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VegasPulsarObservingInstructions
Pulsar observers should now request to use VEGAS in pulsar modes.We will endeavor to make GUPPI available for simultaneous, dual backend use for long term timing ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2019jun23
TGBT19A_502_08 Test of new i0100x8192 and c0800x0064 BOF files Goals * Test new i0100x8192 and c0800x0064 BOF files * i0800x0100x65k_04t_tmp5_2019_Jun_1...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometerCommissioningLogs
Commissioning Logs This webpage logs the commissioning tests for VEGAS. Remaining Issues * See VegasToDoList Test Logs ProjectID Session Who De...
WebStatistics
Statistics for CICADA Web Month: Topic views: Topic saves: File uploads: Most popular topic views: Top contributors for topic save and uploads: ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2019may15
TGBT19A_502_04,05 VEGAS LBW Pulsar Modes Release Goals * Release new M C version to support VEGAS LBW pulsar modes and some new HBW BOF files * Test BTL co...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2019apr25
TGBT19A_502_02 VEGAS LBW Pulsar Modes Release Goals * Release new M C version to support VEGAS LBW pulsar modes and some new HBW BOF files * Test BTL confi...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2019apr14
TGBT19A_502_01 Additional LBW Astronomical Commissioning Goals * Test all incoherent LBW modes in cal, search, and fold * Get fluxcal data in all LBW modes...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2019apr04
TGBT18B_502_15 Additional tests of LBW branch Goals * Test the following BOF files on the LBW branch * i0800x2048_x14_7_24t_095binw_2019_Mar_20_1557.bof...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2019mar12
TGBT18B_502_14 Timing Offset Tests with AP Goals * Take coherent mode data with the artificial pulsar hooked directly into the GUPPI and VEGAS ADCs to better ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2019mar11
TGBT18B_502_13 New HBW Inco. BOF Files Astronomical Commissioning Goals * Test new 800 MHz and 1500 MHz incoherent dedispersion BOF files. Will use J1713 0747...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2019mar08
TGBT18B_502_12 New HBW Inco. BOF Files Astronomical Commissioning Goals * Test new 800 MHz and 1500 MHz incoherent dedispersion BOF files. Will use J1713 0747...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2019feb28
TGBT18B_502_11 FFTSHIFT and variance tests Goals * Astronomical commissioning observations for all LBW modes. * All data will be taken on J1713 0437 ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2019feb14
TGBT18B_502_10 FFTSHIFT and variance tests Goals * Take some incoherent search mode data with different fftshift values to look at effect on bandpass variance...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2019feb07
TGBT18B_502_09 Additional LBW tests Goals * Look for correct frequency labels in Modes 1 3 * Investigate switching signal control in i0100x1024 mode * I...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2019jan30
TGBT18B_502_08 Additional LBW tests Goals * Test switching signal control in all LBW modes * Regression style testing of all HBW pulsar modes and all spect...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2019jan24
TGBT18B_502_07 Additional LBW tests Goals * Test control and set up for coherent de dispersion modes Details * M C version switch began at 09:30 * Subm...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2019jan23
TGBT18B_502_06 Timing Offset Observations Goals * 30 minute scans on B1937 21 to measure VEGAS/GUPPI timing offsets again. Details * This was an impromptu...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2019jan16
TGBT18B_502_05 Additional LBW tests Goals * Ray fixed the calculation on ACCLEN in incoherent modes. Check this and see if it improves bandpass shapes. ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2019jan09
TGBT18B_502_03 Additional LBW tests Goals * Test shared memory parameters * Test IF tuning * Test tone injection Details * Note: Ryan is at AAS in S...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2018dec20
TGBT18B_502_02 Incoherent BOF files check outs Goals * There was a bug in a previous version of incoherent dedispersion BOF files causing an 8 channel shift i...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2018dec12
TGBT18B_502_02 LBW tests round two Goals * Test changes to shared memory setting in CODD mode * Test that group numbers and IF tunings are consistent * ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2018dec06
TGBT18B_502_01 LBW tests round one Goals * First round of testing of modifications to config tool and VEGAS M C to support low bandwidth (100/200 MHz) modes. ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2018aug16
TGBT15A_915_152 BOF file tests Goals * Test the following new BOF files that have a fix for a reflection in the bottom few channels * c1500x4096_x14_7_tbinw...
VegasPulsarBofFileStatus
VEGAS Pulsar BOF File Status This page describes the status of the VEGAS Pulsar Mode bof files. The naming convention for the mode names (and bof files) is encode...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2018may15
TGBT15A_915_146 LBW bof file verification Goals * Verify the LBW BOF that will be used for pulsar modes. This will be done by actually passing it through the sp...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2018apr13
TGBT15A_915_141 Test Packet Loss in Long Coherent Search Mode Scans Again Goals * On two occasions observers have reported excessive packet loss during coherent ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2018mar22
TGBT15A_915_140 More tests of wideband configurations for C Band, X Band, and KFPA Goals * Further tests of wideband VPM configurations for C Band, X Band, an...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2018mar21
TGBT15A_915_137 Test wideband configurations Goals * Test wideband VPM configurations for C Band, X Band, and KFPA for Tim Pennucci's GC magnetar project (AGB...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2018mar16
TGBT15A_915_137 VPM Scale and Filter Tests Goals * Test smaller fftshift values with 950 MHz IF module filter * Find better vegas.scale value for c0800x051...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2018mar06
TGBT15A_915_137 VPM Scale and Filter Tests Goals * Test VPM scale factors with 1400 MHz and 950 MHz IF filters for incoherent and coherent 800 MHz modes Details...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2018feb20
TGBT15A_915_136 Test Packet Loss in Long Coherent Search Mode Scans Goals * During project AGBT18A 261 we noticed that VEGAS was occasionally dropping lots of p...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2018feb09
TGBT17B_501_04 Additional VPM Acceptance Tests Goals * Test VEGAS modes using new kernel that Joe installed * Test BTL under v18.2 Details * Joe instal...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2018feb11
TGBT17B_501_05 Continue Spectral Line Regression Tests, other M C v18.2 Tests Goals * Test spectral line modes 1, 4, 7, 10, 15, 20, 22, and 29 with position s...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2018jan23
TGBT17B_501_04 Additional VPM Acceptance Tests Goals * Test all search modes * Test all 32 and 64 channel modes * Test all c1500 and i1500 modes using B...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2018jan18b
TGBT17B_501_02 VPM Acceptance Tests Goals Observe B1937 21 in all coherent dedispersion modes. Use dual backend operation with GUPPI when possible so that the t...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2018jan21
TGBT17B_501_03 Spectral Line Commissioning Tests (Baseline) Goals Collect position switched data on a bright HI source as a baseline comparison for regression te...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2018jan18
TGBT17B_501_01 VEGAS Spectral Line Commissioning Tests (Baseline) Goals Gather a baseline data set using classic VEGAS in order to compare with Matrix version. ...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2017Dec18
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting Sprint Review: 2017 December 18th 14:00 15:00pm ET Present * Joe, Jason, Ryan Sprint Story Overview * VE 357: Monitor fre...
