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  4158   Fri Jan 14 17:58:50 2011 OsamuConfigurationGeneralStandalone RT setup I'll be gone to Hanford site next
week and come back to Caltech on 24th's week.
I setup a standalone RT system at
  
  4157   Fri Jan 14 17:13:39 2011 josephbUpdateCamerasPylon driver for Basler Cameras installed on MegatronAfter getting some help from the Basler
technical support, I was directed to the
following ftp link:
  
  4156   Fri Jan 14 12:34:08 2011 KojiUpdateLSCX arm locked with C1LSC digital controlMy feeling was that the saturation was
caused by the LSC whitening filter which
was always on.
  
  4155   Fri Jan 14 12:29:57 2011 KojiUpdateLockingNext steps for the greenThese are the next steps for a better operation
of the arm locking. They are suitable for
the day time activities
  
  4154   Fri Jan 14 11:29:00 2011 kiwamuUpdateLSCexpected open loop TF of X arm lockingHere shows a plot of the expected open
loop transfer function (TF) for the X arm
locking.
 xarm_oltf.png 
  4153   Fri Jan 14 01:55:26 2011 kiwamuUpdateLSCX arm locked with C1LSC digital control [Koji, Kiwamu]
  
  4152   Thu Jan 13 16:41:07 2011 josephbUpdateCDSChannel names for LSC updatedI renamed most of the filter banks in the
c1lsc model.  The input filters are
now labeled based on the RF photodiode's
  
  4151   Thu Jan 13 16:34:02 2011 josephbUpdateComputers32 bit matlab updatedThere
was a problem with running the webview report
generator in matlab on Mafalada.  It
  
  4150   Thu Jan 13 14:21:13 2011 josephbUpdateCDSWebview of front end model files automatedAfter
Rana pointed me to Yoichi's MEDM snapshot
script, I learned how to use Xvfb, which
  
  4149   Thu Jan 13 12:56:57 2011 ranaUpdateIOOWFS shenanigansActually, I just found out that there are
different flavors of 'YAG-444'. 
There's a YAG-444AH and also a YAG-444-4AH.
 PerkinElmerQPDs.pdf 
  4148   Thu Jan 13 03:00:01 2011 JenneUpdateIOOWFS shenanigansMy goal
this afternoon was to
 D990249-B-1_MCWFS_schematic.pdf 
  4147   Wed Jan 12 22:39:16 2011 SureshUpdateIOOPut MC PZT offset onto MC board, instead of on awkward cart


   
        
            
 P1120508.JPGP1120509.JPGD040180-B_with_5V_offset.pdf 
  4146   Wed Jan 12 22:33:24 2011 kiwamuUpdateCDSMC2 dewhitening are healthy except for URI briefly
checked the MC2 analog dewhitening filters.
It
  
  4145   Wed Jan 12 22:19:54 2011 KojiUpdateIOOMC flakiness solved[Koji Suresh Kiwamu]
Suresh modified the MC board to have
+5V offset at the output. (To be reported
  
  4144   Wed Jan 12 17:50:21 2011 josephbUpdateCDSWorked on c1lsc, MC2 screens[josephb,
osamu, kiwamu]
We
  
  4143   Wed Jan 12 17:22:47 2011 SureshConfigurationLockingMC demod phase adjusted to minimise the I output[Koji, Suresh]
We wanted to check and make sure
that the relative phase of the two inputs
 TEK00000.PNG 
  4142   Wed Jan 12 02:41:19 2011 kiwamuUpdateGeneraldaytime tasks for tomorrow[Rana, Kiwamu]
Here
is the list for the daytime tasks of tomorrow,
  
  4141   Wed Jan 12 01:39:49 2011 kiwamuUpdateLSClocked X arm[Suresh, Kiwamu]
  
  4140   Wed Jan 12 01:38:52 2011 KojiUpdateIOOPut MC PZT offset onto MC board, instead of on awkward cartI can not think of any reason that the
input impedance of 13kOhm between the pos/neg
inputs produces such a big change at the
  
  4139   Tue Jan 11 21:08:19 2011 JoonhoSummaryCamerasCCD cables upgrade plan.Today
I have made the CCD Cable Upgrade Plan for
improvement of sysmtem.
 CCD_Cable_Upgrade_Plan_Jan11_2011.pdf 
  4138   Tue Jan 11 18:41:43 2011 JenneUpdateIOOPut MC PZT offset onto MC board, instead of on awkward cart[Larisa and Jenne]
We wanted to get rid of the awkward
cart that was sitting behind the 1Y1 rack. 
 D040180-B.pdf 
  4137   Tue Jan 11 17:08:43 2011 SureshConfigurationPSLreplaced the pzt-steering mirror on PSL[Rana,
Jenne, Suresh]
Yesterday,
  
  4136   Tue Jan 11 16:04:17 2011 josephbUpdateCDSScript to update web views of models for all installed front endsI wrote
a new script that is in /opt/rtcds/caltech/c1/scripts/AutoUpdate/
called  webview_simlink_update.m. 
  
