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LIGO-Virgo-KAGRA Town Hall Telecon - Thursday, 27 April 2023 @ 14:00 UTC, 07:00 US Pacific

Telecon time: 07:00 US Pacific / 09:00 US Central / 10:00 US Eastern / 16:00 Central Europe

The call will be one hour long.

How to join the call

Topic: OpenLVKEM Town Hall Time: Apr 27, 2023 09:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada)

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Meeting ID: 964 6033 8524 Passcode: 027400


  • Announcements and introduction
    • ER15 started at 1500 UTC on April 26, 2023; we plan to start O4 on 24 May 2023.
      • LIGO Hanford and LIGO Livingston joined on Apr/26 at 1500 UTC with plans to perform calibration measurements and other tests.
      • Virgo joined on Apr/26 at 1500 UTC, for a limited fraction of time over the duration of the ER, giving priority to commissioning activities aiming at improving the sensitivity
      • KAGRA will continue commissioning up to one week before the start of the O4 to improve sensitivity.
    • Request a slot at an upcoming meeting
  • LVK rapid response team update (Keita Kawabe): G2300908--v4
  • Community presentations
  • Future items:
    • SCiMMA presentations on kafka alert systems.
    • Discussion of early-warning expectations in O4.
    • Interpreting alert information.
    • Hermes
    • other?


-- Main.Patrick - 2023-04-26
Topic revision: r6 - 2023-05-01,
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