2000/2001 Field Season

Updated: 15-April-2000

Contact: Joe Kujawski Joe.Kujawski@att.net


Service items for AGO-1

 

STATION:

 

DAU

Replace the NVRAM with a new NVRAM.

 

Shutoff valve

Replace batteries in the shutoff valve.

 

TEG

Set pressure to 3.5 PSI.  Set each burner temperature to 260-300°C.  Set the indoor temperature to 15-20°C.

 

Install new Turbo cable

 

 

 

EXPERIMENTS:

 

Lucent Fluxgate magnetometer

 

See service instructions for normal servicing.  Verify H axis.  There should be no offset.  Verify that the operating range switch is set to 10^3 nT.

 

Tohuku searchcoil magnetometer

 

Verify that the experiment is functioning.

 

Stanford VLF receiver

 

Verify operation.  Perform the ‘calibration’ procedure if the equipment is available.  Install new batteries.

 

University of Maryland Riometer

 

Install the new filter module in the Riometer vault.  Verify operation of the experiment over a 24-hour period.  Verify that the data does not seem to clip at a lower that expected value.

 

Dartmouth LF/MF/HF receiver

 

Collect data and verify the operation of the experiment.


Allsky camera

 

Verify batteries.  If calibration flashlight is available, use it to capture a few images.  If not, capture blank images (with the camera completely covered).  Verify the locations of the calibration squares and the photodiode levels.

 

 

Anubis Seismic

 

Install the Anubis seismic experiment per the experimenters’ documentation.  Verify operation of the experiment.

 

 

NASA LIDAR

 

Remove experiment from station and return it to Jonathan.

 



Service items for AGO-2:

 

STATION:

 

Raise the station if necessary.

 

DAU

Replace the NVRAM with a new NVRAM.

 

Shutoff valve

Replace batteries in the shutoff valve.

 

TEG

Set pressure to 3.5 PSI.  Set each burner temperature to 260-300°C.  Set the indoor temperature to 15-20°C.

 

Install new Turbo cable

 

 

 

EXPERIMENTS:

 

Lucent Fluxgate magnetometer

 

See service instructions for normal servicing.  Verify H axis.  There should be an offset of +500nT from the null.  Verify that the operating range switch is set to 10^3 nT.

 

Tohuku searchcoil magnetometer

 

Verify that the experiment is functioning.

 

Stanford VLF receiver

 

Verify operation.  Perform the ‘calibration’ procedure if the equipment is available.  Install new batteries.

 

University of Maryland Riometer

 

Install the new filter module in the Riometer vault.  Verify operation of the experiment over a 24-hour period.  Verify that the data does not seem to clip at a lower that expected value.


Dartmouth LF/MF/HF receiver

 

Collect data and verify the operation of the experiment.

 

Allsky camera

 

Verify batteries.  If calibration flashlight is available, use it to capture a few images.  If not, capture blank images (with the camera completely covered).  Verify the locations of the calibration squares and the photodiode levels.

 

 

Anubis Seismic

 

Verify operation and leveling of the experiment.

 


 


Service items for AGO-3:

 

STATION:

 

DAU

Replace the NVRAM with a new NVRAM.

 

Shutoff valve

Replace batteries in the shutoff valve.

 

TEG

Set pressure to 3.5 PSI.  Set each burner temperature to 260-300°C.  Set the indoor temperature to 15-20°C.

 

Install new Turbo cable

 

 

 

EXPERIMENTS:

 

Lucent Fluxgate magnetometer

 

See service instructions for normal servicing.  Verify H axis.  There should be an offset of +500nT from the null.  Verify that the operating range switch is set to 10^3 nT.

 

Tohuku searchcoil magnetometer

 

Verify that the experiment is functioning.

 

Stanford VLF receiver

 

Verify operation.  Perform the ‘calibration’ procedure if the equipment is available.  Install new batteries.

 

University of Maryland Riometer

 

Install the new filter module in the Riometer vault.  Verify operation of the experiment over a 24-hour period.  Verify that the data does not seem to clip at a lower that expected value.

 


Dartmouth LF/MF/HF receiver

 

Collect data and verify the operation of the experiment.

 

Allsky camera

 

Verify batteries.  If calibration flashlight is available, use it to capture a few images.  If not, capture blank images (with the camera completely covered).  Verify the locations of the calibration squares and the photodiode levels.

