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CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015May27
TGBT14A _912_100 Modes 4 9 testing Scan List Standard Setup. Boom is out, X band is not in focus, though scans will still be performed with X band. * Scans ...
VEGASTeamMeeting26May2015
VEGAS Team Meeting GB 137 hub 192.33.117.12##7144 434 817 6443# (telephone) Attendees: Marty, Randy, Joe, Richard, Jason, Adam, John, Ray, Dan Agenda: ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometerDimple
VEGAS dimple The dimple When testing the new fix to the Tsys Variations, it was noted that in position switched data a dimple exists in the center of strong cont...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015May22
TGBT14A_912_99 Compare Mode 10 (hw), Mode 10 (sw) Mode 23 Goals * Compare spectra taken in Mode 10 (hw), Mode 10 (sw) Mode 23 Details * 9:30am load soft...
VegasBalanceProblem
VEGAS balance problem Tiger Team Week Overview The current requantization balancing algorithm does not always succeed. An example is the configuration eso558_ve...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2015May18
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2015 May 18th 2:00 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 Housekee...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2015May11
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2015 May 11th 2:00 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 Housekee...
VEGASTeamMeeting18May2015
VEGAS Team Meeting GB 137 hub 192.33.117.12##7144 434 817 6443# (telephone) Attendees: Marty, Randy, Joe, Richard, Jason, Adam, John, Arindam, Mark, Ray ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015May14
TGBT14A _912_96 98 Testing new BOF files for Modes 4 9, 10 19 Sessions 96 and 97 In Session 96, we tested the "Hardware Fix" for modes 10 19, which would allow...
SpetrometerDecommissioningPlan
Spectrometer Decommissioning Plan 1. make sure and document that we are finally happy with the performance of all aspects of VEGAS (e.g. baselines and long integ...
VEGASTeamMeeting11May2015
VEGAS Team Meeting GB 137 hub 192.33.117.12##7144 434 817 6443# (telephone) Attendees: Marty, Randy, Ray, Richard, Jason, Adam, John, Arindam Agenda: ...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2015May04
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2015 May 4th 2:00 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 Housekeep...
VEGASTeamMeeting04May2015
VEGAS Team Meeting GB 137 hub 192.33.117.12##7144 434 817 6443# (telephone) Attendees: Marty, Randy, Ray, Richard, Jason, Adam, John, Galen, Mark, Arindam...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2015Apr20
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2015 April 20th 2:00 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 Housek...
VegasStatusUpdate
VEGAS Status Update last updated 21 April 2015 VEGAS Bank to Bank Variations Resolved This problem has been resolved. See this page for more details. Introduc...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometerTsysVariationsResolved
VEGAS Spectrometer Bank to Bank Variations Resolved We believe we have definitively isolated the cause of the VEGAS bank to bank variations in system temperature ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015Apr15_2
Astronomical Tests with VEGAS and Spectrometer Overview To test the 'fix' of running only a single channel through each of the dual channel VEGAS IF modules, we ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015Apr15
TGBT14A_912_91 Continuing tests Goals * Continue tests from yesterday Details * 8:00am switch VEGAS versions, etc * Configure for all eight banks of ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015Apr14
TGBT14A_912_90 VEGAS bank to bank tests with Spectrometer, etc Goals 1. Configure the system as normal for VEGAS and the Spectrometer, and look at the respect...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometerTigerTeam
Tiger Team Week 13 17 April 2015 Introduction The goal of the Tiger Team Week is to brainstorm possible causes for the VEGAS bank to bank variation problem, ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015Apr11
TGBT14A_912_89 Troubleshoot latest VEGAS problems Goals * Troubleshoot latest egregious VEGAS problems, with a focus on switching signal distribution system ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015Apr09
TGBT14A_912_87 VEGAS bank to bank discrepancy tests Goals * Get spectral line data with simultaneous DCR and/or Spectrometer Summary Starting with Scan 9 (wh...
VegasPulsarSoftwarePlan
Vegas Pulsar Software Plan This is the general plan for the development and test of the software side of the VPM project. (As discussed in the meeting on 2015 04 ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015Apr02Analysis
TGBT14A_912_86 Analysis Noise source directly into VEGAS ADCs Seven channels of the splitter connected to VEGAS banks E2 through H2. Eighth channel connected to ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015Apr02
TGBT14A_912_86 VEGAS Bank Discrepancy Problems Goals * Perform the definitive "with DCR" tests Setup Noise source inputs * Inputs to either ADCs directly...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2015Mar30
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2015 March 16th 2:00 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 Housek...
VegasBankDiscrepancyProblem
VEGAS Bank Discrepancy Problem (page created 21 March 2015) For earlier discussions, and a description of the astronomical manifestation, see see VegasBankDiscre...
