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  526   Mon Jun 9 17:32:14 2008 YoichiConfigurationPSLPMC transmittanceI checked the current PMC transmissivity at
a low power.
The input laser power to the PMC was reduced
  
  527   Mon Jun 9 17:57:59 2008 YoichiConfigurationPSLPMC input power backed to the originalI rotated back the HWP before the PBS to restore
the input laser power to the PMC.
Now the reading of PSL-PMC_PMCTRANSPD is
  
  530   Wed Jun 11 15:30:55 2008 josephbConfigurationCamerasGC1280The trial use GC1280 has arrived.  This is
a higher resolution CMOS camera (similar
to the GC750). Other than higher resolution,
 GC1280_60000E_scatter_2d.pdfGC1280_60000E_scatter_3d.pdf 
  545   Thu Jun 19 15:52:06 2008 AlbertoConfigurationComputersMeasure of the current absorbed by the new Megatron ComputerTogether with Rich Abbot, sam Abbot and I
measured the current absorbed by the new
Megatron computer that we installed yesterday
  
  558   Tue Jun 24 17:12:10 2008 josephb, EricConfigurationCamerasGC750 setup, 1X4 Hub connected, ETMX imagesThe GC750 camera has been setup to look at
ETMX.  In addition, the new 1X4 rack mounted
switch (131.215.113.200) has been connected
 GC750_ETMX_E30000_single.pdfGC750_ETMX_E30000_avg.pdfGC750_ETMX_E30000_std.pdf 
  569   Wed Jun 25 18:03:21 2008 YoichiConfigurationPSLFSS Input Offset slider problemWhile working on the PMC scanning, I noticed
that the FSS input offset slider is doing
nothing.
  
  570   Thu Jun 26 01:08:22 2008 ranaConfigurationGeneralAlarm Handler RevivedI have revived the Alarm Handler by turning
it on on op540m and adjusting the levels
of
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  579   Thu Jun 26 21:07:11 2008 ranaConfigurationASSdust & MC1I realized today, that yesterday while we
were trying to debug the adaptive noise canceler,
I turned
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  602   Mon Jun 30 13:48:47 2008 John, RobConfigurationPSLDon't put the bin in front of the air conditioning unitWe spotted that the laser power was dropping.

[SIZE=5][COLOR=blue][FONT=Verdana]The air
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  603   Mon Jun 30 14:07:26 2008 RobConfigurationPSLDon't put the bin in front of the air conditioning unit[quote]We spotted that the laser power was
dropping.
[/quote]
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  606   Mon Jun 30 16:00:02 2008 josephb, samConfigurationComputers Sam and I setup Cat6 cable from Megatron to
the 1Y6 Switch (131.215.113.252) and also
connected the 1Y6 Hub to the control room
  
  611   Tue Jul 1 11:57:24 2008 YoichiConfigurationPSLMZ servo switch problem againC1:PSL-MZ_BLANK switch (to turn on/off the
servo) is not working again. The switch is
always off regardless of the epics state.
  
  612   Tue Jul 1 12:08:38 2008 John, JoeConfigurationPSLPMC input PDJoe and I switched cables so that the PMCR
screen actually shows reflection not transmission.
  
  616   Tue Jul 1 16:48:42 2008 rob, johnConfigurationPSLMZ servo switch problem resolved forever[quote]C1:PSL-MZ_BLANK switch (to turn on/off
the servo) is not working again. The switch
is always off regardless of the epics state.
  
  621   Wed Jul 2 06:46:05 2008 AlbertoConfigurationGeneralNPRO on to warm upThis morning I turned on the NPRO on the AP
table so that it can warm up for a few hours
before I start using it today.
  
  631   Thu Jul 3 13:54:26 2008 robConfigurationComputersmDV on rosalba
Does mDV work on rosalba?  It can't find
[B][FONT=Courier New]NDS_GetChannels[/FONT][/B].
  
