Green Bank, WV


July 6, 1999

TO: R. Fisher, J. Ford, F. Ghigo, R. Lacasse,  C. Niday, T. Weadon
FROM: R. Fisher
SUBJ.: Minutes of Interference Protection Group 07/06/99 Meeting

In attendance: Fisher, Ford, Niday, Weadon

Minutes of Previous Meeting


Call Outs for Interference


Action Item Review

         1. Measurement of OVLBI transmission field strengths at the GBT.

        2. Site radio system (Chuck)         3. Monitor station and anechoic chamber developments  (Rick, Rich)         4. Microwave oven in shielded test box (John)         5. Shielded room entrances (John, Rick)         6. Progress on suppressing RFI from equipment that has been measured in the anechoic chamber         7. Telescope operator participation in IPG activities (Rick)         8. RFI considerations for new Education Center (Frank)         9. RFI survey plan for GBT commissioning (Rick)         10. GBT RFI 'harmful levels' document (Rick)

        11. Lab RFI suppression efforts (Rick)

        12. Interference at 1612.17 MHz

        13. RFI monitor for Education Center

        14. Cal and sig/ref switching system system for anechoic chamber (Rich, Tim)         15. FCC Class B requirements and test procedures (Rick, Chuck)  Requirement for a turret for anechoic chamber

Next Meeting: July 27, 0800.