Commissioning Logs

This webpage logs the commissioning tests for VEGAS.

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Test Logs

ProjectID SessionSorted ascending Who Details Summary
TGBT19A_502 01 Ryan 2019 Apr 14 Additional LBW Astronomical Commissioning
TGBT18B_502 01 Ryan 2018 Dec 06 LBW tests round one
TGBT17B_501 001 Ryan 2018 January 18 VEGAS Spectral Line Commissioning Tests (Baseline)
TGBT16B_510 01 Ryan Lynch 2017 January 18 Mode 1,2,22 BTL branch testing
AGBT14A_565 01 David 2014 Sep 26 SubBeamNod long observations
TGBT14A_912 01 Richard 2014 July 2 tests of config tool, new BOFs
AGBT14B_431 01 Richard 2014 June 11a Testing Dana's configurations
TGBT14A_900 01 Richard 2014 Mar 5a Training Toney
TGBT19A_502 02,03 Ryan 2019 Apr 25 Release of VEGAS LBW Pulsar Modes
TGBT18B_502 02 Ryan 2018 Dec 12 LBW tests round two
TGBT17B_501 002 Ryan 2018 January 18 VPM Acceptance Tests
TGBT14A_912 02 Richard 2014 July 3 ghost frequency test with new bof file
TGBT18B_502 03 Ryan 2019 Jan 09 Additional LBW tests
TGBT17B_501 003 Ryan 2018 January 21 VEGAS Spectral Line Commissioning Tests (Baseline)
TGBT14A_912 03 Richard 2014 July 7 tests of config tool
TGBT19A_502 04,05 Ryan 2019 May 15 Second try at release of VEGAS LBW Pulsar Modes
TGBT17B_501 004 Ryan 2018 January 23 Additional VPM Acceptance Tests
TGBT14A_912 04 Richard 2014 July 9 tests of AGBT14A_316 Tsys problem
TGBT18B_502 05 Ryan 2019 Jan 16 Additional LBW tests
TGBT17B_501 005 Ryan 2018 February 09 Test New VEGAS Kernel and BTL Under M&C v18.2
TGBT14A_912 05 Amanda 2014 July 10 tests of AGBT14A_316 & AGBT14A_367 Tsys problem
TGBT18B_502 06 Ryan 2019 Jan 23 Timing Offset Observations
TGBT17B_501 006 Ryan 2018 February 11 Continue Spectral Line Regression Tests, other M&C v18.2 Tests
TGBT14A_912 06 Sam & Adam 2014 July 16 test VEGAS Mgr blanking and ghost frequency issue
TGBT18B_502 07 Ryan 2019 Jan 24 Additional LBW tests
TGBT14A_912 07 Richard and Sam 2014 July 18 / 19 Comprehensive RRL astronomical tests
TGBT19A_502 08 Ryan 2019 June 23 Test of new i0100x8192 and c0800x0064 BOF files
TGBT18B_502 08 Ryan 2019 Jan 30 Additional LBW tests
AGBT14A_367 08 Amanda and DJ 2014 July 1 testing Tcal values
TGBT18B_502 09 Ryan 2019 Feb 07 Additional LBW tests
TGBT18B_502 10 Ryan 2019 Feb 14 fftshift and variance tests
TGBT18B_502 11 Ryan 2019 Feb 28 LBW Astronomical Commissioning
TGBT14A_912 11 Richard 2014 July 24 VEGASDM jump tests
TGBT18B_502 12 Ryan 2019 Mar 08 New HBW Inco. BOF Files Astronomical Commissioning
TGBT14A_912 12 Richard 2014 July 29 Bank H balance modifications
TGBT18B_502 13 Ryan 2019 Mar 11 New HBW Inco. BOF Files Astronomical Commissioning
TGBT14A_912 13 Adam 2014 July 30 Sawtooth Tests
TGBT18B_502 14 Ryan 2019 Mar 12 Timing Offset Tests with AP
TGBT14A_912 14 Richard 2014 July 31 Mode 2/3 Tests with old BOF
TGBT18B_502 15 Ryan 2019 Apr 04 Additional tests of LBW branch
TGBT14A_912 15 Richard 2014 Aug 05 Training Alyson
TGBT14A_912 16 Adam 2014 Aug 20 IF Target tests with Q Band
TGBT14A_912 17 David 2014 Aug 21 SubBeamNod tests with Q-band
TGBT14A_912 18 Richard 2014 Aug 25 Mode 14 tests
TGBT14A_912 21 Richard and Adam 2014 Aug 26 Mode 2/3 tests
TGBT14A_912 22 Richard 2014 Aug 27 Latest MR tests