VegasBankDiscrepancyProblem2015Mar21
VEGAS Bank Discrepancy Problem 2015 March 21 For earlier discussions, see VegasBankDiscrepancyProblem2015Jan30, and subsequent links Expected VEGAS Astronomica...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015Mar20
TGBT14A_912_85 VEGAS tests with the DCR Goals * Configure VEGAS for cal switching; look at VEGAS IF module monitor with DCR * try Modes 1 and 4 with differ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015Mar18
TGBT14A_912_84 VEGAS tests with the DCR Goals * Configure VEGAS for cal switching; look at VEGAS IF module monitor with DCR Details * Set up at 2pm. Need ...
VegasPulsarDualBackendOperation
Modifying the GBT Observing System to support dual pulsar backend operation. DRAFT This page describes the requirements for, and capabilities of the GBT observi...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015Mar17
TGBT14A_912_83 Bank to Bank problems with real hardware, real software Goals * Total power and spectrum ratios ADC / filtersnap / HPC spectra * Identical r...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015Mar13
TVEGAS_46 Bank to Bank problems with real hardware, software simulator Goals * Check KATCP snaps versus Archivist snaps Ray has already done this * Total...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2015Mar16
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2015 March 16th 2:00 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 Housek...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015Mar12
TVEGAS_45 Bank to Bank tests with real hardware, simulated software Goals: See VegasBankDiscrepancyProblem * Manager / Archivist snapblocks / total power valu...
VegasBankDiscrepancyProblem2015Jan24
VEGAS Bank Discrepancy Problem 24 January 2015 More attempts to diagnose the cause of this problem, after the requantization balancing fix. Experimental setup ...
VegasBankDiscrepancyProblem2014Dec10
VEGAS Bank Discrepancy Problem 10 December 2014 Summary The same receiver/feed/polarization data acquired through different Banks of VEGAS show different line ...
VegasBankDiscrepancyProblem2015Jan13
VEGAS Bank Discrepancy Problem 13 January 2015 More attempts to diagnose the cause of this problem, after the requantization balancing fix. Experimental setup ...
VegasBankDiscrepancyProblem2015Jan21
VEGAS Bank Discrepancy Problem 21 January 2015 More attempts to diagnose the cause of this problem, after the requantization balancing fix. Experimental setup ...
VegasBankDiscrepancyProblem2015Jan30
VEGAS Bank Discrepancy Problem It has been observed that VEGAS measured Tsys values and line intensities can vary by ~ 10% between Banks, even when they are confi...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2015Feb27
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2015 February 27th 2:00 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 Hou...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015Mar06
TGBT14A_912_79 Bank to bank variations with noise source Goals * test banks E through H with a new, flat bandpass, noise source. Details * set up the new ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015Mar04
TGBT14A_912_76 Continued bank discrepancy tests NB: Pol 1 becomes unstable half way through this session NB: Scan 38 and onwards were all done with VEGAS switchin...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015Mar05
TGBT14A_912_78 Continued bank discrepancy problems Goals * Run Glenn's cal switching driven external to VEGAS test Details * Start at 11:00am * Edit ve...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015Mar04_02
Continued Tests of the Bank Discrepancy Test the stability of the analog system.TGBT14A_912_77 * Scans 1:10 TP scans of HI, moving the line across the VEGAS ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015Feb26
TGBT14A_912_75 continued bank discrepancy tests Goals * Continue bank comparison tests Details * Ray switches to latest version of Manager * roaches E ...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2015Feb23
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2015 February 23rd 2:00 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 Hou...
VegasPulsarModeSimulator
VEGAS Pulsar Mode Simulator This page describes the VEGAS Pulsar Mode Simulator (VPMS), and describes how to run observations using it. The Hardware The VPMS is ...
GreenBankSpectrometer
Green Bank Spectrometer Project Number 450102 Description: Status Update and To Do List * VegasStatusUpdate * VegasToDoList Project Description * Ove...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015Feb23
TGBT14A_912_74 repeat 73 tests with Bank E and H Roaches swapped Details * Repeat Mode 4 tp_nocal tests from yesterday with Roaches E and H swapped in the rac...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015Feb22
TGBT14A_912_73 Continued Bank discrepancy tests Setup * Get Ray to copy in latest version of Manager for me, plus mode 4 = BOF 123, mode 5 = BOF 124. * Fix...
VEGASTeamMeeting23February2015
VEGAS Team Meeting GB 137 hub 192.33.117.12##7144 434 817 6443# (telephone) Attendees: Marty, Randy, Ray, Richard, Jason, Adam, John, Joe, Aaron, Mark Ag...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015Feb18
TGBT14A_912_71 Continued VEGAS bank discrepancy tests This was all done with the wrong (release) version of the Manager... This will have screwed up the Balancing...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015Feb17
TVEGAS_44 Continued tests with the simulator Setup * Using the new USB controlled attenuator; range 0 30dB attenuation * running procs from /users/rprest...
