AIPS HELP file for NPIECE in 31DEC19
As of Tue Dec 18 12:24:54 2018
Type: Adverb (Scalar)
Use: Specifies the number of pieces of something.
Null value: 0 => 1.
FITAB....Writes data in FITS format to tape and disk. NPIECE is used
to break uv files into several separate disk/tape files for
reliability and space purposes. NOTE: uv data are written
as FITS tables and can be read only in 15APR99 and later.
PRTTP....prints the contents of data tapes and FITS disk files, using
NPIECE to specify multiple disk files as pieces of a uv file
as written by FITAB.