Read NumScan object for number of scans in HDS file.get_numbgscan,num_bg_scan
Read NumBGScan object in HDS file for number of background scans.get_scantable
Read data relevant to scansin HDS file in order to fill the scantable. The scantable is a somewhat antiquated concept, since it could be easily absorbed into the scans structure.get_bgtable
Read objects in HDS file in order to fill the background tableget_stationtable,[stationfile_char]
Read stationfile with station coordinate information. If not specified, read default files stations.config, fdl.config, and 3way.config or 6way.config depending on GenConfig.BeamCombinerID. Remember to run calcastrom if you have scan data loaded in order to update the astrometry.