LowPriorityModeTests
Detailed Notes for Tests of Low Priority VEGAS Pulsar Modes List all tests, their status, and notes for each mode. Note: not all of these modes may be implemented...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015Feb10
TGBT14A_912_69 continued bank discrepancy tests on real VEGAS Setup * Start 8:10am * run into Manager problems (loading old BOF). Finally get started aroun...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015Jan07
TGBT14A_912_58 Spike Tests with noise source Goals Gather data with which to determine the location of the VEGAS spurs, this time using the noise source so that ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Dec04_2
TGBT14A_912_49 Spike Tests Goals * Gather data with which to determine the location of the VEGAS spurs Details * Scan 1 : SpikeTestMode4EightBanks_AK (5 minu...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2015Feb09
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2015 February 9th: 2:00 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 Hou...
VegasPulsarDevelopmentStrategy
Development Strategy Overview The intent of this project is to deliver a well documented, easily maintainable instrument which has all the facilities and ancilla...
VegasPulsarTeamMembers
VEGAS Pulsar Team Members * Sam Bates * Marty Bloss * Joe Brandt (consultation only) * Ray Creager * Paul Demorest * John Ford * Ryan Lynch ...
VEGASTeamMeeting09February2015
VEGAS Team Meeting GB 137 hub 192.33.117.12##7144 434 817 6443# (telephone) Attendees: Marty, Dan, Randy, Richard, Jason, Adam, John Agenda: 1. Revie...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015Feb06
TVEGAS_43 Continued tests in simulator Setup * Using the new BOF with Randy's new approach to lbw_gain. * Jason installs a new amplifier and some pads. ...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2015Jan26
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2015 January 26th: 2:00 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 Hou...
VEGASTeamMeeting02February2015
VEGAS Team Meeting GB 137 hub 192.33.117.12##7144 434 817 6443# (telephone) Attendees: Marty, Dan, Arindam, Richard, Jason, Joe, Ray, Sam, Paul, Randy, Da...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015Jan30
Bank to Bank Discrepancy test with SRBS in the Tape Room Overview Test the effects of 'digital gain' and attenuator settings on the noise source input. These tes...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015Jan28a
TGBT14A_912_67 Continued Bank Discrepancy Tests Experimental setup * Ray has fixed the filtersnap_nogain sampler. Run some quick astronomical tests * Archv...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015Jan28
TGBT14A_912_65 Continued Bank to Bank Discrepancy Investigations Experimental Setup Jeremy Darling tests * Start at 9:00am * Jason has hooked up the noise...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer201Jun11
June 11, 2014 Testing Goal: * See if ghost line is in L1/LBW1 modes Info: * TGBT13B_502_66 Log: * Scan 1: ghost_line_test_mode4. including test tone...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer201Jun11a
AGBT14B_431 tests of Dana's scripts Goals * Test Dana's 3Helium scripts Details * start at 6:30pm. Antenna is in scan co ordinator but locked out. Start w...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometerDataReduction
VEGAS Commissioning Memo Data Reduction Notes Introduction This page is for shared work on the data reduction for the VEGAS commissioning memo. Eventually, the c...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometerDec30_2
TGBT14A_912_56 Comparing Noise Levels Between the Spectrometer and VEGAS Goals * Run Scans with KFPA using VEGAS and the spectrometer to compare the noise lev...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometerTsysFirstIntegration
VEGAS First Integration Tsys Problem The problem Jay's student noticed that Tsys was periodically very high in their data and so they reported the problem. From ...
VEGASTeamMeetin21July2014
VEGAS Team Meeting Dial in Number: 877 937 8961 Passcode: 9445091# Attendees: Joe, Mark, Richard, Ray, Randy, Jason, Dan, Sam, Mark, Paul, Anish, MArty ...
VEGASTeamMeetin28July2014
VEGAS Team Meeting Dial in Number: 877 937 8961 Passcode: 9445091# Attendees: Mark, Richard, Ray, Randy, Adam, John, Amanda, Sam, Mark, Paul, Anish, Mar...