VegasPulsarProjectMeetings2017
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meetings Minutes under the JIRA project framework (beginning 2017). * 2017 December 18 Sprint Planning * 2017 December 18 Sprint Re...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2017Dec04
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting Sprint Review: 2017 December 4th 14:00 15:00pm ET Present * Ray, Jason, Joe, Ryan, Laura Sprint Story Overview * VE 305: ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2017dec01
TGBT15A_915_133 Tests over Thanksgiving Shutdown Goals Take advantage of the time available during the Thanksgiving shutdown to: * During the Thanksgiving shu...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2017nov22
TGBT15A_915_131 Tests over Thanksgiving Shutdown Goals Take advantage of the time available during the Thanksgiving shutdown to: * Thoroughly test of all spec...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2017Nov20
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting Sprint Review: 2017 November 20th 14:00 15:00pm ET Present * Ryan, Natalia, Joe, Ray Sprint Story Overview * VE 335: Disc...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2017nov15
TGBT15A_915_130 32 Channel Pulsar Mode and Other Tests Goals * Test 32 channel pulsar modes * Collect 32 channel RAW mode data * Test fftshift values for 5...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2017nov09
TGBT15A_915_129 Demo VEGAS to Yunnan visitors Main.RichardPrestage 2017 11 09
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2017nov03
TGBT15A_915_128 Matrix Adapter and Other Tests Goals * More tests of the Matrix adapter that should allow for automatic switching between Matrix spectral line...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2017oct24
TGBT15A_915_127 Matrix Adapter and Other Tests Goals * Test the Matrix adapter that should allow for automatic switching between Matrix spectral line modes an...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2017Oct23
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting Sprint Review: 2017 October 23rd 14:00 15:00pm ET Present * Luke, Jason, Ray, Ryan, Joe, Laura Sprint Story Overview * VE...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2017oct05
TGBT15A_915_126 Coherent Pulsar Mode Troubleshooting Goals * During tests last week the coherent pulsar modes were not running because of an incorrect MAC add...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2017oct03
TGBT15A_915_125 Check Spectral Line Configuration and Balancing Goals * During tests last week we noticed that Banks E H were not properly balanced in one pol...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2017sep28
TGBT15A_915_123 Check Balancing in Pulsar and Spectral Line Modes Goals * In previous tests, VEGAS does not independently balance when used in dual backend mo...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2017Oct02
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting Sprint Review: 2017 October 2nd 14:00 15:00pm ET Present * Ryan, Jason, Laura, Joe, Ray Sprint Story Overview * VE 320: F...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2017sep28a
TGBT15A_915_124 Tests of Spectral Line balancing Goals * Run X band Modes 1 29, check balance Details * Get started around 3pm New manager, new HPC ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2017sep22
TGBT15A_915_103 More fftshift and scale tests for incoherent modes Goals * In previous tests, VEGAS does not independently balance when used in dual backend m...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2017Sep18
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting Sprint Review: 2017 September 18th 14:00 15:00pm ET Present * Ryan, Jason, Richard, Ray, Joe, Mark Sprint Story Overview ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2017sep13
TGBT15A_915_121 Continued spectral line regression tests Goals * Continued tests of new manager, new HPC software, with some config_tool fixes\ Details * ...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2017Aug30
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting Sprint Review: 2017 August 30th 11:00 12:00am ET Present * Laura, Joe, Mark, Ray, Richard, Luke, Randy Sprint Story Overview...
RegTestAnalysis
Spectral Line Regression Test Analysis July / August 2017 My scripts, results, et. in /users/rprestag/vegas/regression TGBT15A_915_120 (evening of Wed 30th ET)...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2017aug30
TGBT15A_915_120 More regression tests Goals * Continued attempts at regression testing. This time, the subreflector is not working, but everything else seems ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2017aug28
TGBT15A_915_117 "Before" "astronomical" regression tests Goals * Run "before" and "after" regression tests with configurations which match popular observation...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2017Aug14
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting Sprint Review: 2017 August 14th 2:00 3:00pm ET Present * Laura, Jason, Ray, Ryan, Natalia Sprint Story Overview * VE 292:...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2017aug10
TGBT15A_915_112 check released version is reinstalled correctly Details * 3:30pm log in * 3:40pm run RunRegressLSP with 10 sec integrations * Antenna Ma...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2017aug09
TGBT15A_915_111 Continued "New Manager" spectral line regression tests, but this time with classic and matrix HPC software Goals * Continue testing new spec...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2017aug03
TGBT15A_915_110 Continued "New Manager, new HPC" spectral line regression tests Goals * Continue testing new spectral line modes Details * 10:30am tes...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2017aug02
TGBT15A_915_109 Continued "New Manager, new HPC" spectral line regression tests Goals * Continue testing new spectral line modes Details * 10:00 11:45...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2017aug01
TGBT15A_915_108 L band drift scans for RET teachers Put your content here, and don't forget to sign!
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2017Jul31
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting Sprint Review: 2017 July 31st 2:00 3:00pm ET Present * Luke, Ray, Richard, Mark, Ryan, Sprint Story Overview * VE 292: I...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2017Jul26
TGBT15A_915_106 Continued "New Manager, New HPC software" spectral line tests Goals Continue regression testing while telescope is parked at access Details *...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2017Jul25
TGBT15A _915_105 Testing of "new manager, new HPC" software Goals: * Run through all modes with VEGAS, L band TP and SP, X band TP only Details * 7pm to...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2017Jul27
GBT15A_915_107 check old version has been re released successfully Details * 11:30am. Log in and run runRegressLSP * Run scans 1 and 2, then abort and chan...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2017Jul20
TGBT15A_915_103 More fftshift and scale tests for incoherent modes Goals * I previously tried to find good values of vegas.scale for an fftshift value of 0x55...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2017Jul19
TGBT15A_915_102 Test 32 channel pulsar modes Goals * The i1500x0032 mode appears to be shifted in frequency from the expected center of the bandpass. The goa...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2017Jul17
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting Sprint Review: 2017 July 17th 2:00 3:00pm ET Present * Laura, Jason, Randy, Joe Sprint Story Overview * VE 276: Connect 1...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2017Jul05
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting Sprint Review: 2017 July 5th 2:00 3:00pm ET Present * Laura, Joe, Ryan, Jason, Luke, Randy, Ryan Sprint Story Overview * ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2017Jul13
TGBT15A_915_101 Detailed fftshift and scale tests for incoherent modes Goals * Find best combination of fftshift and vegas.scale to eliminate/minimize FFT ove...
