A Unix workstation has been ordered and will be delivered and installed at the telescope before the end of the year. The workstation will mostly be available for fast data reduction.
Almost all of the observers now use DAT tapes to take their data home. We are still offering normal tapes as a backup medium for a limited amount of time. However, we do not plan to replace or repair the tape drive in case of failure.
The Internet connection worked quite reliably in the past few months. Unfortunately, sporadic down times still occur. However, these are not within the responsibility of IRAM Granada.