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  2222   Mon Nov 9 19:04:23 2009 robUpdateComputersOMC FE hosed

  2221   Mon Nov 9 18:32:38 2009 robUpdateComputersOMC FE hosedIt won't start--it just sits at Waiting
for EPICS BURT, even though the EPICS is
running and BURTed.
  2220   Mon Nov 9 18:27:30 2009 AlbertoFrogsComputersOMC DCPD Interface Box Disconnected from the power SupplyThis afternoon I inadvertently disconnected
one of the power cables coming from the power
supply on the floor next to the OMC cabinet
  2219   Mon Nov 9 16:32:36 2009 AlbertoFrogsEnvironmentShot of the white board yesterday before erasingYesterday Rana and I needed some room on
the white board in the Control Room. We had
to erase some of the stuff present on the
  2218   Mon Nov 9 15:21:37 2009 JenneUpdateGeneralDrill Press is down for the count

  2217   Mon Nov 9 15:11:02 2009 AlbertoUpdateLSCEverything put back as it was

  2216   Mon Nov 9 15:08:29 2009 KojiOmnistructureEnvironmentTidying up BNC cables rack around the lab

  2215   Mon Nov 9 14:59:34 2009 josephb, alexUpdateComputersThe saga of Megatron continuesApparently the random file system failure
on megatron was unrelated to the RFM card
(or at least unrelated to the physical card
  2214   Mon Nov 9 14:53:47 2009 AlbertoOmnistructureEnvironmentTidying up BNC cables rack around the labThis would be a good trial once you put
the label "BNC only" on
the wall.
  2213   Mon Nov 9 13:26:19 2009 AlbertoOmnistructureEnvironmentTidying up BNC cables rack around the labWe have thousands of miles of BNC cables
in the lab but we still don't find one when
we need it. I decided to solve the problem.
  2212   Mon Nov 9 13:22:08 2009 josephb,alexUpdateComputersMegatron updateAlex and I took a look at megatron this
morning, and it was in the same state I left
it on Friday, with file system errors. 
  2211   Mon Nov 9 13:17:07 2009 AlbertoConfigurationABSLNPRO onI turned the auxialiary NPRO for the AbsL
Experiment on. Its shutter stays closed.
  2210   Mon Nov 9 12:09:10 2009 AlbertoOmnistructureEnvironmentBNC Cable Laid Down from South End to East VErtexI laid down the floor a BNC cable from
the Y End table to the BNC Chamber. The cable
runs next to the east wall.
  2209   Mon Nov 9 11:14:57 2009 AlbertoUpdateABSLStarted working on the PSL tableI'm working on the PSL table to set up
the PLL setup for the AbsL experiment.
  2208   Mon Nov 9 11:11:19 2009 AlbertoConfigurationLSCMC2 Watchdogs trippedThe MC2 watchdogs tripped. I just restored
I also had to relock the MZ and then
  2207   Mon Nov 9 08:43:16 2009 steveUpdateSUSMC2 damping restoredMC2 damping restored,  MZ locked and
the arms are flashing now.
  2206   Mon Nov 9 01:52:56 2009 ranaUpdatePEMcoherence v. time for 2 accelerometersI used the coh_carpet.m function from
the mDV to calculate this plot:
  2205   Sun Nov 8 22:50:29 2009 AlbertoUpdateASCIFO AlignmentTonight I aligned the IFO by running the
scripts one by one.
SRC was far off and I had to align
  2204   Sun Nov 8 14:18:25 2009 AlbertoUpdateSUSETMY Watchdogs trippedThis afternoon I re-enabled the ETMY coils
after I found that the watchdogs for the mirror had
  2203   Sat Nov 7 23:50:45 2009 HaixingUpdateGeneralOpen-loop transfer function of the magnetic levitation systemI measured the open-loop transfer function
of the magnetic levitation system.
The schematic block diagram for this
  2202   Fri Nov 6 23:02:44 2009 HaixingUpdateGeneralSR785 Spectrum AnalyzerI am using SR785 Spectrum Analyzer now
and also tomorrow.  
I will put it back on Sunday. If anyone
  2201   Fri Nov 6 20:10:15 2009 JenneUpdateelogelog acting up

  2200   Fri Nov 6 19:29:24 2009 JenneUpdateelogelog acting upelog was acting up again (not running),
so I restarted it. 
  2199   Fri Nov 6 19:25:31 2009 Sanjit, Jenne, JoeUpdateAdaptive FilteringMore work on saving coeffs on the OAF screen