  4135   Tue Jan 11 14:05:11 2011 josephbUpdateComputersMartian host table updated dailyI created two simple cron jobs, one running
on linux1 and one running on nodus, to produce
an updated copy of the martian host table
  
  4134   Tue Jan 11 13:32:52 2011 josephb, kiwamuUpdateCDSUpdated some DAQ channel names[Joe,
Kiwamu]
We
  
  4133   Tue Jan 11 11:39:45 2011 steveUpdateVACRGA is turned onJoe updated the rga procedure in the wiki
and we turned on the filament. It will take
a few days to reach thermal equilibrium.
 pd70d22.jpg 
  4132   Tue Jan 11 11:19:13 2011 josephbSummaryCDSStoring FE harddrives down Y armLacking
a better place, I've chosen the cabinet down
the Y arm which had ethernet cables and various
  
  4131   Tue Jan 11 01:05:29 2011 kiwamuUpdateLSCobtained Xarm PDH signal[Jenne, Zach, Kiwamu]
 
 
  
  4130   Mon Jan 10 16:47:08 2011 josephb, alex, rolfUpdateCDSFixed c1lsc dolphin reflected memoryWhile Alex and Rolf were visiting, I pointed
out that the Dolphin card was not sending
any data, not even a time stamp, from the
  
  4129   Mon Jan 10 16:39:36 2011 josephb, alex, rolfUpdateCDSNew Time server for frame builder and 1PPSAlex and Rolf came over today with a Tempus
LX  GPS network timing server. 
This has an IRIG-B output and a 1PPS output. 
  
  4128   Sun Jan 9 15:50:55 2011 ranaHowToPSLSetting the PMC gain   Untitled.png 
  4127   Sat Jan 8 23:18:03 2011 ranaUpdateComputersnetwork tableThere's, as usual, a disconnect between
the real martian host table and the one displayed
on the
  
  4126   Sat Jan 8 21:12:12 2011 ranaUpdateCDSMegatron is back I started reverting Megatron into
a standard Ubuntu workstation after Joe/Osamu's
attempt to steal it for their real time mumbo
 megatron.jpgsysinfo.text 
  4125   Fri Jan 7 15:17:37 2011 steveUpdateCamerasITMX video monitor has tower wide viewThe Watec 902, 1/2" CCD camera got
new Tamron lens: 1/2" 10-40mm F/1.4 
manual iris. IR corrective lens. It is designed
  
  4124   Fri Jan 7 12:01:39 2011 OsamuUpdateComputersc1lsc runningI got a new adapter board for expansion
chassis from CDS and exchanged the existing
adapter board which was laid on the floor
  
  4123   Fri Jan 7 00:49:16 2011 JenneUpdateGreen LockingRecovered Xarm Green Lock, Preparation for Beat Note Measurement[Kiwamu, Jenne]
We went this evening in search of
a beat note signal between the Xarm transmitted
  
  4122   Fri Jan 7 00:14:36 2011 kiwamuUpdateIOOEOM triple resonant box is working I
checked the triple resonant box for the broadband
  
  4121   Thu Jan 6 10:47:11 2011 KojiUpdateelogELOG fixed (re: restarted)Fixed
the 40m elog crashing with the threaded display.
This
morning I found that Google bot crashed the
  
  4120   Thu Jan 6 00:06:01 2011 JenneUpdateIOOMagical absorbing PZT mirror[Kiwamu, Jenne]
We have a measely 465mW going into
  
  4119   Thu Jan 6 00:03:05 2011 KojiUpdateCamerasAligned the Xarm, no big dealNice, nice! 
The power budget for the FPMI is
  
  4118   Wed Jan 5 23:45:33 2011 JenneUpdateCamerasAligned the Xarm, no big dealCorrect.  We can see the flashes clearly
on our new ETM camera, but we see absolutely
nothing on the ITM.
  
  4117   Wed Jan 5 23:37:12 2011 ranaUpdateCamerasAligned the Xarm, no big dealPretty fancy work actually...I wouldn't
have guessed that you need to look at the
back of the ETM. Does this mean that we can't
  
  4116   Wed Jan 5 23:22:00 2011 JenneUpdateCamerasAligned the Xarm, no big deal[Kiwamu, Jenne]
We successfully aligned the X arm. 
No big deal.  Nothing to 
 DSC_2822.JPGKiwamuJenne_5Jan2011_Xarm_Aligned.png 
  4115   Wed Jan 5 22:14:41 2011 ranaSummaryDAQFrameBuilder fails in a new wayJust a proof that the DAQ is working -
ran DTT on nodus from 3 hours ago.
 Screen_shot_2011-01-05_at_10.13.21_PM.png 
  4114   Wed Jan 5 21:19:29 2011 ZachUpdateelogrestarted Restarted the elog with the script   
  4113   Wed Jan 5 16:11:17 2011 kiwamuSummaryIOOtemporary PZT connection   PZTconnection.png 
  4112   Wed Jan 5 16:00:11 2011 rana, alexSummaryDAQFrameBuilder fails in a new wayEmail from Alex:
  
  4111   Wed Jan 5 10:45:51 2011 KojiUpdateelogrestartedGoogle bot  crashed the elog again.
Then, I found that Google bot (and I) can
crash elogd by trying to show the threaded
  
  4110   Wed Jan 5 03:06:02 2011 kiwamuUpdateIOObeam spots on MC mirrorsI checked
the spot positions on MC1 and MC3 by running
  
  4109   Wed Jan 5 00:23:30 2011 ranaSummaryDAQFrameBuilder fails in a new waySince Leo was trying to demo his LIGO Data
Listener code, he noticed that there was
and NDS2 issue. The NDS2 guy (JZ) noticed
  
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