Copyright (C) 2016 SKA South Africa This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version. This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.
Tiny tool to apply a numpy boolean array to the spectral flags column of a measurement set to mask out known RFI sources like GSM and satelite in L-band. Typically flagging known RFI sources produces much better backgrounds and tools like the mighty AOFlagger RFI hammer needs fewer iterations to converge to good solutions.
python setup.py develop --user (assumes .local/bin is in your PATH and .local/lib/python2.7/site-packages is in your PYTHONPATH)
Preferred run method
docker build -t rfi_masker (inside cloned folder) docker run -it --rm rfi_masker (anywhere)
Install (if you're yet to discover the pure awesomeness of Docker)
python setup.py install --user (assumes .local/bin is in your PATH and .local/lib/python2.7/site-packages is in your PYTHONPATH)