Chapter 2
INFORMATION AND ADVICE ON SPECIFIC TOPICS

 2.1 Using SCHED for Project Planning
 2.2 Scheduling Tips
  2.2.1 Observing Strategy
  2.2.2 Scan Times
  2.2.3 Dynamic Scheduling
  2.2.4 Management of Data Recordings
 2.3 Recording Systems.
  2.3.1 Recording Systems History and Background
  2.3.2 Recording Systems Control
  2.3.3 MARK5 and EVLBI
  2.3.4 VLBA
  2.3.5 MARK IV (PCFS)
  2.3.6 NON–VLBA Telescopes with VLBA Recorders
 2.4 Wide Band Observing: RDBE, DBBC, VLBA and Mark IV Modes
  2.4.1 The RDBE system
  2.4.2 DBBC:
  2.4.3 OTHER DIGITAL BACKENDS:
 2.5 Spectral Line Observations
 2.6 Reference Pointing
 2.7 Multiple Phase Centers
 2.8 Automatic Insertion of Geodetic Segments
 2.9 Scheduling the VLA
 2.10 Special Concerns for Specific Observatories
  2.10.1 Green Bank Telescope.
 2.11 Single Dish VLBA Observing
 2.12 Configuration Studies
 2.13 Satellite Tracking