VEGAS Testing 2013 August 14a

Goals

  • Test UTC deltas

Observing Details

  • Start 7pm
  • Scan 1 LbandMode2pulStow - 1 hour observing time. This has swmode 'tp_nocal', tint 0.005
  • Get VEGAS warning message:
    • requested_integration_time must be longer than hardware integration period (s_per_accumulation). 'exposure' will be set to 's_per_accumulation' - this was expected.
  • Balance got VEGAS measured power ~ -20dBm, agrees with vegasdm
  • Using Converter Modules 1 and 5
    • CM1 22.125dB RF Power 1.49 V
    • CM5 29.625dB RF Power 0.33 V
  • Check with Galen whether these make sense
  • Everything else looks good
  • Scan 1 passes the chkutc.py est
  • Scan 2 Lmode3pul - 1 hour observing time
  • Balances bank A to -20dBm, Bank B to -18dBm
    • CM1 26dB 0.83V
    • CM5 31.875dB -0.12V
    • CM2 31.875dB 1.06V
    • CM6 31.875dB 0.07V
Topic revision: r1 - 2013-08-14, RichardPrestage
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