FrontEndSoftwareDocuments

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Measurement Procedures

NAME PROCEDURE/MANUAL NOTES
FRONT END CONTROL, SIGNAL SOURCE, LO REFERENCE, FINE LO SWEEP FEND-40.09.03.00-053-B-MAN  
IF PROCESSOR FEND-40.09.03.00-061-A-MAN  
LO LOCK TEST FEND-40.00.00.00-0732-B-INS FEND-40.09.03.00-278-A-MAN  
CARTRIDGE BIAS OPTIMIZATION FEND-40.02.00.00-0060-B-MAN Band 3 & 4, manual methods Procedure is written relative to FRONT END CONTROL version 2.3.17.
NOISE TEMPERATURE FEND-40.09.03.00-0427-A-PRO  
FETMS AUTOMATED TEST: WORKMANSHIP, LOCKING, HEALTH CHECKS, STABILITY FEND-40.09.03.00-0452-A-PRO Allan Var/Dev calculation: \\cvfiler\cv-cdl-sis\Software\FEIC\AddInsExcel\fetmsMeasAddIn.xlsm
IF SPECTRUM, POWER VARIATION, TOTAL & IN-BAND POWER FEND-40.09.03.00-0434-B-PRO  
BEAM SCANNER PLANARITY ALIGNMENT FEND-40.09.03.00-0429-L-PRO  
BEAM PATTERNS, EFFICIENCIES FEND-40.09.03.00-0456-A-PRO FEND-40.09.03.00-0014-C-MAN Block diagram: FEND-40.09.03.00-087-Q-DWG
LORTM FREQUENCY CALIBRATION, REF2 RF POWER TUNING FEND-40.09.03.00-0438-B-PRO  
CROSS-TALK, RFI, SIDEBAND CONVENTION FEND-40.09.03.00-0433-A-PRO  
POLARIZATION ALIGNMENT FEND-40.09.00.00-012-A-REP  

Downloads

NAME DOWNLOAD VERSION DOC/NOTES
FRONT END CONTROL EXE Installer Source 2.10.5 5-Mar-2020 See historyAndTodos.txt for revision history.
NI RUNTIME AND DRIVERS

LabVIEW Runtime Engine

NI-CAN Driver

NI-DAQ Driver

2017

18.5

18.6

These are required for the EXE version above. They are included in the Installer.
FETMS SOURCE DISTRIBUTION, CARTRIDGE BIAS OPTIMIZATION Ver. 4.1.0 for LabVIEW 2013 11-Apr-2018  
IF PROCESSOR CONTROL EXE only Installer w/source LabView source 2.3.0 13-Dec-2012  
AMBDevice library LabVIEW Source 0.3.2 0.3.0 2016-12-09 A LabVIEW 2013 library for communicating with AMBSI devices via the CAN bus or a SocketServer.
AmpPhaseTools Python Source 0.5 0.5 2016-11-03 PyLab setup instructions
PwrSpecTools Python Source 0.8 0.8 2016-10-25 BUG FIX! Fencepost errors in powerVarWindow().
CARTRIDGE M&C !TestCartridgeM&C 1.4.12 02-Feb-2016 Requires LabVIEW 2013 runtime engine. [http://edm.alma.cl/forums/alma/dispatch.cgi/iptfedocs/docProfile/100694][FEND-40.04.03.01-001-A-MAN]] FEND-40.04.03.01-002-A-DSN
MASTER3 EXE only 4.0.0 17-Oct-2016 Requires LV runtime 2013 & NI-CAN 14.0
MASTER3 EXE only 3.0.3: 19-Sep-2009 Requires LV runtime 8.6.1 & NI-CAN 2.6.1
MINIMON EDM Link 2.2.3 AMBSI1 Programming Software
ALMA PSU CONTROL EXE only Installer 08-Oct-2010 Installer includes LV runtime 8.6 & NI-CAN 2.6
ALMA COMPRESSOR CONTROL EXE only Installer LabView source 31-May-2012 Installer includes LV runtime 8.6.1 & NI-CAN 2.6.1
FEMC FIRMWARE ARCOM_EXE EDM_Folder 2.8.7 16-May-2018 Released version
FEMC INI FILES ZIP archive 2.8.5 23-Jan-2017 Default FEMC module INI files. The PA_LIMITS versions below replace some of these.
FEMC PA_LIMITS ZIP archive 2.6.11 BETA 20-Oct-2016 WCAx.INI files for bands 7, 8, 9. Compatible only with FEMC firmware 2.8.5 or later

Documents

NAME DOC STATUS
FRONT END CONTROL PROCEDURES & ALGORITHMS FEND-40.00.00.00-089-B-MAN RELEASED 2012-16-26
FE-COMPUTING ICD ALMA-40.00.00.00-75.35.25.00-B-ICD RELEASED
FE COMPRESSOR-COMPUTING ICD ALMA-40.04.05.00-70.35.25.00-B-ICD RELEASED
FE PSU-COMPUTING ICD ALMA-40.04.01.00-70.35.25.00-B-ICD DRAFT
FRONT END OPERATION MANUAL FEND-40.00.00.00-173-A-MAN DRAFT
PYTHON SETUP INSTRUCTIONS PyLab setup instructions 2010-06-10
CARTRIDGE DATA DELIVERY FEND-40.09.03.00-032-B-DSN RELEASED 17-Mar-2011
WCA DATA DELIVERY FEND-40.09.03.00-032-A-DSN DRAFT 04-Dec-2008
FETMS DATABASE SCHEMA PDF 2017-08-15

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