ------ [1] https://s...
It is very important that one closes a project cleanly once they are finished with it. Otherwise, no one can edit the project or approve Scheduling Blocks (SBs). If one does not close the project before logging out, the OPT system may still think that pro...
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