  649   Tue Jul 8 21:46:38 2008 YoichiConfigurationPSLGC650M moved to the PMC transmissionI moved a GC650M, which was monitoring the
light coming out of the PSL, to the transmission
port of the PMC to see the transmitted mode
  
  681   Wed Jul 16 15:59:04 2008 josephb, EricConfigurationCamerasPMC trans camera pathIn order to reduce saturation, we placed a
Y1 plate (spare from the SP table) in transmission
just before the GC650 camera looking at the
  
  682   Wed Jul 16 16:28:14 2008 josephbConfigurationComputersFixed IP address on SwitchRealized today that the change I made back
on June 30th to the switch was to the wrong
switch.  I had disabled the DHCP setting
  
  693   Fri Jul 18 12:24:15 2008 josephb, EricConfigurationCamerasChanged Lenses on GC750 at ETMXWe removed the giant TV zoom lens and replaced
it with a much smaller fixed zoom lens. 
Currently it views the entire optic.  We
  
  710   Mon Jul 21 19:55:16 2008 rana,jenneConfigurationIOONoise in MC_F[COLOR=darkgreen]Jenne put the MC board on
extender today - its still that way but everything
is probably connected (check AO).[/COLOR]
 SCRN0024.GIF 
  719   Wed Jul 23 01:42:26 2008 ranaConfigurationPSLFSS RFPD: Examined, "repaired", and re-installed[U]Rob said that there might be something
wrong with the FSS RFPD since the loop gain
is so low.[/U]
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  724   Wed Jul 23 16:31:02 2008 AlbertoConfigurationComputersMegatron connectedJoe, Rana, Alberto,

we found out the password for Megatron so
  
  725   Wed Jul 23 17:19:48 2008 AlbertoConfigurationComputersMegatron connectedWe changed the IP address. Ther new one is
131.215.113.95.
  
  727   Wed Jul 23 21:48:30 2008 robConfigurationGeneralrestore IFO when you're done with it
[SIZE=3][B]when you are done with the IFO,
please click "Restore last auto-alignment"[/B][/SIZE]
  
  729   Thu Jul 24 01:04:01 2008 robConfigurationLSCIFR2023A (aka MARCONI) settings[quote]

P.S.: We made a test by changing the frequency
  
  735   Thu Jul 24 19:29:26 2008 YoichiConfigurationPSLC1:PSL-STAT_FSS_NOM_C_GAIN is changed from 30 to -0.7Koji, Yoichi

Since the light power going to the ref. cavity
  
  743   Sun Jul 27 20:25:49 2008 ranaConfigurationEnvironmentOffice Temperature increased to 75 FSince we have the chiller for the PSL chiller
now, [SIZE=2][COLOR=darkred]I've just increased
the office area 
  
  744   Sun Jul 27 20:49:21 2008 ranaConfigurationComputersNTPAfter Aidan did whatever he did on op440m,
I had to restart ntpd. I noticed it didn't
actually do
  
  751   Mon Jul 28 23:41:07 2008 robConfigurationPSLFSS/MC gains twiddled
I found the FSS and MC gain settings in a
weird state.  The FSS was showing excess
  
  752   Tue Jul 29 01:03:17 2008 robConfigurationIOOMC length measurementrob, yoichi

We measured the length of the mode cleaner
  
  753   Tue Jul 29 09:12:43 2008 KojiConfigurationIOOMC length measurementI found that the prev modulation freq had
been determined with a same kind of measurement
by Osamu, which also looked accurate.
  
  767   Wed Jul 30 13:09:40 2008 josephb, EricConfigurationPSLPMC scan experimentWe turned the PSL power down by a factor of
4, blocked one half of the Mach Zehnder and
scanned the PMC by applying a ramp signal
  
  773   Wed Jul 30 18:45:01 2008 ranaConfigurationSUSNew SUS Drift TechnologyI updated the SUS DRIFT screen again, this
time with a new feature.
  
