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  1966   Thu Sep 3 23:41:32 2009 AlbertoConfigurationLSCPOX (PD3) alignedToday I aligned the beam to PD3 (POX) since
Steve had moved it.
The DC power read 1.3mV when the
  
  1967   Fri Sep 4 16:09:26 2009 josephbSummaryVACRebooted RGA computer and reset RGA settingsSteve noticed the RGA was not working today. 
It was powered on but no other lights were
lit.
  
  1968   Mon Sep 7 20:05:18 2009 ranaUpdatePSLRCTEMP v. RMTEMPSince ~Aug. 27, the reference cavity has
been running with no thermal control. This
is not really a problem at the 40m; a 1 deg
 rct2.pngrct.png 
  1969   Mon Sep 7 23:18:01 2009 AlbertoUpdateLockingSome locking attemptsTried
to lock the interferometer but arm power
didn't get over 65.
  
  1970   Mon Sep 7 23:35:03 2009 ranaUpdatePSLRC thermal servo: PID script modified, database + screen addedI have added the records for the RC thermal
PID servo into the psl/slowpid.db file which
also holds the records for the SLOW servo
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  1971   Mon Sep 7 23:51:48 2009 ranaConfigurationComputersmatlab installed: 64-bit linuxI have wiped out the 2008a install of 64-bit
linux matlab and installed 2009a in its place.
Enjoy.
  
  1972   Tue Sep 8 12:26:16 2009 AlbertoUpdatePSLConnection of the RC heater's power supply replacedI
have replaced the temporary clamps that were
connecting the RC heater to its power supply
  
  1973   Tue Sep 8 15:14:26 2009 rana, alexConfigurationDAQRAID update to Framebuilder: directories added + lookback increased Alex
logged in around 10:30 this morning and,
  
  1974   Tue Sep 8 16:01:52 2009 steveConfigurationVACRGA was separeted from IFOThe RGA isolation valve VM1 was closed
since Aug 24, 2009  I installed the
new UPS that time.
 vm1closed.jpg 
  1975   Tue Sep 8 17:57:30 2009 JenneUpdatePEMAll the Acc/Seis working againAll of the accelerometers and seismometers
are plugged in and functional again. 
The cables to the back of the accelerometer
  
  1976   Tue Sep 8 19:30:33 2009 ranaUpdatePSLc1psl rebooted for new RCPID database settingsThe RC thermal PID is now controllable
from its own MEDM screen which is reachable
from the FSS screen. The slowpid.db and
 c1psl-term-dump.txt.gzC1PSL_FSS_RCPID.pngPicture_1.png 
  1977   Tue Sep 8 19:36:52 2009 JenneOmnistructureDMFDMF restartedI (think I) restarted DMF.  It's on
Mafalda, running in matlab (not the complied
version which Rana was having trouble with
  
  1978   Tue Sep 8 20:15:33 2009 rana, jenneSummaryPSLRC temperature servo: Heater Voltage noiseWe measured the voltage noise of the
heater used to control the RC can temperature.
It is large.
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  1979   Tue Sep 8 20:25:03 2009 JenneOmnistructureDMFDMF restarted

    
        
  
  1980   Wed Sep 9 10:13:31 2009 steveBureaucracyGeneralthe use of FAX machine, scanner & toaster 
 You said that the use of FAXST
was forbidden for phds and graduate students.
  
  1981   Thu Sep 10 15:55:44 2009 JenneUpdateComputersc1ass rebootedc1ass had not been rebooted since before
the filesystem change, so when I was sshed
into c1ass I got an error saying that the
  
  1982   Thu Sep 10 17:47:25 2009 JenneUpdateComputerschanges to the startass scripts[Rana, Jenne]
While I was mostly able to restart
the c1ass computer earlier today, the filter
  
  1983   Thu Sep 10 18:25:15 2009 ranaUpdatePSLc1psl rebooted for new RCPID database settingsI added a new database record (C1:PSL-FSS_RCPID_SETPOINT)
to allow for changing of the RC setpoint
while the loop is on. This will enable us
  
  1984   Fri Sep 11 17:07:45 2009 JenneUpdateAdaptive FilteringMinor changes to ASS_TOP_PEM screen.There was some uncertainty as to which
channels were being input into the Adaptive
Filtering screen, so I checked it out to
  
  1985   Fri Sep 11 17:11:15 2009 SanjitUpdateASSOAF: progress made[Jenne & Sanjit]
Good news: We could successfully
send filtered output to MC1 @ SUS.
  
  1986   Sat Sep 12 15:40:15 2009 ranaUpdatePSLRC response v. can temperatureI stepped the RC can temperature  Picture_2.pngUntitled.pdf 
  1987   Tue Sep 15 15:46:05 2009 steveUpdatePEMPEM and VACFSS_RMTEMP is moving up and  daily
fluctuations  are  less . 120 and
16 days plots are below.
 120dpem.jpg16dpem.jpg 
  1988   Wed Sep 16 11:58:11 2009 JenneUpdateAdaptive FilteringNew Filters for Adaptive FilteringWhen Sanjit and I were looking at the adaptive
filtering system on Monday and Friday, we
noticed that turning on the Accelerometers
  
  1989   Thu Sep 17 14:17:04 2009 robUpdateComputersawgtpman on c1omc failing to start[root@c1omc controls]# /opt/gds/awgtpman
-2 &
[1] 16618
  
  1990   Thu Sep 17 15:05:47 2009 robUpdateComputersawgtpman on c1omc failing to start


   
        
            
  
  1991   Fri Sep 18 14:25:00 2009 robOmnistructurePSLwater under the laser chillerrob, koji, steve
We noticed some water (about a cup)
on the floor under the NESLAB chiller today. 
  