TGBT14A_912 24 Richard and Adam 2014 Aug 27 VEGAS Spike tests
TGBT14A_912 31 David 2014 Sep 10 Baseline tests
!TGBT14A_912 32 Richard and Adam 2014 Sep 12 VEGAS Spike tests
TGBT13B_502 32 Amanda 2014 Feb 11 VEGAS+KFPA tests
TGBT14A_912 33 Adam, Paul and Jason 2014 Sep 19 Spike Tests and OGP Calibration
TGBT13B_502 33 Richard 2014 Feb 20 VEGAS Training
TGBT14A_912 34 Adam 2014 Sep 19 Baseline Stability and IF Bandwidth and CM outputs
TGBT13B_502 34 Amanda 2014 Feb 21 VEGAS Training
TGBT13B_502 35 Amanda 2014 Feb 25 engineering tests of KFPA configuration, mixed modes, and allen variance
TGBT13B_502 36 Richard 2014 Feb 27 VEGAS Training, misc tests
TGBT13B_502 37 Amanda 2014 Feb 27b Testing ripple source in modes 1, 2, and 3
TGBT13B_502 38 Amanda 2014 Mar 3 On-sky tests of KFPA
TGBT13B_502 39 Amanda 2014 Mar 5 Testing ripple source in modes 1, 2, and 3
TGBT14A_912 40-41 Adam and Ray 2014 Oct 23 Blanking, integration times, and LBW modes
TGBT13B_502 40 Richard 2014 Mar 6a Training Paul and Scott
TGBT14A_418 41 Anish & Amanda 2014 Mar 6 Testing Walter and Chris Hale's setup for their upcoming observations
TVEGAS 42 Richard and Adam 2015 Jan 30 Continued bank discrepancy tests on the simulator
TGBT13B_502 42 Richard 2014 Mar 11 Training Dan, Donna and Paul, Bank A config testing
TVEGAS 43 Richard and Adam 2015 Feb 06 Continued bank discrepancy tests on the simulator
TGBT14A_912 43 Sam and Steve White 2014 Oct 31 YY Polarization baseline with and without absorber
TGBT13B_502 43 Amanda & Anish 2014 Mar 11a Trying to figure out KFPA problem
TVEGAS 44 Richard 2015 Feb 17 Continued bank discrepancy tests on the simulator
TGBT13B_502 44 Richard 2014 Mar 13 Testing modes 10-19
TVEGAS 45 Richard 2015 Mar 12 Continued bank discrepancy tests real hardware / simulator
TGBT14A_912 45 Paul and Sam 2014 Nov 07 OGP Calibration and spike tests
TVEGAS 46 Richard 2015 Mar 13 Continued bank discrepancy tests real hardware / simulator
TGBT14A_912 46 Richard 2014 Nov 21 Screen shots for Observer's Guide
TGBT13B_502 46 Amanda 2014 Mar 18 Testing ripple source in modes 1, 2, and 3
TGBT14A_912 47 Richard 2014 Nov 25 Back to back VEGAS / Spectrometer tests
TGBT13B_502 47 Richard 2014 Mar 21 Testing modes 10-19
TGBT14A_912 48 Richard 2014 Dec 04 Back to back VEGAS / Spectrometer tests
TGBT13B_502 48 Richard 2014 Mar 25 Testing AutoPeak and blanking capture
TGBT14A_912 49 Adam 2014 Dec 04 Obtain LBW mode data for VEGAS spur detection
TGBT14A_912 50 Richard 2014 Dec 10 Converter Rack / Balance Tests; Back to back VEGAS / Spectrometer tests
TGBT13B_502 50 Richard 2014 Apr 08 / 10 Testing AutoPeak and blanking capture
TGBT13B_502 51 Amanda 2014 Apr 10 Testing setup for Kristine Spekkens project (AGBT14A_284)
TGBT14A_912 52 Richard 2014 Dec 16 Requantization balancing tests
TGBT13B_502 52/53 Richard 2014 Apr 15 Testing new BOF file to fix Mode 1 ripple problem, JB scripts
TGBT14A_912 53 Adam and Richard 2014 Dec 16 Testing Bank to Bank Discrepancies and KFPA noise
TGBT14A_912 54 Adam and Richard 2014 Dec 18 Testing Bank to Bank Discrepancies and lbw_gain
TGBT13B_502 54 Richard 2014 Apr 17 Testing Jim Braatz's scripts
TGBT13B_502 55 Richard 2014 Apr 18 Testing Jim Braatz's scripts
TGBT14A_912 56 Adam 2014 Dec 30 Comparing noise backgrounds between ACS and VEGAS