GUPPISupportGuide
GUPPI Support Guide Introduction GUPPI is the Green Bank Ultimate Pulsar Processing Instrument, the backend system used for nearly all pulsar observing at the GB...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2017Jul06
TGBT15A_915_100 Detailed fftshift and scale tests for incoherent modes Goals * Find best combination of fftshift and vegas.scale to eliminate/minimize FFT ove...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2017Jun19
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting Sprint Review: 2017 June 19th 2:00 3:00pm ET Present * Laura, Joe, Ryan, Jason, Luke, Randy, Ryan Sprint Story Overview *...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2017Jun29
TGBT15A_915_99 Detailed fftshift and scale tests for incoherent modes Goals * Find best combination of fftshift and vegas.scale to eliminate/minimize FFT ove...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2017Jun28
TGBT15A_915_98 Test Improved BOF Files Goals * Test new 32 channel BOF files and BOF files for other bandwidth and mode combinations with 24 tap, 0.95 bin wid...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2017Jun05
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting Sprint Review: 2017 June 5th 2:00 3:00pm ET Present * Laura, Joe, Ryan Sprint Story Overview * VE 242: Continue work on c...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2017May01
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting Sprint Review: 2017 May 1st 2:00 3:00pm ET Present * Laura, Jason, Mark, Joe, Ryan, Natalia Sprint Story Overview * VE 22...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2017Apr17
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting Sprint Review: 2017 April 17th 2:00 3:00pm ET Present * Jason, Joe, Richard, Randy, Ryan Sprint Story Overview * VE 214: ...
VegasPulsarMCReleaseNotes
VEGAS Pulsar Modes M C Release Notes Released during TBD. New Features and Improvements for VPM Release M C System * VEGAS * The VEGAS Manager and Coor...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2017Apr03
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting Sprint Review: 2017 April 3rd 2:00 3:00pm ET Present * Ryan, Jason, Joe, Ray, Natalia, Randy Sprint Story Overview * VE 2...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2017Mar06
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting Sprint Review: 2017 March 6th 2:00 3:00pm ET Present * Laura, Richard, Ray, Joe, Ryan, Natalia, Jason Sprint Story Overview ...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2017Mar20
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting Sprint Review: 2017 March 20th 2:00 3:00pm ET Present * Richard, Mark, Jason, Joe, Ryan, Natalia, Laura, Ray Sprint Story Ov...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2017Mar29
TGBT15A_915_94 Test performance of VEGAS without ADC calibration Goals * Determine the impact of not applying OGP, INL, and MMCM calibration to VEGAS spectral...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2017Mar22b
TGBT15A_915_92 (cont.) Test Stokes U and V with new VEGAS bof file Goals * Test behavior of Stokes U and V data with a new BOF file that uses registers in p...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2017Mar17
TGBT15A_915_91 Test fftshift values for various BOF files Goals * Use a DIBAS style BOF file with VEGAS to see if Stokes U/V phase wraps are still present. D...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2017Mar22
TGBT15A_915_92 Test Stokes U and V with new VEGAS bof file Goals * Test behavior of Stokes U and V data with a new BOF file that uses registers in place of de...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2017Mar07
TGBT15A_915_90 Test fftshift values i0800x0512 and obtain ADC snap blocks Goals * Test different values of fftshift for the i0800x0512 BOF file and obtain som...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2017Feb28
TGBT15A_915_89 Test fftshift values for various BOF files Goals * Test different values of fftshift for different BOFs to see which eliminate overflow and art...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2017Feb21
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting Sprint Review: 2017 February 21st 2:00 3:00pm ET Present * Joe, Randy, Laura, Ryan Sprint Story Overview * VE 175: Troubl...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2017Feb17
TGBT15A_915_88 Test for FFT Overflow and Source of Artifacts Goals * Test for FFT overflow using a new BOF file provided by Randy and Jason (c0800x0512_fft_ov...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2017Feb09
VEGAS Project Meeting Test Environment Review: 2017 February 9th 10:00 11:00am ET Present * Ryan, Randy, Laura, Jason, Joe, Ray, Richard Purpose Make sur...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2017Feb06
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting Sprint Review: 2017 February 6th 2:00 3:00pm ET Present * Ryan, Joe, Ray, Richard, Natalia, Laura Sprint Story Overview *...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2017Feb08
TGBT15A_915_87 Investigate Coherent Pulsar Mode Artifacts. Goals Ryan discovered artifacts in coherent VEGAS pulsar mode data taken as part of astrophysical acce...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2017Jan27
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting Impromptu Meeting: 2017 January 27th 2:00 3:00pm ET Present Ryan, Joe, Steve, Jason, Randy, Natalia Overview During accept...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2017Jan23
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting Sprint Planning: 2017 January 23rd 2:00 3:00pm ET Present * Ryan, Laura, Joe, Ray, Natalia, Jason, Randy, Richard Backlog 11...
VegasPulsarModes
VEGAS Pulsar Modes Overview This project will support the development, testing, integration and commissioning of a set of pulsar modes (which are a superset of ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2017Jan25
TGBT15A_915_79 Test New PFB Core for c0800x0512 Pulsar Mode Goals Ryan discovered artifacts in coherent VEGAS pulsar mode data taken as part of astrophysical acc...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2017Jan18
TGBT16B_510_01 Mode 1,2,22 BTL branch testing Goals * Test VEGAS spectral line modes with Breakthrough Listen software branch * Using scripts identical ...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2017Jan20
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting Sprint Review: 2017 January 20th 2:00 3:00pm ET Present * Ryan, Jason, Joe Sprint Story Overview * VE 152: HBW coherent m...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2016Nov15
TGBT15A_915_72 testing RAMPS / KEYSTONE configurations Goals * Try and understand the IF configuration for these projects Details * Start at 9:15am. *...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2016Nov10a
TGBT15A_915_71 VPM Raw Mode Testing Goals * Test VPM Raw mode by looking at bright pulsar B1937 21 Details * Start around 1:15pm * Select L band to be ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2016Nov10
TGBT15A_912_70 Continued Mode 1,2,22 release /VPM branch testing Continued from Nov 8 Goals * Repeat the release modes with all eight banks * Tests the ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2016Nov08
TGBT15A_915_69 Mode 1,2,22 release branch testing Goals * Check stability of released versions of modes 1,2,22 Details * Plan to use X band; it may not be...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2016Sep08
TGBT15A_915_62 continued balance testing See CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2016Sep07 Details: * 11:00am Justin switches to new version. Start again at mode...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2016Sep07
TGBT15A_915_61 Spectral line balancing in VPM branch Goals * Run the CheckModeN scripts in TGBT15A_915 in the new branch, and the released branch * Check u...
VegasToDoList
VEGAS To Do List This page was forked from VegasOldToDoList on 23rd September 2015. Go to that page for historical information Current VEGAS Spikes (Complete by...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2016Jul11
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2016 May 16th 2:30 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 Housekee...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2016Jun13
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2016 May 16th 2:30 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 Housekee...
VegasPulsarProjectMeetings
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meetings * 2016 July 11 * 2016 June 13 * 2016 June 6 * 2016 May 30 No Meeting * 2016 May 23 No Meeting * 2016 May 16 ...
WebHome
Configurable Instrument Collaboration for Agile Data Acquisition: Next generation backends for Pulsar Timing (shortcut to GUPPI), Spectroscopy and Transient Event...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2016Jun06
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2016 May 16th 2:30 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 Housekee...
