Chart of dates for initial functions for integration and first test planning

July 29, 2011

Group Function Available Comments
Analog IF System      
  IF input mid Sept Prototype
  CLK input from synth/splitter DONE Now  
  1 PPS DONE Now May not need clock splitter for initial tests
digital status bits signal switching system Mid Sept PCBs and parts are now all on order with promised delivery dates of 15-AUG-2011 or sooner
  noise on/off, beam on/off mid Sept  
roach 10Gbe output to back end computer to filler to disk DONE Now we could test through a switch
100Mbe Roach control connection   fan speeds, voltages (not supported by Roach2)
Modes to test      
  mode 1 (1 band)   Output: FITS file (follows shared memory dev.)
  8 sub-bands of 15 MHz    
  shared memory interface   one of the more difficult interface - minor dependency on Bob's work
Manager (M&C)      
  1Gbe monitor and control Aug 16 (If 1st priority) can we set up the roach and the GPU/CPU, monitor the ADC levels
Data Reduction Pipeline file-based and off-line using sdfits as input (phase0) Oct all of the changes are upstream of the pipeline to allow it to work as it does now
Simulator creates the shared memory, sends some dummy data etc for M&C interfacing DONE (15-Jul) At UC-B
  HPC and roach simulator DONE Now At NRAO
Roach1 Boards   DONE  

Simon is free to visit Green Bank:
  • ALERT! Aug 8 - 14
  • ALERT! Aug 16 - 21
  • DONE Nov 24 - 27 (Thanksgiving weekend)
  • DONE Dec 17 onwards (end of final examinations)
Topic revision: r3 - 2011-08-04, JoeMasters
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