CAT Chat Minutes

February 4, 2008

Operations Update, Mark Beno

The one beam loss in the first week of the run was the result of a power supply problem.

There were also two cases in which top-up operations was aborted for a short period due to a RF problem.

Stats:

  • 99.5% - Beamtime
  • 147.27 Meantime Between Faults

The 2008-2 (June-August) run schedule is now final and can be found in the on-line documentation at the APS web site.

Safety, Paul Rossi

In preparation for the ISM verification scheduled for this summer, there will be a meeting on February 7th at 10:00 a.m. in the Bldg. 402 auditorium. All safety personnel, division directors, group leaders, and supervisors are expected to attend.

Safety inspections this month are scheduled for Sectors 2 and 3.

SWAA (Satellite Waste Accumulation Area) announcements are still being serviced.

ESAF, Bruce Glagola

The check box located on the ESA form has been removed.

Questions/Comments

The User News will go out this Friday with a message from Murray Gibson regarding the summer schedule.

Next Meeting

The next CAT Chat meeting will be held Monday, February 11, 2008.