GUPPIAstridGuide
Running GUPPI With Astrid This page describes the status of observing with GUPPI using Astrid as of 21 Sept 2009 (the initial release). Executive Summary With th...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2016May09
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2016 May 9th 2:00 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 Housekeep...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2016May02
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2016 May 2nd 2:00 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 Housekeep...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2016Apr25
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2016 April 25th 2:00 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 Housek...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2016Apr18
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2016 April 18th 2:00 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 Housek...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2016Apr04
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2016 April 4th 2:00 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 Houseke...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2016Mar28
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2016 March 21st 2:00 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 Housek...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2016Mar21
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2016 March 21st 2:00 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 Housek...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2016Feb29
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2016 February 29th 2:00 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 Hou...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2016Feb22
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2016 February 22nd 2:00 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 Hou...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2016Feb08
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2016 February 8th 2:00 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 Hous...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2016Feb01
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2016 February 1st 2:00 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 Hous...
VegasPulsarScales
VEGAS Pulsar Mode Scale Factors This is a record of scale factors that give reasonably good output values in the VEGAS bandpass (i.e., the average bandpass is aro...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2016Jan25
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2016 January 25th 2:00 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 Hous...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2016Jan11
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2016 January 11th 2:00 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 Hous...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2015Dec28
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2015 December 28th 2:00 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 Hou...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015Dec17
TGBT14A_912_141 Check Modes 4 6 BOF file again Goals * Test version 137 of L1/LBW1 BOF l1_ver137_1500_511_fir_2015_Dec_10_1529.bof Details * Start sett...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2015Dec14
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2015 December 14th 2:00 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 Hou...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015Dec10
TGBT14A_912_141 Check Modes 4 6 BOF file again Goals * Test version 136 of L1/LBW1 BOF Details * Start setting up at 8:00am * Start with X band * R...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2015Dec07
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2015 December 7th 2:00 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 Hous...
VegasPulsarSwitching
Summary of Switching Signal Tests Initial Tests with New Manager Justin and Ryan tried testing an updated version of the manager with additions to the Backends c...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2015Nov30
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2015 November 23rd 2:00 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 Hou...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015Nov24
TGBT14A_912_140 check of latest build of modes 4 6 Goals * Try out latest build of Modes 4 6 Details "Before" tests with current BOF. * Get logged in at ...
VEGASTeamMeeting23November2015
VEGAS Team Meeting GB 137 hub 192.33.117.12##7144 434 817 6443# (telephone) Attendees: Mark, Randy, Jason, Richard, Ray, Joe, Marty, John, Dave Agenda: ...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2015Nov23
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2015 November 23rd 2:00 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 Hou...
CICADAVegasProjectMeetings
CICADA/VEGAS Project Team Meetings 2015 Meetings November 23, 2015 Team Meeting November 02, 2015 Team Meeting October 19, 2015 Team Meeting October 05, 2015...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2015Nov09
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2015 November 9th 2:00 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 Hous...
VegasDibasPotentialUpgrades
VEGAS / DIBAS Potential Upgrades OTF Mapping Problem Ray Git Repository Jason IF Modules Galen * Split dual channel modules into single channel modules to i...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2015Nov02
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2015 November 2nd 2:00 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 Hous...
VEGASTeamMeeting02November2015
VEGAS Team Meeting GB 137 hub 192.33.117.12##7144 434 817 6443# (telephone) Attendees: Mark, Randy, Jason, Richard, Ray, Joe, Marty, John, Dave Agenda: ...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2015Oct26
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2015 October 12th 2:00 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 Hous...
VEGASTeamMeeting19October2015
VEGAS Team Meeting GB 137 hub 192.33.117.12##7144 434 817 6443# (telephone) Attendees: Melinda, Jason, Richard, Ray, Joe, Marty, John, Dave Agenda: 1...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015Oct16
TGBT14A_912_138 Run a series of scans in L band and Q band to test the low power in VEGAS Bank B pol 0. The first set of scans were in L band, but due to RFI (o...
MediumPriorityModeTests
Detailed Notes for Tests of Medium Priority VEGAS Pulsar Modes List all tests, their status, and notes for each mode Coherent Modes 100 MHz BW/32 Channels 100 ...
HighPriorityModeTests
Detailed Notes for Tests of High Priority VEGAS Pulsar Modes List all tests, their status, and notes for each mode Coherent Modes 200 MHz BW/128 Channels 800 M...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2015Oct12
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2015 October 12th 2:00 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 House...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2015Oct05
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2015 October 5th 2:00 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 House...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2015Sep28
!! VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2015 September 28th 2:00 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 ...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2015Sep21
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2015 September 21st 2:00 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 Ho...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2015Sep14
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2015 September 14th 2:00 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 Ho...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2015Aug31
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2015 August 31st 2:00 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 House...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2015Aug17
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2015 August 17th 2:00 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 House...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2015Aug24
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2015 August 24th 2:00 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 House...
VEGASTeamMeeting05October2015
VEGAS Team Meeting GB 137 hub 192.33.117.12##7144 434 817 6443# (telephone) Attendees: Melinda, Jason, Richard, Ray, Joe, Marty Agenda: 1. Review and...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015Oct02
TGBT14A_912_135 Test new analog IF modules in Banks A and B Goals * what the title says Details Analog IF tests * Delays due to an angry IF manager * ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015oct01
TGBT14A_912_134 Test new analog IF modules in Banks E and F, C band config tests Goals * what the title says Details Analog IF tests * 1pm set up. C band...
2015Sep23
VEGAS Hardware Tests 2015 Sep 23 Session Goals Ray suggested a new bitmask for guppi_threads.conf to bind certain guppi_daq processes to particular cores. The ...
VEGASTeamMeeting28September2015
VEGAS Team Meeting GB 137 hub 192.33.117.12##7144 434 817 6443# (telephone) Attendees: Melinda, Randy, Jason, Richard, Ray, Joe, Galen, John, Adam Agenda...
2015Sep22
VEGAS Hardware Tests 2015 Sep 22 Session Goals 1 Investigate source of incorrect sub integration times on certain banks 1 Investigate switching signal co...
VEGASHardwareTestingNotes
VEGAS Hardware Tests * 2015 Sep 22 * 2015 Sep 23
VegasPulsarCommissioningTests
Vegas Pulsar Commissioning Tests Notes on how to test pulsar observing modes for the VEGAS backend system. Recent Changes * Added basic instructions for runni...
VEGASTeamMeeting21September2015
VEGAS Team Meeting GB 137 hub 192.33.117.12##7144 434 817 6443# (telephone) Attendees: Melinda, Randy, Jason, Richard, Ray, Joe, Galen, John Agenda: ...
VegasOldToDoList
VEGAS Old To Do List This page is obsolete, and is for historical information only. For the new list, go to VegasToDoList Updated 14th September 2015 RMP/MAB F...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015Sep17
TGBT14A_912_130 Test new analog IF modules in Banks C and D Goals * what the title says Details * 1pm set up. Takes 40 mins to get right versions of softw...
IFControlBits
VEGAS: VErsatile GBT Astronomical Spectrometer Analog IF Interface Control Updated August 18, 2015: New IIc control scheme described. Description The VEGAS I...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015Sep15a
TGBT14A_912_129 FPGA Noise source tests Goals * Repeat FPGA noise source tests with Jason's new BOF Details * start at 2:30pm * Ray loads Sep_11_2121 v...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015Sep15
TGBT14A_912_128 Mode 4 6 config tool tests Goals * Check the new center frequency calculations in config tool are correct. Details * 1pm Melinda and Joe...
