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Education and Public Outreach

LWA1 Status Script

Example display from lwa1Status.py

Description

This Python script uses a BlinkStick to provide a visual indicator of what LWA1 is doing. This includes:

  • Overall station status
  • Data recorder operations
  • Whether or not PASI is running/updating LWATV

Dependencies:

  • Python >= 2.6 and < 3.0
  • curses
  • blinkstick

Obtaining

You can obtain this script and the supporting files via:

svn checkout https://fornax.phys.unm.edu/lwa/subversion/trunk/EPO/LWA1Status LWA1Status

LWATV GUI

Example display from lwaTV3.py

Description

This Python script generates a GUI showing the latest LWATV image. The GUI consists of four parts:

  1. The latest LWATV image (or where the beams are pointed if PASI isn't running),
  2. a picture of the LWA1 site with the VLA in the background,
  3. an optional pre-recorded LWATV movie for previous days, and
  4. a text description describing what sources are in the images and movies.

Dependencies:

  • Python >= 2.6 and < 3.0
  • wxPython 2.8
  • PIL
  • gi.repository.GObject(1) or gobject(2)
  • gi.respository.GST(1)/gi.repository.GstVideo(1) or pygst(2)

1) GStreamer 1.0 requirement for 'lwaTV3.py'.

2) GStreamer 0.10 requirement for 'lwaTV2.py'.

Obtaining

You can obtain this script and the supporting files via:

svn checkout https://fornax.phys.unm.edu/lwa/subversion/trunk/EPO/LWATV LWATV

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