VegasSawtoothProblem
VEGAS Sawtooth Problem THIS PROBLEM WAS CAUSED BY A BAD BOF FILE FOR MODES 2 and 3 The problem When the problem is present, the total power spectrum appears to b...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Nov25
TGBT14A_912_47 back to back VEGAS / Spectrometer tests Goals * Run Jim Braatz KFPA observing scripts with Spectrometer and VEGAS Details * Start at 12:20p...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Nov31
2014 November 31 VEGAS testing Overview At L band, the baseline of the YY polarization was seen to be non flat by Adam last week. We will test whether placing s...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Oct23
2014 October 23 VEGAS testing Overview Today we are hoping to test: * Updates to the blanking times * Updates to integration time rounding * Updates to ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Oct31
2014 October 31 VEGAS testing Overview At L band, the baseline of the YY polarization was seen to be non flat by Adam last week. We will test whether placing so...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Sep10
VEGAS Baseline Tests for wide bandwidth Modes 1,2,3 2014 09 15: D. T. Frayer On 2014 September 04, we took some comparison baseline data using Q band with VEGAS m...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Sep12
GBT14A _912_32 Goals * ADC tests for CASPER Group Background In a previous test, we tested looking for spikes in Q band while connected to a noise source and...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Sep19
September 19, 2014 Spike tests with OGP Calibration Overview The Offset Gain and Phase (OGP) calibration of the four ADCs interleaved to create the VEGAS output ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Sep19_2
VEGAS vs Spectrometer Baselines more closely matching IF bandpasses Overview Observational Setup Results Next Steps
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Sep26
SubBeamNod Observations with VEGAS Project 14A565 is the first science project using SubBeamNod observations. It requires deep observations with flat baselines to...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015Jan13
TGBT14A_912_60 Testing Bank to Bank discrepancies Goals * Requantization balancing should be working now, but keep an eye on this. * Run Mode 3 / L band an...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015Jan17
TGBT14A_912_62 Testing Bank to Bank variations with noise source 17 and 21 January 2015 17 January 2015 * We cannot use Astrid, so simply use VEGAS and the ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015Jan23
TGBT14A_912_63 remove attenuation from CM1 * Galen removes a 6dB pad from CM end of CM1. * run eso558_vegas * Now balances ok, but with attenuators: ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015Jan23a
TGBT14A_912_64 continue bank discrepancy problems * Start at 11:00am * Write a procedure Archivist to configure the archivist correctly. * Need to set up...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer201Jun05
June 5, 2014 Testing Goal: * Test fixes for ripple tests in manager. start with mode 1. Test 2 3 as well. Might also be worth testing wider bandwidth mode ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer201Jun05a
2014 June 05a RFI Scan Tests with VEGAS Goals * Check out RI scans Details * Start at 3:30pm * too much talking to Carla and Gabriel!
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014May22
May 22, 2014 Testing Plan: * Try Glenn's suggested fix on the system for frequency image problem * Run a couple of different modes to make sure missing cha...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014May29
Testing on May 29, 2014 Plan: * Try out new bof file for modes 10 19 and see if the image is gone * Double check that mode 20 29 are okay if mode 10 19 are...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Nov07
2014 November 7 VEGAS testing Overview Testing the new OGP calibration method to compare against the current (production) method Method Same method as in the pr...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Nov21
TGBT14B_912_46 Run a few test scans to do screen grabs of status displays Main.RichardPrestage
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Mar13
TGBT13B_502_44 Testing modes 10 19 Goals * Test modes 10 19: * Compare mode 10 to mode 23 * Mode 15 28 * Use test tone and HI line Details ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Mar18
Goals: * continue ripple tests. * mode 3 after Galen's IF module * Do comparison spectrum with Spectrometer and Q band Info: * TGBT13B_502_46 Log: ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Mar21
TGBT13B_502_47 Tests of Mode 10 19 Goals * try and track down Tsys / Intensity issues with Modes 10 19 Details * X band, frequency 9000 MHz * Sca...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Mar25
TGBT13B_502_48 Testing AutoPeak and data blanking Goals * Test that AutoPeak, etc, will run even if dopplertrackfreq is set, and is outside DCR range. * Te...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Mar3
Shared Risk Tests 3 March 2014 Goal: On sky tests of the KFPA (8 beams, 8 spectrometers). I'm going to try pointed observations and if I have time maps. Info: T...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Mar5
VEGAS Testing 05 March 2014 Goals: * continue ripple tests. * Put noise source in different locations to test what's going on. * before ADC, befor...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Mar5a
TGBT14A_900_01 VEGAS training / Cassini testing Goals * Train Toney * Test out Cassini observing scripts.