VEGASTeamMeeting14September2015
VEGAS Team Meeting GB 137 hub 192.33.117.12##7144 434 817 6443# (telephone) Attendees: Melinda, Marty, Randy, Adam, Jason, Richard, Ray, Joe, Galen Agend...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015Sep10
TGBT14A_912_125 look for spikes with FPGA digital noise source / RRL C band configuration Goals * We are still trying to track down the source of the non Fs/6...
VEGASTeamMeeting08September2015
VEGAS Team Meeting GB 137 hub 192.33.117.12##7144 434 817 6443# (telephone) Attendees: John, Melinda, Marty, Randy, Adam, Jason, Richard, Ray, Joe, Galen ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015Sep02
TGBT14A_912_120 Testing New Analog IF box from Galen (inserted into Bank D) Overview A new analog filter block was inserted and hooked up to Bank D. Tonight I wi...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015Sep03
TPTCS14A_912_121 test RRL Groups C band script Goals execute C band observing script from AGBT14B_431, and check C band system temps Details * Copy script to...
VEGASTeamMeeting31August2015
VEGAS Team Meeting GB 137 hub 192.33.117.12##7144 434 817 6443# (telephone) Attendees: John, Melinda, Marty, Randy, Adam, Jason, Richard, Ray, Joe, Dave, ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometerAugust2015SpurUpdate
Update on the VEGAS spur issue, August 2015 Background In analyzing RFI scans taken with VEGAS Ron Maddalena noticed 'rails' of spikes (hereafter spurs to differ...
VEGASTeamMeeting17August2015
VEGAS Team Meeting GB 137 hub 192.33.117.12##7144 434 817 6443# (telephone) Attendees: John, Ray, Melinda, Marty, Randy, Jason, Adam, Richard, Ray, Joe, D...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015Aug12
TGBT14A _912_116 Overview Joe and Adam are testing the most up to date BOF files, which should have almost all fixes in place (bi modal behaviour, shifted center...
VEGASTeamMeeting27July2015
VEGAS Team Meeting GB 137 hub 192.33.117.12##7144 434 817 6443# (telephone) Attendees: Marty, Randy, Jason, Adam, Arindam, Ray, Joe Agenda: 1. Revie...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2015Jul20
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2015 July 20th 2:00 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 Houseke...
VEGASTeamMeeting20July2015
VEGAS Team Meeting GB 137 hub 192.33.117.12##7144 434 817 6443# (telephone) Attendees: Marty, Randy, Jason, Adam, Arindam, Melinda, Mark, Ray, Joe Agenda...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2015Jul13
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2015 July 13th 2:00 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 Houseke...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2015Jul06
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2015 July 6th 2:00 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 Housekee...
VEGASTeamMeeting13July2015
VEGAS Team Meeting GB 137 hub 192.33.117.12##7144 434 817 6443# (telephone) Attendees: Marty, Richard, Randy, Jason, Adam, Arindam, Melinda Agenda: 1...
VEGASTeamMeeting06July2015
VEGAS Team Meeting GB 137 hub 192.33.117.12##7144 434 817 6443# (telephone) Attendees: Marty, Joe, Richard, Randy, Jason, Adam, Arindam, John, Melinda Ag...
VEGASTeamMeeting29June2015
VEGAS Team Meeting GB 137 hub 192.33.117.12##7144 434 817 6443# (telephone) Attendees: Marty, Joe, Richard, Randy, Jason, Adam, Arindam, Ray, John, Melind...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2015Jun22
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2015 June 22nd 2:00 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 Houseke...
VEGASTeamMeeting22June2015
VEGAS Team Meeting GB 137 hub 192.33.117.12##7144 434 817 6443# (telephone) Attendees: Marty, Joe, Richard, Jason, Adam, Arindam, Ray, John, Melinda, Dave...
VegasPulsarModesSoftwareDocumentation
VEGAS Pulsar Modes Manager 1. Introduction The VEGAS Pulsar Modes Manager (still called the VEGAS Manager) is an adaptation of the previously existing VEGAS Mana...
VegasPulsarProjectMeeting2015Jun15
VEGAS Pulsar Project Meeting: 2015 June 15th 2:00 3:00pm ET Room / Connection Details * GB 137 / Soc 280 * 192.33.117.12##7144 * 434 817 6443 Houseke...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015June17
TGBT14A_912_105 bump tests on noise source Goals * Repeat bump tests on noise source Details * Set up at 6:30pm. * Noise source is connected to bank G....
VEGASTeamMeeting15June2015
VEGAS Team Meeting GB 137 hub 192.33.117.12##7144 434 817 6443# (telephone) Attendees: Marty, Joe, Richard, Jason, Dan, Dave, Adam, Arindam, Ray Agenda: ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015June09
TGBT14A_912_103 VEGAS Bump Tests Goals * Repeat overnight bump tests Details * Start setting up at 7:00pm * IF Manager is complaining about Bank H ju...
VEGASTeamMeeting08June2015
VEGAS Team Meeting GB 137 hub 192.33.117.12##7144 434 817 6443# (telephone) Attendees: Marty, Joe, Richard, Jason, Dan, Dave, Agenda: 1. Review of ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2015June01
TGBT14A_912_101 gain long integrations to get low noise snap block data Setup * Scans 1 3 Get the system setup so that Jason can get Spectral Analyzer data ...
VEGASTeamMeeting01June2015
VEGAS Team Meeting GB 137 hub 192.33.117.12##7144 434 817 6443# (telephone) Attendees: Marty, Joe, Richard, Jason, Adam, Dan, Dave, Arindam, Paul Agenda:...
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...
VEGASTeamMeetin31March2014
VEGAS Team Meeting Attendees: Richard, Paul, Amanda, Anish, Marty Agenda: 1. progress on ADC calibration 1. resolution of blanking time issues 1. Progr...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometerAug2013TestPlan
VEGAS Test Plan 2013/4 This wiki page is to document the "Tier One" tests of VEGAS. Daily Log of Tests ProjectID Session Who Details Summary ...
VEGASTeamMeetin24March2014
VEGAS Team Meeting Attendees: Richard, John, Jason, Mark, Paul, Joe Masters, Joe Brandt, Dan, Ray, Anish, Marty Agenda: 1. Status of ADC calibration 1. “...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Mar21Analysis
System Temperatures by Mode and Scan * Scans 1 through 5 skipped, testing setup. * #IF is the IFNUM * 0 is bank A * 1 is bank B * 2 is ban...
VEGASTeamMeetin17March2014
VEGAS Team Meeting Attendees: Joe, Jason, Amanda, Dan, Randy, Marty Agenda: 1. ADC Calibration 1. Mixed Mode switching Summary and Priority 1. VEGAS te...
VegasPulsarModeIntegration
VEGAS Pulsar Mode Integration Planning Page Actions: * John Ford: Set up a telecon with Dave McMahon * All: Check for missing tasks; complete effort and ...