TGBT13B_502 56 Amanda 2014 Apr 24 Testing CHANGES scripts
TGBT13B_502 57 Richard 2014 Apr 24a Testing measpwr dropouts
TGBT14A_912 58 Adam 2015 Jan 07 Obtain LBW mode data for VEGAS spur detection with the noise source
TGBT13B_502 58 Amanda 2014 May 13 more mode 1-3 ripple tests
TGBT13B_502 59-61 Amanda 2014 May 15 INTEGRAT tests
TGBT14A_912 60 Richard 2015 Jan 13 Testing Bank to bank discrepancies
TGBT15A_915 61 Richard 2016 September 7 Check spectral line balancing in VPM branch
TGBT15A_915 62 Richard 2016 September 8 Check spectral line balancing in VPM branch - continued
TGBT14A_912 62 Richard 2015 Jan 17 Testing Bank to bank discrepancies with noise source
TGBT13B_502 62 Amanda 2014 May 20 frequency switch test
TGBT14A_912 63 Richard 2015 Jan 23 Remove attenuation from CM1
TGBT13B_502 63 Amanda 2014 May 22 frequency image/missing channel issue
TGBT14A_912 64 Richard 2015 Jan 23a Continued bank discrepancy tests
TGBT13B_502 64 Amanda 2014 May 29 ghost frequency test with new bof file
TGBT14A_912 65 Richard 2015 Jan 28 Continued bank discrepancy tests
TRFI 65 Richard 2014 June 05a testing RFI scans with VEGAS
TGBT13B_502 65 Amanda 2014 June 05 ripple test, integrat tests, observing script tests for Adam Leroy and Erik R's M31/M33 projects
TGBT14A_912 66 Richard 2015 Jan 28 Test of new IF Target levels
TGBT13B_502 66 Amanda 2014 June 11 double-checking to make sure ghost lines aren't in modes 4-9
TGBT14A_912 67 Richard 2015 Jan 28a Continued bank discrepancy tests
TGBT13B_502 67 Amanda 2014 June 18 Getting some final Q-band ripple data. Looking at the data streaming monitor, testing last integration blanking and less than eight subbands
TGBT13B_502 68 Richard 2014 June 18a Testing some FLAG VEGAS Scripts
TGBT15A_915 69 Richard 2016 November 8 Mode 1,2,22 release branch testing
TGBT14A_912 69 Richard 2015 Feb 10 Continued bank discrepancy tests on VEGAS
TGBT13B_502 69 Richard 2014 June 18b Test mixed modes 1 and 10
TGBT15A_915 70 Richard 2016 November 10 Continued Mode 1,2,22 release / VPM branch testing
TGBT15A_915 71 Natalia / Richard 2016 November 10a VPM Raw Mode testing
TGBT14A_912 71 Richard 2015 Feb 18 Continued bank discrepancy tests on VEGAS
TGBT13B_502 71 Amanda 2014 June 26 Streaming monitor tests
TGBT15A_915 72 Richard 2016 November 15 Checking RAMPS / KEYSTONE KFPA configurations
TGBT14A_912 73 Richard 2015 Feb 22 Continued bank discrepancy tests on VEGAS
TGBT14A_912 74 Richard 2015 Feb 23 Continued bank discrepancy tests on VEGAS
TGBT14A_912 75 Richard 2015 Feb 26 Continued bank discrepancy tests on VEGAS
TGBT14A_912 76 Richard 2015 Mar 04 Continued bank discrepancy tests on VEGAS
TGBT14A_912 77 Adam 2015 Mar 04a Continued bank discrepancy tests on VEGAS
TGBT14A_912 78 Richard 2015 Mar 05 Continued bank discrepancy tests on VEGAS
TGBT15A_915 79 Ryan Lynch 2017 January 25 Test new c0800x0512 BOF file with smaller bin widths in PFB core
TGBT14A_912 79 Richard 2015 Mar 06 Continued bank discrepancy tests on VEGAS with noise source
TGBT14A_912 83 Richard 2015 Mar 17 Continued bank discrepancy tests on VEGAS with noise source
TGBT14A_912 84 Richard 2015 Mar 18 Bank discrepancy tests on VEGAS with DCR
TGBT14A_912 85 Richard 2015 Mar 20 Bank discrepancy tests on VEGAS with DCR