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Mar6a
TGBT13B_502_40 Training Scott and Paul Goals * Train Scott and Paul Details * Ran LbandMode3specStow * Scan 12 fills ok but GBTIDL claims all data is...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014May13
VEGAS testing (May 13, 2014) Goal: * Test to see whether manager fixes have gotten rid of the mode 1 3 ripple * Routing Q band to banks A D. Banks E H not ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014May15
Testing (May 15, 2014) Goal: * Test recent VEGAS fixes for switching signals, blanking, and INTEGRAT Plan: * with normalized manager * run mode 19 ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014May20
May 20, 2014 Testing Goal: * Figure out weird frequency switch issue: we're getting lines where we shouldn't in the switch Plan: * inject test tone in mod...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Jul07
TGBT14A_912_03 Test of config_tool Goals * Test new version of config_tool that tests blanking, etc Details * Project TGBT14A_912_03 * Some confusion f...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Jul09
TGBT14A_912_04. Repeat AGBT14A_316 observations Details * Copy rrlpos1 from AGBT14A_316 to 14A316Test in TGBT14A_912 * remove Antenna from Scan Coordinator...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Jul10
Testing on July 10, 2014 Purpose: * Run some fidicual scans for the apparent frequency switch problem Info: * TGBT14A_912_05 Plan: * total power, no c...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Jul16
TGBT14A_912 Goals * Test VEGAS blanking * Test ghost frequency issue Details * In test fsw_issue noswitch_mode10, injected line in channel 2488. We saw...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Jul18
TGBT14A_912_07 Comprehensive RRL astronomical tests Goals * Goal is to run TP and FSW observations on W3 and a flux calibrator for as many modes as possible w...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Jul24
TGBT14A_912_11 VEGASDM jump tests Goals * Try and isolate cause of VEGAS DM jumps, and Bank H balancing problems Details * Try mode 11, this failed to bal...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Jul29
TGBT14A_912_12 Bank H Balance Tests / Sawtooth problem tests Goals * Remove attenuator from output of VEGAS IF module in Bank H * Check for the "sawtooth" ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Jul30
TGBT14A_912_13 Sawtooth Tests Goals * Constrain the "Sawtooth Problem" Details New new bofs (version 1.12 July 21 .bofs). * Scan 1: RRLMode1TP_sawtooth ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Jul31
Checking old BOFS * Data directory 14 * Scan 1 Mode 3 L band looks fine * Scan 2 Mode 2 L band
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Jun18
Testing June 18, 2014 Goal: * Take some test Q band data to show final ripple solution. * Look VEGAS data monitor (Joe Master's restarted server). * che...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Jun18a
18 June 2014 testing some FLAG VEGAS scripts Goals * try running an L band script which will do a hexagonal pattern with VEGAS to simulate beamformer data ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Jun18b
2014 June 18b testing mixed modes Goals * text mixed modes Details * Directory TGBT13B_502_69 * Scan 1: Run LbandMode1Mode10 got modes 1 and 23!! ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Jun26
Tests on June 26, 2014 Purpose: * test streaming data monitor and gather info for scientific staff on operation Info: * TGBT13B_502_71 Log: * Sc...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Mar11
VEGAS Testing TGBT13B_502_42 Goals * Train Dan, Donna and Paul Marganian * Bank A configuration checks for Melinda Details * Did the training. Ran sc...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Mar11a
Testing March 11, 2014 KFPA observers (13B 312, RAMPS survey) had problems observing. Their configuration worked, but the data doesn't appear look right and we're...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Aug27_2
VEGAS Testing August 27 2014 Part 2 Richard and Adam Overview * Attempt to better understand the noise spikes in VEGAS data * Data in TGBT14A _912_24 Br...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Dec04
TGBT14A_912_48 back to back VEGAS / Spectrometer tests Goals * Run Jim Braatz KFPA observing scripts with Spectrometer and VEGAS continued Details * Sta...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Dec10
TGBT14A_912_50 Various VEGAS tests Goals * Check converter rack connections * Check balance problems * Back to back VEGAS / KFPA tests * X band RRL t...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Dec16
TGBT14A_912_52 requantization balancing tests Goals * sort out what is going on with requantization balancing Details Main.RichardPrestage 2014 12 16
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Dec16_2
TGBT14A_912_53 Bank to Bank discrepancy tests, as well as KFPA rms noise tests Goals * Check if Mode 3 shows the Bank to Bank Discrepancy * Check if alteri...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Dec23
Testing lbw_gain and balancing Goals Vary input levels, vary lbw_gain and monitor measpwr and the appropriate scaled output values Details Steve has the system,...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Dec30
Testing lbw_gain and balancing Goals * Repeat lbw_gain and balancing tests that got screwed up by VEGAS faults Details * Start at 8:00am configure for K...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Feb20
TGBT13B_502_33 VEGAS training Trained Dave Rose, Dave Curry, Dave Frayer, Dan Perera, Jim Braatz and Brian Mason
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Feb21
VEGAS Training Amanda trained Frank Ghigo and Ron Maddalena. Discovered bug. Beam 1 of KFPA can only be routed to Banks E H, so Bank A isn't configured. Because...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Feb25