VegasPulsarDataDisplays
VEGAS Pulsar Modes Real time displays Current GUPPI displays GUPPI has a number of programs/methods for monitoring the instrument and/or looking at data in rea...
VEGASEnewsDraft
New GBT Backend Released for Shared Risk Observing NRAO Green Bank is pleased to announce the release of Versatile GBT Astronomical Spectrometer (VEGAS) for share...
VEGASTeamMeetin10March2014
VEGAS Team Meeting Attendees: Richard, Anish, Mark, Joe, Ray, Jason, Melinda, Amanda, Dan, Paul, John Agenda: 1. ADC Calibration 1. Mixed Mode switching S...
VEGASTeamMeetin24February2014
VEGAS Team Meeting Attendees: Richard, Marty, Dan, Mark W., John, Amanda, Jason, Randy Agenda: 1. channel separations for modes 1 and 2. 1. Mode 3 bandwid...
VegasTrainingSchedule
Support Staff VEGAS Training Schedule * We have maintenance on Thursday (2/20/2014) and Friday (2/21/2014) to do staff VEGAS training Date Time Trainer...
VEGASTeamMeetin18February2014
VEGAS Team Meeting 1:00pm EST/10:00am PST in Conference Room 137. For this week only the call in coordinates will be: * Video Hub: 192.33.117.12##7144 * Tel...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Feb11
VEGAS Testing 11 Feb 2014 Goals: * Make sure that all seven beams of the KFPA work with VEGAS DONE. * Try different combinations of beams and frequencies D...
VEGASTeamMeetin10February2014
VEGAS Team Meeting Attendees: Richard, Marty, Dan, Mark W., Joe, Ray, Jason, Randy Agenda: 1. Review of open issues: https://safe.nrao.edu/wiki/bin/view/CI...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Feb06b
DIBAS testing Goal On sky testing with X band and L band to check and make sure that we get signal. Details * TGBT14A_902_03 # Scan Time Mode Notes # 1 ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Feb06
TGBT14A_902_2 DIBAS tests Goals * test M C / DIBAS observing scripts in advance of night time observing Details * start at 10:00am. Everyone gets logged i...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Feb04
TGBT14A_902_1 DIBAS Tests Engineering tests with Joe and Ray no log kept.
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Jan31
DIBAS tests 31 Jan 2014 Goals * Test DIBAS M C Manager with real IF system Details * start at 7:00am * Take data into TGBT13B_502_31 * Joe and Ray...
VEGASTeamMeetin27January2014
VEGAS Team Meeting Attendees: Richard, Marty, Dan, Mark W., Joe, Ray, Jason, Randy Agenda: 1. Status update on IFNUM testing 1. Status update on DIBAS s...
VEGASTeamMeetin21January2014
VEGAS Team Meeting Attendees: Richard, Marty, Dan, Mark W., Joe, Ray, Jason, Randy Agenda: 1. Status of DIBAS software 1. review of schedule 1. plans...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Jan17
17 January 2014 Testing Goals * see how the ripples change in X band in mode 1 or 2 with different attenuation levels * running archivist to record meas...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Jan15
VEGAS tests 15 January 2014 Goals * Main goal: test mode 20 29 with KFPA and all eight banks * If have time, try to take the two polarization of the X band...
VEGASTeamMeetin13January2014
VEGAS Team Meeting Attendees: Richard, Marty, John, Dan, Mark W., Glenn, Joe, Ray, Jason, Randy Agenda: 1. Status of DIBAS software 1. review of schedul...
VEGASTeamMeetin06January2014
VEGAS Team Meeting Attendees: Richard, Joe, Ray, Mark W., Dan, Glenn, Marty Agenda: General update Meeting notes: 1. The VEGAS hardware has been removed f...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2014Jan02
VEGAS Tests 2014 Jan 02 Goals * Test modes 1 29 with stationary telescope and LO1B test tones, astronomical test observations for AAS and for modes 20 29 Obs...
VEGASTeamMeetin30December2013
VEGAS Team Meeting Attendees: Anish, Richard, Joe, John, Marty Agenda: Progress and status of FPGA personalities Mode 1 (h1k) 16 Dec. Done Mode 2/3 (h16k)...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2013Dec20
VEGAS tests 20 December 2013 Goals * test modes 20 29 during maintenance time (no telescope movement). Plan * run position and frequency switched script...
VEGASTeamMeetin16December2013
VEGAS Team Meeting Attendees: Dan, Glenn, Amanda, Anish, Agenda: Progress and status of FPGA personalities Mode 1 (h1k) 16 Dec. Done Mode 2/3 (h16k) 16 ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2013Dec08
VEGAS Tests 08 December 2013 Goals * On sky science testing of modes 1, 2, and 3 Plan * RRL mode 1, 2, and 3 * exgal mode 1, 2, and 3 * fast map mo...
VEGASTeamMeetin09December2013
VEGAS Team Meeting Attendees: Dan, Joe, Ray, Marty, John, Glenn, Agenda: Progress and status of FPGA personalities Mode 1 (h1k) 25 Nov. OK, except for 1/...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2013Dec05
VEGAS Tests 05 December 2013 Goals * Science testing of modes 1, 2, and 3 prior to potential on sky testing during the weekend. Plan * Test mode 1 positio...
VEGASTeamMeetin02December2013
VEGAS Team Meeting Attendees: Agenda: Anish, Dan, John, Mark, Richard, Joe, Ray, Jason, Randy Progress and status of FPGA personalities Mode 1 (h1k) 25 Nov...
VEGASTeamMeetin25November2013
VEGAS Team Meeting Attendees: Anish, Amanda, Glenn, Dan, Mark Whitehead, Randy, Joe, John. Agenda: Progress and status of FPGA personalities Mode 1 (h1k) OK,...
VEGASTeamMeetin18November2013
VEGAS Team Meeting November 04, 2013 Attendees CALTECH, UC B, Columbia Glenn, Dan, Mark NRAO: Marty, Mark, Joe, Ray, Jason, Randy, Anish, Richard Agenda: ...
VEGASTeamMeetin12November2013
Vegas Meeting notes for November 12, 2013 Present: J. Ford, R. McCullough, A. Kepley, J. Ray, M. Whitehead, R. Prestage, A. Roshi, D. Werthimer, M. Wagner, G. Jon...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2013Nov05
VEGAS Tests 2013 November 05 Goals Re test modes 1, 2, and 3 on VEGAS to make sure that they are will working with the next bof files that include the DIBAS fixe...
VEGASTeamMeetin04November2013
VEGAS Team Meeting November 04, 2013 Attendees CALTECH, UC B, Columbia Glenn, Dan, Mark NRAO: Marty, Mark, Joe, Ray, Jason, Randy, Anish, Amanda Agenda: ...
VEGASTeamMeetin28October2013
VEGAS Team Meeting October 28, 2013 Attendees CALTECH, UC B, Columbia Dan, Glenn, Mark, Andrew NRAO: Marty, , Richard, . Jason, , Joe, Paul, Amanda, Randy ...
