AIPS HELP file for NPIECE in 31DEC22
As of Thu Jun 8 16:00:12 2023
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.
FITLD....Reads FITS files to load images or UV (IDI or UVFITS) data
to disk. NPIECE gives the maximum piece number to read
from a file broken into "pieces".
MORIF....Combines IFs or breaks spectral windows into multiple
windows (IFs). NPIECE controls the number of of IFs the
current data are divided into or combined to.
PCFIT....Finds delays and phases using a pulse-cal (PC) table.
NPIECE sets how the IFs are combined to compute the delays.
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.
SNSMO....Smooths and filters a calibration SN table. NPIECE tells
SNSMO how the IFs were combined in FRING's delay solutions.
UVLOD....Read export or FITS data from a tape or disk. NPIECE gives
the maximum piece number to read from a file broken into