TGBT14A_912 86 Richard 2015 Apr 02 Bank discrepancy tests on VEGAS with DCR
TGBT15A_915 87 Ryan Lynch 2017 February 08 Investigate source of coherent pulsar mode data artifacts with tone injection
TGBT14A_912 87 Richard 2015 Apr 09 Bank discrepancy tests on VEGAS with DCR
TGBT15A_915 88 Ryan Lynch 2017 February 17 Investigate possible FFT overflow and source of pulsar mode artifacts
TGBT14A_912 88 Richard 2015 Apr 10 Night-time troubleshooting
TGBT15A_915 89 Ryan Lynch 2017 February 28 Test fftshift values for various BOF files
TGBT14A_912 89 Richard 2015 Apr 11 Bank discrepancy tests on VEGAS with DCR
TGBT15A_915 90 Ryan Lynch 2017 March 07 Test fftshift values for incoherent mode and obtain ADC snapblocks
TGBT14A_912 90 Richard, Adam 2015 Apr 14 Bank discrepancy tests on VEGAS with Spectrometer, etc
TGBT15A_915 91 Ryan Lynch 2017 March 17 Test Stokes U and V with DIBAS bof file
TGBT14A_912 91 Richard, Adam 2015 Apr 15 Bank discrepancy tests on VEGAS with Spectrometer, etc
TGBT15A_915 92 Ryan Lynch 2017 March 22 Test Stokes U and V with new VEGAS bof file
TGBT14A_912 92 Adam, David 2015 Apr 15 Astronomical tests on VEGAS with Spectrometer, etc
TGBT15A_915 93 Ryan Lynch 2017 March 22 Test Stokes U and V with new VEGAS bof file
TGBT15A_915 94 Ryan Lynch 2017 March 29 Test performance of VEGAS without ADC calibration
TGBT14A_912 96, 97 Adam, Ryan 2015 May 14 Testing new BOF files for Modes 4-9, 10-19
TGBT15A_915 98 Ryan Lynch 2017 June 28 Test improved BOF files
TGBT14A_912 98 Adam, Ron 2015 May 14 Testing new BOF files for Modes 4-9, Sky Tests for Linearity
TGBT15A_915 99 Ryan Lynch 2017 June 29 Detailed fftshift and scale tests for incoherent modes
TGBT14A_912 99 Richard 2015 May 22 Compare Mode 10 (hw), Mode 10 (sw) Mode 23
TGBT15A_915 100 Ryan Lynch 2017 July 6 Detailed fftshift and scale tests for incoherent modes
TGBT14A_912 100 Adam 2015 May 27 Test BOF for Modes 4-9 and OGP settings
TGBT15A_915 101 Ryan Lynch 2017 July 13 Detailed fftshift and scale tests for coherent modes
TGBT14A_912 101 Adam 2015 June 01 Long scans for low noise snapblocks (bump tests)
TGBT15A_915 102 Ryan Lynch 2017 July 19 Test 32-channel pulsar modes
TGBT15A_915 103 Ryan Lynch 2017 July 20 More fftshift and scale tests for incoherent modes
TGBT14A_912 103 Richard / Marwan 2015 June 09 Long scans for low noise snapblocks (bump tests)
TGBT14A_912 104 Adam 2015 June 16 bump tests
TGBT15A_915 105 Richard 2017 July 25 "New Manager, new HPC" spectral line regression tests
TGBT14A_912 105 Richard 2015 June 17 bump tests
TGBT15A_915 106 Richard / Amber 2017 July 26 "New Manager, new HPC" spectral line regression tests
TGBT15A_915 107 Richard 2017 July 27 Check release version has been re-installed successfully
TGBT15A_915 108 Richard 2017 August 01 L-band drift scans for RET teachers
TGBT15A_915 109 Richard 2017 August 02 "New Manager, new HPC" spectral line regression tests
TGBT15A_915 110 Richard 2017 August 03 "New Manager, new HPC" spectral line regression tests
TGBT15A_915 111 Richard 2017 August 09 "New Manager, classic HPC" spectral line regression tests
TGBT15A_915 112 Richard 2017 August 10 Check release version has been re-installed successfully
TGBT15A_915 113-116 ? ? ?