  777   Thu Jul 31 16:11:22 2008 josephbConfigurationComputersMatlab on MegatronMatlab now works on megatron.

I did a few things:
  
  778   Fri Aug 1 01:13:32 2008 ranaConfigurationPSLPSL Quad change and new scriptKoji and I changed a few optics so that now
~60% of the beam that went to the PSL POS
QPD
  
  779   Fri Aug 1 10:45:46 2008 josephbConfigurationComputersMegatron now running tcshAt Rana's request, I've remotely switched
Megatron over to using tcsh.  I had to ssh
-X in order ot use the "/sbin/system-config-users"
  
  781   Fri Aug 1 16:33:52 2008 ranaConfigurationPSLPSL Quad change and new scriptHere's the sensor ringdown trend from the
kick.
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  783   Sat Aug 2 13:07:23 2008 KojiConfigurationGeneralThe AP table cleanedDuring the construction of the independent
PLL I cleaned up some of the unused optics
from the AP table. Essentially this should
  
  784   Sat Aug 2 16:05:38 2008 ranaConfigurationComputer Scripts / ProgramsmDV updateI did an [B]svn update on our mDV[/B] directory.
Justin has improved it so that the NDS client
binaries
  
  786   Sun Aug 3 20:53:54 2008 ranaConfigurationPEMGuralpWe got our repaired Guralp back in the mail
from England (s/n T4157). I plugged it in
to Ben's 3-Guralp breakout box (http://www.ligo.caltech.edu/docs/D/D060506-00.pdf)
  
  790   Mon Aug 4 12:12:20 2008 steveConfigurationVACthe ifo is at atmThe 40m vac envelope was vented this morning.
P1 is at 760 Torr
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  792   Mon Aug 4 16:20:20 2008 DmassConfigurationPhotosITMX magnet position relative to OSEMSWe have vented, and taken the following pics
of the magnets to document their position
before we ruin everything.
 DSC_0151.JPGDSC_0150.JPG 
  796   Tue Aug 5 02:39:55 2008 KojiConfigurationGeneralAbs. Len. Meas. ~ Optical Layout on the AP / PSL table 2008-Aug-05Here are the PDF and the PNG of the AP and
PSL table layouts.
After this photo, the squeezing setup at
 optical_layout_ap_table3.pngoptical_layout_ap_table3.pdfoptical_layout_PSL_table1.pngoptical_layout_PSL_table1.pdf 
  798   Tue Aug 5 10:56:05 2008 AlbertoConfigurationGeneralITMX chamber opened and mirror releasedD-Mass, Steve, Rana, Koji, Yoichi, Alberto,
We opened the ITMX chamber to check the optics
after last week earthquake. In particular,
  
  800   Tue Aug 5 17:56:23 2008 AlbertoConfigurationGeneralSRM and PRM inspectionYoichi, Koji, Rana, Steve, Alberto

Today we opened the [B]BSC[/B] to inspect
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  809   Thu Aug 7 11:54:26 2008 josephbConfigurationCamerasNew code + gstreamer allows for easy saving and compression of imagesModified the CamSnap code to output the image
data stream to standard out.  This can then
be piped into a gstreamer plugin and then
 testVideo.ogm 
  813   Fri Aug 8 10:58:05 2008 josephbConfigurationCamerasCameras and gstreamerIn regards to camera failure:
1) I forgot to reconnect that particular
camera to the network (my fault) so thats
  
  815   Fri Aug 8 12:21:57 2008 josephbConfigurationComputersSwitched X end ethernet connections over to new switchIn 1X4, I've switched the ethernet connections
from c1iscex and c1auxex over to the new
Prosafe 24 port switches.  They also use
  
  822   Mon Aug 11 11:36:11 2008 josephb, SteveConfigurationComputersc1susvme1 minor problemsAround 11 am c1susvme1 start having issues.
 Namely C1:SUS-PRM_FE_SYNC was railing at
some large value like 16384 (2^14).  I presume
  
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