VEGASTeamMeetin21October2013
VEGAS Team Meeting October 21, 2013 Attendees CALTECH, UC B, Columbia Dan NRAO: Marty, Anish, Richard, Mark. Jason, John, Joe, Paul, Amanda, Randy Agenda:...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometerStatus2013Oct02
VEGAS / DIBAS Weekly Review Meeting 2013 october 02 Connection Details: Green Bank GB Basement Video: 192.33.117.12##7145 Audio: 434 817 6459 Present * Ric...
VEGASTeamMeetin30September2013
VEGAS Team Meeting September 30, 2013 Attendees CALTECH, UC B, Columbia Dan, Glenn NRAO: Marty, Anish, Richard, Mark. Jason, John Agenda: * Testing ...
VEGASTeamMeetin23September2013
VEGAS Team Meeting September 23, 2013 Attendees CALTECH, UC B, Columbia Dan, Glenn NRAO: Marty, Anish, Richard, Mark. Jason, John Agenda: * Testing ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2013Sep18
VEGAS Tests 18 September 2013 Goals * Astronomical tests of Mode 4 Details * Start at 8:50pm, L band * Scans 222 226 AutoPeakFocus * Scans 227 Lmode...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometerStatus2013Sep18
VEGAS / DIBAS Weekly Review Meeting 2013 September 18 Connection Details: Green Bank GB Basement Video: 192.33.117.12##7145 Audio: 434 817 6459 Present * R...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2013Sep16
VEGAS Tests September 16 2013 Goals * Test mode 4 Details * 10:15 get logged in and set up use session 13 * 10:30 Ray copies over the scripts ...
VEGASTeamMeetin16September2013
VEGAS Team Meeting September 16, 2013 Attendees CALTECH, UC B, Columbia Dan, Glenn NRAO: Marty, Anish, Richard, Randy, Mark. Jason Agenda: * Testing ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2013Sep11
VEGAS Tests 11 September 2013 Goals * Tests of VEGAS Modes 4 and 5 Details * 2:45pm get logged in * Melinda copies some python scripts over * Scan 1...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometerStatus2013Sep11
VEGAS / DIBAS Weekly Review Meeting 2013 September 11 Connection Details: Green Bank GB Basement Video: 192.33.117.12##7145 Audio: 434 817 6459 Present * R...
VEGASTeamMeetin09September2013
VEGAS Team Meeting September 09, 2013 Attendees CALTECH, UC B, Columbia Dan, Glenn NRAO: Marty, Anish, John, Richard, Paul, Amanda, Mark. Jason Agenda: ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometerStatus2013Sep04
VEGAS / DIBAS Weekly Review Meeting 2013 September 04 Connection Details: Green Bank GB Basement Video: 192.33.117.12##7145 Audio: 434 817 6459 Present * R...
DibasHardwareDocumentation
DIBAS Hardware Documentation Richard Prestage 04 September 2013 Hardware Overall Block Diagram * DIBAS Shielded Rack Block Diagram Sheet 1: DIBAS_FINAL_Bl...
VEGASRackCablingDrawings
VEGAS Shielded Rack Cable Drawings * Roach2 DC Power Wiring * Roach2 Switch LEDS Wiring * Switching Signal Cables between SSDS and Roach2 Mounting Br...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2013Aug28
VEGAS Tests 28/29 August 2013 Goals * Initial tests of VEGAS Modes 4 through 9 Details August 28 * 1pm get logged in * Melinda copies some python scri...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometerStatus2013Aug28
VEGAS / DIBAS Weekly Review Meeting 2013 August 28 Connection Details: Green Bank GB Basement Video: 192.33.117.12##7145 Audio: 434 817 6459 Present * Rich...
VEGASTeamMeetin26August2013
VEGAS Team Meeting August 26, 2013 Attendees CALTECH, UC B, Columbia Mark NRAO: Marty, Anish, John, Richard, Paul, Amanda, Mark Agenda: * Testing * ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2013Aug23
VEGAS Tests 23 August 2013 Goals * Test latest version of VEGAS executable and config scripts Details * 2pm Melinda copies in some config scripts, Ray cop...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometerStatus2013Aug21
VEGAS / DIBAS Weekly Review Meeting 2013 August 21 Connection Details: Green Bank GB Basement Video: 192.33.117.12##7145 Audio: 434 817 6459 Present * Mark...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2013Aug21
VEGAS Tests 2013 August 21 Goals * Check converter rack and IF module levels with Galen Details * Start at 2pm. Put L band receiver in focus and retract p...
VEGASTeamMeetin19August2013
VEGAS Team Meeting August 19, 2013 Attendees CALTECH, UC B, Columbia Glenn, Mark, Andrew NRAO: Marty, Anish, John, Richard, Randy, Paul, Amanda, Ray Agend...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2013Aug19a
VEGAS Tests 2013 August 19a Goals * Checking configuration of Mode 4 to 19 using config tool * Check sub_frequency, filter_bw parameters for mode 1 to 19 a...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2013Aug19
VEGAS Tests 2013 August 19 Goals * astronomical tests of VEGAS Modes 2 and 3 Observing Details X band Radio Recombination Lines * weather is calm, overca...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2013Aug15
VEGAS Testing 2013 August 15 Goals * diagnose mode 2 data taking issues; check out weekend observing scripts Session id * TGBT13B_502_06 Observing Detail...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2013Aug14b
VEGAS Testing 2013 August 14b Goals * diagnose where the ripple seen in the S band data from last Saturday's tests is coming from. Session id * TGBT13B_50...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2013Aug14a
VEGAS Testing 2013 August 14a Goals * Test UTC deltas Observing Details * Start 7pm * Scan 1 LbandMode2pulStow 1 hour observing time. This has swmode...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2013Aug14
VEGAS Testing 2013 August 14 Goals * To check the freq axis of the data obtained in mode 2 and 3 in GBTIDL appears to be successful. * To check the cal s...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometerStatus2013Aug14
VEGAS / DIBAS Weekly Review Meeting 2013 August 14 Connection Details: Green Bank GB Basement Video: 192.33.117.12##7145 Audio: 434 817 6459 Present Lory Wing...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2013Aug13
VEGAS Testing 2013 August 13 Goals * Continued software testing fix mode 2 and 3 appears to be successful. Observing Details * Use project code TGBT13...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2013Aug12
VEGAS Testing 2013 August 12 Goals * Debug software errors seen on 10th August Observing Details * Projectid TGBT13A_504_26 (Session 26) * run Lbandmod...
VEGASTeamMeetin12August2013
VEGAS Team Meeting August 12, 2013 Attendees CALTECH, UC B, Columbia Dan, Glenn, Mark, NRAO: Marty, Anish, John, Richard, Mark, Randy Agenda: * Testin...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2013Aug10
VEGAS Tests 2013 Aug 10 Goals * Run VEGAS with the L band receiver, and demonstrate to Galen that the converter rack settings need to be 0dB / 35 dB * Run ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometer2013Aug09
VEGAS Tests 2013 Aug 09 Goals * Run VEGAS with the L band receiver, and demonstrate to Galen that the converter rack settings need to be 0dB / 35 dB * Run ...
