Simulating Observations in CASA v3.0.1

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UNDER CONSTRUCTION

%X%: *simdata is under active development, documentation may lag reality, please email rindebet at nrao.edu with any questions - It's my job to help you use this software*

---+++ Steps to simulation

  1 download and install CASA 
  1 InputModel - Preparing a patch of sky for =simdata= to pseudoobserve.
  1 InputExamples
  1 AntennaList - how to specify the positions and diameters of your antennas or stations.
  1 SpecifyingObservation - how to set up what/when/how you want to observe, and the output image details
  1 AddingNoise - (Optional) For added realism, corrupt your visibilities with thermal and phase noise.
  1 DeconvolveImage (Optional) Go back from the calculated visibilities to a synthesis image