TGBT14A_912 116 Adam 2015 August 12 Test new BOFs
TGBT15A_915 117 Richard 2017 August 29 "Astronomical" "after" regression tests to go with previous night's data. See 2017 August 28
TGBT15A_915 117 Richard 2017 August 28 "Astronomical" "before" regression tests
TGBT15A_915 120 Richard 2017 August 30 Continued spectral line regression tests
TGBT14A_912 120 Adam 2015 September 02 Test first version of new analog IF module
TGBT15A_915 121 Richard 2017 September 13 Continued spectral line regression tests
TGBT14A_912 121 Richard 2015 September 03 Test RRL group C-band problem
TGBT15A_915 122 Ryan 2017 September 22 Check VPM balancing
TGBT15A_915 123 Ryan 2017 September 28 Check VPM/Spectral line balancing and Matrix/Classic switching
TGBT15A_915 124 Richard 2017 September 28 (A) Check Spectral line balancing
TGBT15A_915 125 Ryan 2017 October 03 Check spectral line configuration and balancing
TGBT14A_912 125 Richard 2015 September 10 Look for spikes with FPGA digital noise source / RRL C-band problem
TGBT15A_915 126 Ryan 2017 October 05 Coherent pulsar mode troubleshooting
TGBT15A_915 127 Ryan 2017 October 24 Matrix Adapter and Other Pulsar Tests
TGBT15A_915 128 Ryan 2017 November 03 Additional Matrix Adapter and Other Pulsar Tests
TGBT14A_912 128 Richard 2015 September 15 Config Tool Mode 4-6 tests
TGBT15A_915 129 Richard 2017 November 09 Demo VEGAS to Yunnan visitors
TGBT14A_912 129 Richard 2015 September 17 Test new IF Modules in banks C & D
TGBT14A_912 129 Richard 2015 September 15a FPGA digital noise source tests again
TGBT15A_915 130 Ryan 2017 November 15 32-Channel Pulsar Mode and Other Tests
TGBT15A_915 131,132 Ryan 2017 November 22-23 Tests over Thanksgiving Shutdown
TGBT15A_915 133 Ryan 2017 December 01 Detailed Mode Switching Tests
TGBT14A_912 134 Richard 2015 October 01 Test new IF Modules in banks E & F
TGBT14A_912 135 Adam 2015 October 02 Test new IF Modules in banks A & B
TGBT15A_915 136 Ryan 2018 February 20 Test Packet Loss in Long Coherent Search-Mode Scan
TGBT15A_915 137 Ryan 2018 March 06 VPM Scale and Filter Tests
TGBT15A_915 138 Ryan 2018 March 16 VPM Scale Tests
TGBT14A_912 138 Adam 2015 October 16 Test Bank B Pol 0 low power issues
TGBT15A_915 139 Ryan 2018 March 21 Test wideband configurations for C-Band, X-Band, and KFPA
TGBT14A_912 139 Richard 2015 November 23 Single test scan after Bank E NIC swap
TGBT15A_915 140 Ryan 2018 March 22 More tests of wideband configurations for C-Band, X-Band, and KFPA
TGBT14A_912 140 Richard 2015 November 24 Check new build of modes 4-6
TGBT15A_915 141 Ryan 2018 April 13 Test Packet Loss in Long Coherent Search-Mode Scan (Again)
TGBT14A_912 141 Richard 2015 December 10 Check new build of modes 4-6 - again
TGBT15A_915 142 Ryan 2018 May 15 Verification of LBW BOF file
TGBT14A_912 142 Richard 2015 December 17 Check new build of modes 4-6 - again
TGBT15A_915 151 Ryan   BOF file tests
TGBT15A_915 152 Ryan 2018 August 16 BOF file tests
TGBT15A_915 157 Ryan 2018 Dec 20 BOF file tests
- - Richard RegTestAnalysis Analysis of recent reg test runs
- - Richard 2014 Dec 30 Testing lbw_gain and balancing
- - Richard 2014 Dec 23 Testing lbw_gain and balancing
TSDW_04_05_01A - Richard 2014 Apr 10a Work with Steve on KFPA baselines and balancing
TSDW_04_05_01A - Richard 2014 Apr 04 Work with Steve on KFPA baselines and balancing
-- AmandaKepley - 2014-02-20
Topic revision: r224 - 2019-06-23, RyanLynch
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