CICADAGreenBankSpectrometerStatus2013Aug07
VEGAS / DIBAS Weekly Review Meeting 2013 August 07 Present Lory Wingate, Mike Shannon, Karen O'Neil, Richard Prestage, Paul Demorest DIBAS Status The IF modul...
VEGASTeamMeetin05August2013
VEGAS Team Meeting August 05, 2013 Attendees CALTECH, UC B, Columbia Dan, Glenn, Mark, NRAO: Marty, Anish. John, Richard, Mark Agenda: * Testing 1....
VEGASTeamMeetin15July2013
VEGAS Team Meeting July 15, 2013 Attendees CALTECH, UC B, Columbia Dan, Glenn, Mark, NRAO: Marty, Anish. John, Jason, Mark Agenda: * Testing Test resu...
VEGASTeamMeetin08July2013
VEGAS Team Meeting July 08, 2013 Attendees CALTECH, UC B, Columbia Dan, Glenn, Mark, NRAO: Marty, Anish. John, Jason, Mark Agenda: * Testing Test resu...
VEGASTeamMeetin24June2013
VEGAS Team Meeting June 24, 2013 Attendees CALTECH, UC B, Columbia Dan, Jayanth, Glenn, Mark, Andrew NRAO: Marty, Randy, Jason, Ray Agenda: * Testing ...
VEGASTeamMeetin03June2013
VEGAS Team Meeting June 03, 2013 Attendees CALTECH, UC B, Columbia Dan, Jayanth, Glenn, Mark NRAO: Marty, Mark, Randy, John, Ray Agenda: The changes have ...
VEGASTeamMeetin20May2013
VEGAS Team Meeting May 20, 2013 Attendees CALTECH, UC B, Columbia Dan, Jayanth, Glenn, Andrew NRAO: Jason, Marty, Mark, Randy, John, Richard Agenda: 1) Wh...
VEGASTeamMeetin13May2013
VEGAS Team Meeting May 13, 2013 Attendees CALTECH, UC B, Columbia Dan, Jayanth, Glenn, NRAO: Jason, Ray, Marty, Mark, Joe Brandt Agenda: 1) When should B...
VEGASTeamMeetin06May2013
VEGAS Team Meeting May 06, 2013 Attendees CALTECH, UC B, Columbia Dan, Jayanth, Glenn, Mark NRAO: Jason, Ray, Marty, John, Anish, Paul, Joe Brandt Agenda:...
VEGASTeamMeetin29Apr2013
VEGAS Team Meeting April 22, 2013 Attendees CALTECH, UC B, Columbia Dan, Jayanth, Glenn, Mark NRAO: Jason, Ray, Marty, John, Anish, Paul, Joe Brandt Agend...
VEGASTeamMeetin22Apr2013
VEGAS Team Meeting April 22, 2013 Attendees CALTECH, UC B, Columbia Dan, Jayanth, Glenn, Mark NRAO: Jason, Ray, Marty, John, Anish, Paul, Joe Brandt Agend...
VEGASTeamMeetin08Apr2013
VEGAS Team Meeting April 08, 2013 Attendees CALTECH, UC B, Columbia Andrew, Jayanth, Glenn, Mark NRAO: Jason, Ray, Marty, John, Anish, Paul, Joe Brandt Ag...
VEGASTeamMeetin01Apr2013
VEGAS Team Meeting April 01, 2013 Attendees CALTECH, UC B, Columbia Andrew, Jayanth, Glenn, Mark NRAO: Jason, Ray, Marty, John, Anish, Paul, Joe Brandt Ag...
VEGASTeamMeetin25Mar2013
VEGAS Team Meeting March 25, 2013 Attendees CALTECH, UC B, Columbia Dan, Andrew, Jayanth, Glenn, Mark NRAO: Jason, Ray, Marty, John, Anish, Paul, Mark, Joe...
VEGASTeamMeetin18Mar2013
VEGAS Team Meeting March 18, 2013 Attendees CALTECH, UC B, Columbia Dan, Jayanth, Glenn, Mark NRAO: Jason, Ray, Marty, Anish, Paul, Mark, Joe Brandt Agend...
VEGASTeamMeetin11Mar2013
VEGAS Team Meeting March 11, 2013 Attendees CALTECH, UC B, Columbia Dan, Jayanth, Glenn NRAO: Jason, Ray, Marty, Anish, Paul, Mark Agenda: * Update on ...
VEGASOnePPSMeasurements
VEGAS 1PPS Measurements 03/05/13 Measured the output from the RAL 1PPS distributor. * THE ENTIRE PULSE: * ZOOM IN ON RISING EDGE: * ZOOM IN ON FALLIN...
VEGASTeamMeeting04Mar2013
VEGAS Team Meeting March 04, 2013 Attendees CALTECH, UC B, Columbia Dan, Jayanth, Glenn, Mark NRAO: Jason, Ray, Marty, Anish, Paul, Mark Meeting Notes: Ne...
VEGASTeamMeeting25Feb2013
VEGAS Team Meeting February 25, 2013 Attendees CALTECH, UC B, Columbia Dan, Jayanth, Glenn, Mark NRAO: Jason, Ray, Marty, Anish, Paul Meeting Notes: Next ...
VEGASTeamMeeting11Feb2013
VEGAS Team Meeting February 11, 2013 Attendees CALTECH, UC B, Columbia Dan, Jayanth, Mark, Andrew, Glenn NRAO: Jason, Ray, Marty, Anish, Randy, Paul, John ...
VEGASTeamMeeting04Feb2013
VEGAS Team Meeting February 04, 2013 Attendees CALTECH, UC B, Columbia Dan, Jayanth, Mark, Andrew, Glenn NRAO: Jason, Ray, Marty, Anish, Randy, Paul Meeti...
VEGASTeamMeeting28Jan2013
VEGAS Team Meeting January 28, 2013 Attendees CALTECH, UC B, Columbia Dan, Jayanth, Mark, Andrew, Glenn NRAO: Jason, Ray, Marty, Anish, Mark, Paul Meeting...
VEGASTeamMeeting22Jan2013
VEGAS Team Meeting January 22, 2013 Attendees CALTECH, UC B, Columbia Dan, Jayanth, Mark, Andrew NRAO: Jason, Ray, Marty, Anish, Mark Meeting Notes: Next ...
GUPPIBuildItGuide
Do It Yourself Guppi A how to guide to building an advanced pulsar processing machine Introduction The promise of a CASPER based project is that others can buil...
VEGASTeamMeeting14Jan2013
VEGAS Team Meeting January 14, 2013 Attendees CALTECH, UC B, Columbia Dan, Jayanth, Mark, Andrew NRAO: Jason, Ray, Marty, Anish, John, Paul, Scott, Randy, ...
VEGASTeamMeeting07Jan2013
VEGAS Team Meeting January 07,2013 Attendees CALTECH, UC B, Columbia Dan W, Jayanth, Mark, Glenn, Andrew NRAO: Jason,Ray, Marty, Anish Meeting Notes: Next...
ROACH2JTAG
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CICADAGreenBankSpectrometerSept2012TestPlan
Tests for Dec 2012 Objective * System to conduct pulsar observations * Complete system test * ROACH II * HPC low and high bandwidths * Wr...
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