2014 February 25 Goals: * Try KFPA setup in multi window mode with less than eight windows. Also try broadband mode. * Try running two spectrometers in two...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Feb27
2014 February 27 VEGAS Training / Testing * Session 36 Goals * Train Kevin Gum, Greg Monk, Rob ? * Test Melinda's change to always configure switching...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Feb27b
VEGAS Testing afternoon of 27 Febuary 2014 Goals: * Cap off VEGAS system at different places to try and see what the source of the ripple in modes 1, 2, and 3...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Jul01
Testing July 1, 2014 Purpose: * Check out weird Tcal values that DJ is seeing Info: * AGBT14A_367_08 Plan: * Run a bunch of tracks with frequency...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Jul02
2014 July 02 TGBT14A_912_01 test of config tool and new BOFs Goals * test out config tool LO blanking setting; test new BOF files Details * get some c...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Jul03
2013 July 03 Testing for Ghost Frequency fix with new BOF Goals * Test modes 10 14 with new BOF which should have ghost frequency fix. * If time, test m...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Apr04
VEGAS tests 04 April 2014 Goals * Work with Steve on KFPA baselines and balancing Details * Taking data into TSDW_04_05_01A. * 08:00 10:00am take ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Apr08
TGBT13B_502_50 Testing AutoPeak and data blanking Goals * Test that AutoPeak, etc, will run even if dopplertrackfreq is set, and is outside DCR range. * Te...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Apr10
Testing on April 10, 2014 Goals: Make sure that scripts for Kristine Spekkens project (14A_284) work. Brian Mason wrote the scripts. Project info: * TGBT13B ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Apr10a
VEGAS tests 04 April 2014 Goals * Work with Steve on KFPA baselines and balancing Details * Taking data into TSDW_04_05_01A. * Start at 2:30pm
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Apr15
Testing on April 15, 2014 Goals * Test new BOF file has fixed mode 1 ripple problem * Test Jim Braatz's scripts Project info * TGBT13B _502_52 / 53 TG...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Apr17
Testing on April 17, 2014 Goals * Test Jim Braatz's scripts Project info * TGBT13B _502_54 TGBT13B_502_54 Log * jb pointfocus (configures for Spectrom...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Apr18
Testing on April 18, 2014 Goals * Test Jim Braatz's scripts Project info * TGBT13B _502_55 TGBT13B_502_55 Log * 7:30am slew to source ~ 135 degre...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Apr24
Testing on April 24, 2014 Goals: Make sure that scripts for CHANGES project (AGBT14A_249) work. Megan Johnson wrote the scripts which were subsequently edited by...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Apr24a
TGBT13B_502_57 Goals * Test measpwr dropouts Details * Start at 3:30pm * Fire up VEGASDM, leftover config is Bank A (only) in Mode 19 * No sign of d...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Aug21
SubBeamNod tests with VEGAS * Need Joe to help setup to use subreflector during maintenance. Normal setups will fail. Need Antenna in scan coordinator. For An...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Aug25
TGBT14A_912_18 Mode 14 tests * Scan 3 mode 14 looks bogus * Scan 4 mode 24 looks ok
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Aug26
VEGAS Testing 2014 August 26 Goals * Test the new mode 2/3 BOFs (h16k_ver112e_1500_64.bof and h16k_ver112e_1080_2014_Aug_21_1618.bof) * Look for spikes wit...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Aug27
TGBT41A_912_22 MR tests Goals * Test https://safe.nrao.edu/wiki/bin/view/GB/Software/ModificationRequest5Q414 Tests Blanking time, messages * Frequency s...
VEGASTeamMeeting26January2015
VEGAS Team Meeting GB 137 hub 192.33.117.12##7144 434 817 6443# (telephone) Attendees: Marty, John, Arindam, Richard, Jason, Hong, David, Paul Agenda: ...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2015Jan21
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2015 January 21st: 1:00 2:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 Housekeeping ...
VEGASTeamMeeting12January2015
VEGAS Team Meeting GB 137 hub 192.33.117.12##7144 434 817 6443# (telephone) Attendees: Marty, John, Arindam, Sam, Richard, Adam, Jason, Agenda: 1. ...
VegasPulsarInitialPlanning
Initial Planning Notes * From March 2014 * Initial Planning Document * Initial list of tasks * Hardware Notes * Software Tasks * Effort Estimate...
VegasPulsarDibasCommissioningTasks
DIBAS Pulsar Mode Testing Notes on how to test pulsar observing modes for the DIBAS (SHAO) backend system. Hardware testing Tests of the data coming from the FPG...
VegasPulsarScienceDiscussions
VEGAS Pulsar Science Discussions Questions Modes * Do we have the correct list of modes (complete, and no extraneous ones) * Is there a strong priority or...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2015Jan07
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2015 January 7th: 1:00 2:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 Present * M...
VEGASTeamMeeting05January2015
VEGAS Team Meeting GB 137 hub 192.33.117.12##7144 434 817 6443# (telephone) Attendees: Marty, John, Randy, Sam, Richard, Adam, Jason, Mark, Melinda Agend...
VEGASTeamMeeting22December2014
VEGAS Team Meeting GB 137 hub 192.33.117.12##7144 434 817 6443# (telephone) Attendees: Marty, John, Randy, Sam, Richard, Adam, Jason, Mark, Paul, Ray Age...
VEGASTeamMeeting15December2014
VEGAS Team Meeting GB 137 hub 192.33.117.12##7144 434 817 6443# (telephone) Attendees: Marty, John, Randy, Sam, Richard, Adam, Jason, Mark, Paul, Ray Age...
VEGASTeamMeeting01December2014
VEGAS Team Meeting GB 137 hub 192.33.117.12##7144 434 817 6443# (telephone) Attendees: Marty, John, Randy, Sam, Richard, Adam, Jason, Mark, Paul, Melinda ...
