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Table 2:

Overview of results from calibrating and imaging three test case data sets with no ionosphere (Undisturbed), self-calibration (SC), field-based calibration (FBC) and SPAM.
Field name VLSS J0900+398 (simulated) VLSS J0900+398 (real) VLSS J1300-208 (real)
Mean background noise $\sigma$ [mJy beam $^{\rm -1}~$]:
Undisturbed 3.0 - -
SC 10.2 71 92
FBC - 87 118
SPAM 6.7 67 68
Number of sources with a peak flux larger than $5\sigma $:
Undisturbed 91 - -
SC 91 393 374
FBC - 310 285
SPAM 91 372 392
$5\sigma $ source fraction with an NVSS counterpart within 80 $^{\prime \prime }$:
Undisturbed 1. - -
SC 1. 0.83 0.60
FBC - 0.86 0.74
SPAM 1. 0.97 0.97

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