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Dynamic Scheduling

High frequency observing requires good weather. To most efficiently use observing time it is important to observe at high frequency during appropriately good weather conditions and observe at low frequencies during bad weather whenever possible. This requires dynamic scheduling. There are insufficient software tools in place to implement a true dynamic scheduling scheme. Until these tools are available we have attempted to implement a partial or pseudo dynamic scheme. The procedure to be followed is outlined in the following steps.

Although this scheme has many shortcomings it seems the best compromise for the present. The procedures will be constantly under review. (last updated - 08/27/03)