VEGASTeamMeeting24November2014
VEGAS Team Meeting GB 137 hub 192.33.117.12##7144 434 817 6443# (telephone) Attendees: Marty, John, Randy, Sam, Richard Agenda: 1. Updates on the OG(...
VEGASTeamMeeting17November2014
VEGAS Team Meeting GB 137 hub 192.33.117.12##7144 434 817 6443# (telephone) Attendees: Adam, Marty, John, Joe, Randy, Ray, Anish, Jason, Sam Agenda: ...
VEGASTeamMeeting27October2014
VEGAS Team Meeting GB 137 hub 192.33.117.12##7144 434 817 6443# (telephone) Attendees: Adam, Marty, John, Joe, Paul, Randy, Ray, Anish, Jason, Sam Agenda...
VEGASTeamMeeting20October2014
VEGAS Team Meeting GB 137 hub 192.33.117.12##7144 434 817 6443# (telephone) Attendees: Adam, Marty, Richard, Joe, Paul, Randy, Mark, Ray, Anish, Ray Agen...
VEGASTeamMeeting13October2014
VEGAS Team Meeting GB 137 hub 192.33.117.12##7144 434 817 6443# (telephone) Attendees: Adam, Marty, John, Richard, Joe, Paul, Jason, Mark, Dave, Ray, Anis...
VEGASTeamMeeting06October2014
VEGAS Team Meeting GB 137 hub 192.33.117.12##7144 434 817 6443# (telephone) Attendees: Adam, Marty, John, Richard, Joe, Paul, Jason, Mark, Dave, Ray, Anis...
VEGASTeamMeeting29September2014
VEGAS Team Meeting GB 137 hub 192.33.117.12##7144 434 817 6443# (telephone) Attendees: Adam, Sam, Marty, John, Richard, Randy, Joe, Paul, Jason, Mark, Ani...
VEGASTeamMeeting22September2014
VEGAS Team Meeting GB 137 hub 192.33.117.12##7144 434 817 6443# (telephone) Attendees: Ray, Adam, Sam, Marty, John, Richard, Randy, Dave, Joe Agenda: 1. ...
VEGASTeamMeeting15September2014
VEGAS Team Meeting GB 137 hub 192.33.117.12##7144 434 817 6443# (telephone) Attendees: Mark, Ray, Adam, Joe, Sam, Paul, Marty, Jason, John, Richard, Randy, An...
VEGASTeamMeeting08September2014
VEGAS Team Meeting GB 137 hub 192.33.117.12##7144 434 817 6443# (telephone) Attendees: Mark, Ray, Adam, Joe, Sam, Paul, Marty, Jason, John, Richard, Randy, An...
VegasTopHatProblem
VEGAS "Top Hat" Problem The problem Occasionally, VEGAS spectra look like a top hat. It is believed that what is occurring is that only the central 1024 bins of ...
VegasBaselineProblem
VEGAS Baseline Problem. Jim Braatz observed a variety of sources in mode 9 (100 MHZ bandwidth, and observed bad baselines... * Jim Braatz Position switched dat...
VEGASTeamMeeting02September2014
VEGAS Team Meeting GB 137 hub 192.33.117.12##7144 434 817 6443# (telephone) Attendees: Ray, Adam, Joe, Sam, Paul, Marty, Jason, John, Richard, Randy Agenda:...
VEGASTeamMeeting29August2014
VEGAS Team Meeting GB 137 hub 192.33.117.12##7144 434 817 6443# (telephone) Attendees: Ray, Adam, Joe, Glenn, Sam, Mark, Paul, Marty, Jason, Dan, John, Dave ...
VEGASTeamMeeting18August2014
VEGAS Team Meeting Dial in Number: 877 937 8961 Passcode: 9445091# Attendees: John, Randy, Adam, Joe, Sam, Mark, Paul, Marty, Dave, Jason Agenda: Who...
VEGASTeamMeeting25August2014
VEGAS Team Meeting GB 137 hub 192.33.117.12##7144 434 817 6443# (telephone) Attendees: Randy, Adam, Joe, Dave, Sam, Mark, Paul, Marty, Jason, Melinda Agenda:...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Aug20
TGBT14A_912_16 Q Band tests of the IF and CR Rack IFTarget tests * Using iftarget_tests, configured Q band to observe 2 lines each in their own VEGAS bank, 40...
VegasDMTopHat
VEGAS "Square Wave" (Non) Problem in the Data Manager Description When looking at the output of the VEGAS data manager, occasionally the output will look like a ...
VEGASIFtargetLevels
VEGAS IF Target Levels Discussion Introduction In an effort to update the Observer's Guide, Amanda asked for iftarget values for VEGAS (in units of Volts see t...
VegasTroubleshootingGuide
VEGAS Operations and Trouble Shooting Guide If you are stuck If you cannot find the help you need here, first port of call is the on duty support scientist: sche...