  1992   Fri Sep 18 16:05:08 2009 JenneOmnistructurePSLwater under the laser chiller

    
        
  
  1993   Fri Sep 18 16:26:02 2009 steveSummaryPSLNeslab chiller is OKRob found puddles of water very close to
the chiller during lunch time. We raised
the unit and took the side cover off. All
  
  1994   Wed Sep 23 17:32:37 2009 robAoGComputersGremlins in the RFMA cosmic ray struck the RFM in the framebuilder
this afternoon, causing hours of consternation. 
The whole FE system is just now coming back
  
  1995   Wed Sep 23 19:36:41 2009 ranaUpdatePSLRC temperature performanceThis first plot shows the RC temperature
channels' performance from 40 days ago, before
we disabled the MINCO PID controller. Although
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  1996   Wed Sep 23 20:02:11 2009 JenneAoGComputersGremlins in the RFM

    
        
  
  1997   Thu Sep 24 15:45:27 2009 robUpdateIOOMC OLGI measured the mode cleaner open loop gain
with the HP3563A. 
  
  1998   Thu Sep 24 19:35:20 2009 ranaHowToPhotos40m Google accountI've created a 40m Google account. Please
post all the 40m related photos to this site.
If you don't already have it, download Picasa
  
  1999   Thu Sep 24 20:17:05 2009 ranaSummaryLSCComparison of Material Properties for the new RFPD Mounts
    

       
             
  
  2000   Thu Sep 24 21:04:15 2009 JenneUpdateMOPAIncreasing the power from the MOPA[Jenne, Rana, Koji]
Since
  
  2001   Fri Sep 25 16:10:17 2009 JenneUpdateAdaptive FilteringSome progress on OAF, but more still to be done[Jenne, Sanjit]
It seems now that we are able to
get the OAF system to do a pretty good job
 OAF_Running_25Sept2009.jpg 
  2002   Fri Sep 25 16:45:29 2009 JenneUpdateMOPATotal MOPA power is constant, but the NPRO's power has decreased after last night's activities?[Koji, Jenne]
Steve pointed this out to me today,
and Koji and I just took a look at it together: 
 AMPMONconstant_126MONdown.jpg 
  2003   Fri Sep 25 17:51:51 2009 KojiUpdateMOPASolved (Re: Total MOPA power is constant, but the NPRO's power has decreased after last night's activities?)Jenne, Koji
The cause of the decrease was found
and the problem was solved. We found this
  
  2004   Fri Sep 25 19:55:59 2009 JenneUpdateAdaptive FilteringSubtraction of the microseism using Adaptive Filtering![Rana, Jenne]
The OAF system did something useful
today!  Attached is a plot.  Black
 OAF_running_WORKING_25Sept2009.png 
  2005   Fri Sep 25 19:56:08 2009 ranaConfigurationComputersNTPD restarted on c1dcuepics (to fix the MEDM screen times)[SIZE=3][FONT=Tahoma]restarted ntp on op440m
using this syntax[/FONT][/SIZE]
  
  2006   Sat Sep 26 13:55:20 2009 JenneUpdateMZMZ was locked in a bad placeI found the MZ locked in a bad place earlier
today.  It was locked in a similarly
bad spot yesterday after we fixed the cable
  
  2007   Sun Sep 27 12:52:56 2009 ranaUpdateMOPAIncreasing the power from the MOPAThis is a trend of the last 20 days. After
our work with the NPRO, we have recovered
only 5% in PMC trans power, although there's
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  2008   Sun Sep 27 14:45:45 2009 KojiUpdatePSLSLOWscan resultI ran (script dir)/PSL/FSS/SLOWscan on
op440m from 11:30 to 12:30 on 27th. Although
Rana and later I myself set "timed bombs"
 SLOWscan_090927.pngPages_from_miser_126_manual.png 
  2009   Sun Sep 27 15:25:58 2009 KojiUpdatePSLSLOWscan resultOh, AMPMON dependence could be an artifact
of the ND filter???
For my case, it should be real dependence
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  2010   Sun Sep 27 23:21:14 2009 ranaUpdatePSLSLOWscan result

    
        
  
  2011   Mon Sep 28 02:24:05 2009 ranaUpdateLockingMC1/3 Dewhitening found OFF: Turned back ONWhile trying to make the OAF work, I found
that the XYCOM switches for MC1/3 have been
set in the bad way for awhile. This means
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  2012   Mon Sep 28 11:52:23 2009 JenneUpdateTreasureOAF screen added to the screenshots webpageI used Kakeru's instructions in elog 1221
to add the C1OAF screen (still called C1ASS_TOP)
  
  2013   Mon Sep 28 17:39:34 2009 robUpdatePSLproblemsThe PSL/IOO combo has not been behaving
responsibly recently. 
The first attachment is a 15 day
 problems.pngproblems2.png 
  2014   Mon Sep 28 23:13:14 2009 JenneConfigurationElectronicsRob is breaking stuff....Koji and I were looking for an extender
card to aid with MZ board testing. 
Rob went off on a quest to find one. 
  
  2015   Mon Sep 28 23:44:18 2009 KojiOmnistructureSAFETYCrappy power outletJenne, Koji
Tonight we found that the wireless
for Martian network was down. 
  
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