 

 

Anubis Seismic

 

Verify operation and leveling of the experiment.

 

 



Service items for AGO-4:

 

STATION:

 

Perform station upgrade (see CAGOSYS documentation

 

DAU

Replace the NVRAM with a new NVRAM.

 

Shutoff valve

Replace batteries in the shutoff valve.

 

TEG

Set pressure to 3.5 PSI.  Set each burner temperature to 260-300°C.  Set the indoor temperature to 15-20°C.

 

Install new Turbo cable

 

 

 

EXPERIMENTS:

 

Lucent Fluxgate magnetometer

 

See service instructions for normal servicing.  Verify H axis.  There should be no offset from the null.  Verify that the operating range switch is set to 10^3 nT.

 

Tohuku searchcoil magnetometer

 

Upgrade per CAGOULFM.  Verify that the experiment is functioning.

 

Stanford VLF receiver

 

Upgrade per CAGOELFM.  Verify operation.  Perform the ‘calibration’ procedure if the equipment is available.  Install new batteries.

 

University of Maryland Riometer

 

Install the new filter module in the Riometer vault.  Replace riometer phasing system (vault electronics).  Verify operation of the experiment over a 24-hour period.  Verify that the data does not seem to clip at a lower that expected value.

 


Dartmouth LF/MF/HF receiver

 

Collect data and verify the operation of the experiment.

 

Allsky camera

 

Perform allsky camera modification (CAGOALLM).  Install new batteries.  Install new EPROM.  If calibration flashlight is available, use it to capture a few images.  If not, capture blank images (with the camera completely covered).  Verify the locations of the calibration squares and the photodiode levels.  Install new batteries.

 

Anubis Seismic

 

Install the Anubis seismic experiment per the experimenters’ documentation.

 



Service items for AGO-5:

 

STATION:

 

DAU

Replace the NVRAM with a new NVRAM.

 

Shutoff valve

Replace batteries in the shutoff valve.

 

TEG

Set pressure to 3.5 PSI.  Set each burner temperature to 260-300°C.  Set the indoor temperature to 15-20°C.

 

Install new Turbo cable

 

 

 

EXPERIMENTS:

 

Lucent Fluxgate magnetometer

 

See service instructions for normal servicing.  Verify H axis.  There should be no offset from the null.  Verify that the operating range switch is set to 10^3 nT.

 

Tohuku searchcoil magnetometer

 

Verify that the experiment is functioning.

 

Stanford VLF receiver

 

Verify operation.  Perform the ‘calibration’ procedure if the equipment is available.  Install new batteries.

 

University of Maryland Riometer

 

Install the new filter module in the Riometer vault.  Verify operation of the experiment over a 24-hour period.  Verify that the data does not seem to clip at a lower that expected value.

 


Dartmouth LF/MF/HF receiver

 

Examine problem reported by PI.  Replace antenna if necessary.  Collect data and verify the operation of the experiment.

 

Allsky camera

 

Verify batteries.  If calibration flashlight is available, use it to capture a few images.  If not, capture blank images (with the camera completely covered).  Verify the locations of the calibration squares and the photodiode levels.

 



Service items for AGO-6:

 

STATION:

 

DAU

Replace the NVRAM with a new NVRAM.

 

Shutoff valve

Replace batteries in the shutoff valve.

 

TEG

Set pressure to 3.5 PSI.  Set each burner temperature to 260-300°C.  Set the indoor temperature to 15-20°C.

 

Install new Turbo cable

 

 

 

EXPERIMENTS:

 

Lucent Fluxgate magnetometer

 

Dig up the magnetometer and move the lid back to the surface.  Verify H axis.  There should be no offset from the null.  Verify that the operating range switch is set to 10^3 nT.

 

Tohuku searchcoil magnetometer

 

Verify that the experiment is functioning.

 

University of Maryland Riometer

 

Install the new filter module in the Riometer vault.  Verify operation of the experiment over a 24-hour period.  Verify that the data does not seem to clip at a lower that expected value.

 

Dartmouth LF/MF/HF receiver

 

Collect data and verify the operation of the experiment.

 


Allsky camera

 

Verify batteries.  If calibration flashlight is available, use it to capture a few images.  If not, capture blank images (with the camera completely covered).  Verify the locations of the calibration squares and the photodiode levels.