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Data storage

The CD jukebox is now being sent back to the provider. In the end it never worked flawlessly. Around 10 Gb of data is obtained on an efficient night. This could be reduced by a more sophisticated and flexible way to select how to save the data, e.g. not storing all the ``reset'' frames. For the time being an automatic system has been installed which saves the incoming NOTCam data simultaneously on two DSS-3 DAT tapes (one for the archive and one for the observer). When the jukebox is back and working the data on DAT tape will be copied to the CD archive.

Thomas Augusteijn 2003-02-21