  2198   Fri Nov 6 18:52:09 2009 peteUpdateComputersRCG ETMY plan  Koji, Joe, and I are planning
to try controlling the ETMY, on Monday or
Tuesday.  Our plan is to try to do this
  2197   Fri Nov 6 18:13:34 2009 josephbUpdateComputersMegatron woesI have removed the RFM card from Megatron
and left it (along with all the other cables
and electronics) on the trolly in front of
  2196   Fri Nov 6 18:02:22 2009 josephbUpdateComputersElog restartedWhile I was writing up an elog entry, the
elog died again, and I restarted it. 
Not sure what caused it to die since no one
  2195   Fri Nov 6 17:04:01 2009 josephbConfigurationComputersRFM and MegatronI took the RFM 5565 card dropped off by
Jay and installed it into megatron. 
It is not very secure, as it was too tall
  2194   Fri Nov 6 16:27:15 2009 JenneUpdatePEMRanger movedThe Ranger seismometer has been moved to
~the middle of the Mode Cleaner tube, and
it's orientation has been changed to horizontal
  2193   Fri Nov 6 12:56:30 2009 HaixingUpdateSUSMagnet has been levitated  

  2192   Fri Nov 6 10:35:56 2009 josephbUpdateComputersRFM reboot fest and re-enabled ITMY coil driversAs noted by Steve, the RFM network was
down this morning.  I noticed that c1susvme1
sync counter was pegged at 16384, so I decided
  2191   Fri Nov 6 09:17:53 2009 steveOmnistructurePEMPSL HEPAs turned onThe PSL enclosure HEPAs turned on at 30%   
  2190   Fri Nov 6 07:55:59 2009 steveUpdateComputersRFMnetwork is downThe RFMnetwork is down.  MC2 sus damping
  2189   Fri Nov 6 00:40:29 2009 AlbertoUpdateLSCEverything put back as it wasI disconnected the setup for the arm cavity
TF measurement. I opened the scitation switch
on the ISS medm screen. I reconnected the
  2188   Fri Nov 6 00:24:06 2009 AlbertoUpdateLSCY Arm Cavity Transfer Function

  2187   Fri Nov 6 00:23:34 2009 AlbertoConfigurationComputersElog just rebootedThe elog just crashed and I rebooted it   
  2186   Thu Nov 5 23:09:34 2009 AlbertoUpdateLSCY Arm Cavity Transfer FunctionAs for the X Arm, this the transfer function
I measured for the Y arm cavity.
  2185   Thu Nov 5 22:30:09 2009 AlbertoUpdateLSCX Arm Cavity Transfer FunctionIt seems that just repeating the measurement
was enough to get a good transfer function
of the x arm cavity. Here's what I got.
  2184   Thu Nov 5 19:25:11 2009 AlbertoUpdateLSCX Arm Cavity transfer Function

  2183   Thu Nov 5 16:41:14 2009 josephbConfigurationComputersMegatron's personal networkIn investigating why megatron wouldn't
talk to the network, I re-discovered the
fact that it had been placed on its own private
  2182   Thu Nov 5 16:30:56 2009 peteUpdateComputersmoving megatron Joe and I moved megatron and its
associated IO chassis from 1Y3 to 1Y9, in
preparations for RCG tests at ETMY.
  2181   Thu Nov 5 16:24:59 2009 KojiUpdateCDSETMY CDS test stuffJoe, Peter, Jay, Koji, Rana
We put the new CDS stuff at Y end
1Y9 rack.
  2180   Thu Nov 5 16:24:40 2009 JenneUpdateGeneralDrill Press is down for the countThe on/off switch for the drill press is
broken.  Replacement parts should be
here tomorrow. 
  2179   Thu Nov 5 12:34:26 2009 kiwamuUpdateComputerselog rebootedI found elog got crashed. I rebooted the
elog daemon just 10minutes before.
  2178   Thu Nov 5 05:07:22 2009 ranaUpdateLSCX Arm Cavity transfer FunctionI would have guessed that you have to calibrate
the detectors relative to each other before
trying this. Its also going to be tricky
  2177   Wed Nov 4 23:17:51 2009 AlbertoUpdateLSCX Arm Cavity transfer FunctionI measured the transfer function between
MC_TRANS and TRX and I'm attaching the result.
  2176   Wed Nov 4 21:46:18 2009 AlbertoUpdateLSCArm Cavity Finesse Measurement

  2175   Wed Nov 4 18:35:19 2009 AlbertoUpdateLSCArm Cavity Finesse Measurement

  2174   Wed Nov 4 16:49:32 2009 AlbertoUpdateLSCArm Cavity Finesse MeasurementI'm going to work on the X arm to measure
the arm cavity finesse.
The idea is to measure the cavity
  2173   Tue Nov 3 12:47:01 2009 KojiConfigurationCDS1Y9 Rack configuration updateFor the CDS upgrade preparation I put
and moved those stuff at the rack 1Y9:
Placed 1Y9-12 ADC to DB44/37 Adapter
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