VEGASTeamMeetin11August2014
VEGAS Team Meeting Dial in Number: 877 937 8961 Passcode: 9445091# Attendees: Ray, Randy, Adam, Dan, Amanda, Sam, Mark, Paul, Marty Agenda: Whole gro...
VEGASTeamMeetin04August2014
VEGAS Team Meeting Dial in Number: 877 937 8961 Passcode: 9445091# Attendees: Mark, Richard, Ray, Randy, Adam, John, Amanda, Sam, Mark, Paul, Anish, Mar...
VEGASTeamMeetin14July2014
VEGAS Team Meeting Dial in Number: 877 937 8961 Passcode: 9445091# Attendees: Amanda, Joe, Marty, Mark, Richard, Ray, Randy, Jason, John, Hong, Dan, Ada...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometerAstronomicalObservations
VEGAS Astronomical Observations Observations affected by the "CRVAL bug" AGBT14A_212_01 junk scan AGBT14A_284_11,12,13 Kristine Spekkens Amanda to contact ...
VEGASTeamMeetin07July2014
VEGAS Team Meeting Attendees: Amanda, Joe, Marty, Richard, Mark, Randy, Jason, John, Hong Mute Manager: Mark Whitehead Agenda: Whole group: 1. Status of 10...
VEGASTeamMeetin01July2014
VEGAS Team Meeting Attendees: Amanda, Joe, Marty, Richard, Mark, Randy, Dan, John, Hong, Toney Agenda: 1. Rebuild of BOFs for specific frequencies; associat...
VEGASTeamMeetin23June2014
VEGAS Team Meeting Attendees: Amanda, Anish, Paul, Joe, Marty, Richard, Mark, Randy, Dan, John, Hong Agenda: 1. OGP calibration; status of ADC calibration in...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometerCurrentIssues
VEGAS Current Issues Updated 21 April 2014 See Also CICADAGreenBankSpectrometerAstronomicalObservations Common to all modes : Who: ??. Importance: Medium me...
VEGASTeamMeetin17June2014
VEGAS Team Meeting Attendees: Amanda, Anish, Paul, Joe, Marty, Richard, Mark, Randy, Dan, John, Hong Agenda: 1. OGP calibration; status of ADC calibration i...
VEGASTeamMeetin10June2014
VEGAS Team Meeting Attendees: Amanda, Anish, Paul, Ray, Joe, Marty, Richard, Mark, Randy Agenda: 1. Is OGP calibration implemented? Is ADC calibration in ge...
VEGASTeamMeetin02June2014
VEGAS Team Meeting Attendees: Amanda, Anish, Dan, Jack, Paul, Joe, Marty, Richard, Mark, John Agenda: 1. Status, plans and priorities for ADC calibration ...
VEGASTeamMeetin28May2014
VEGAS Team Meeting Attendees: Amanda, Ray, Paul, Joe, Marty, Anish, Richard, Mark Agenda: 1. Status of l8_ver140_2014_May_22_1241.bof (Mode 10 19 Issues) ...
VEGASTeamMeetin19May2014
VEGAS Team Meeting Attendees: Amanda, Ray, Paul, Randy, Joe, Marty, Melinda, Marty. Agenda: 1. Summarize the current status of the INTEGRAT / LO blanking / m...
VEGASTeamMeetin12May2014
VEGAS Team Meeting Attendees: Amanda, Ray, Paul, Jason, Richard, Jack, Anish, Marty, Dan, John. Agenda: 1 fpga timing parameters / ripples observed in modes ...
VEGASTeamMeetin05May2014
VEGAS Team Meeting Attendees: Ray, Jason, Mark, Richard, Paul, Randy, Glenn, Anish, Marty, Dan Agenda: 1. mode 1/2 ripples and AGBT14A 437 shared risk report...
VEGASTeamMeetin28April2014
VEGAS Team Meeting Attendees: Ray, Joe, Jason, Melinda, Mark, John, Richard, Randy, Dan, Ray, John Agenda: 1. Review of “mode 1 3 ripple” fix. 1. Review o...
VEGASTeamMeetin21April2014
VEGAS Team Meeting Attendees: Ray, Joe, Jason, Melinda, Mark, John, Richard, Paul, Dan, (Steve) Agenda: 1. vegasdm: measpwr in pol 2 not working? 1. data ...
VEGASTeamMeetin14April2014
VEGAS Team Meeting Attendees: Ray, Joe, Jason, Melinda, Mark, John, Richard, Paul, Dan, (Steve) Agenda: 1. ADC Calibration 1. Review of “mode 1 ripple” fi...
VEGASTeamMeetin07April2014
VEGAS Team Meeting Attendees: Ray, Joe, Jason, Melinda, Mark, John, Richard, Paul, Dan, (Steve) Agenda: 1. Bank F / H issue 1. progress on ADC calibration...
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