Glider Project Deployed Recovered Days Distance Start/
End Voltage
Air Time POC Notes Payload KMZs Data Metadata
ru32-511 SWOT 2017-06-22
15:08 GMT
2017-08-11
18:15 GMT
50.13 176.6
km
10.92 Volts
11.04 Volts
4669
minutes
Haldeman
Aragon
Waite
30 9317 kmzs

deployment Notes (30)  

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2017-08-11 19:06 GMT
dkaragon
deployment Recovered by Ian Robbins out of MLML aboard 16' zodiac.
2017-08-11 13:56 GMT
haldeman
deployment u_alt_min_depth 20

goto updated; wpt 2 miles from MLML
2017-08-09 22:33 GMT
dkaragon
deployment !!!!!!!

U ALT MIN DEPTH 250

!!!!!

(false hits)
2017-08-09 19:59 GMT
dkaragon
deployment Did 2nd deep thrusting run at 6 W thrust
2017-08-03 14:20 GMT
dkaragon
deployment Thrusting segments. 40% via 2 (max input voltage)
2017-08-02 19:39 GMT
dkaragon
deployment Some intermittent CTD issues, large variations especially in TS plot. Not sure what causing but appears to come and go and currently is gone.
2017-08-02 04:07 GMT
dkaragon
deployment 35 m hover 2

ud_134-2017-213-6-0 (0165.0000)


35 seed

# 2017/8/1 9:26 EST - trying gains a little lower, from 1 to .75

sensor: u_hover_bpump_ap_gain_shallow(cc/m) .75 #proportional gain, shallow bpump
sensor: u_hover_bpump_ap_dgain_shallow(cc-s/m) .75 #derivative gain, shallow bpump


# BALLAST PUMP CC
sensor: f_neutral_ballast(cc) 150
sensor: x_hover_ballast_shallow(cc) -50
sensor: x_hover_ballast_deep(cc) -75

# DEPTH
sensor: x_hover_depth_shallow(m) 25 # the shallowest target drift depth
sensor: x_hover_depth_deep(m) 35 # the deepest target drift depth
2017-08-02 03:35 GMT
dkaragon
deployment Optics just downcast, save power, irid time, and optics cycles.
2017-07-26 12:50 GMT
dkaragon
deployment Box 1 PMEL Waite
-12208.0672 3645.4420
-12207.9184 3645.3749
-12208.0208 3645.2700
-12208.1572 3645.3314
2017-07-26 00:34 GMT
dkaragon
deployment !!!!!!!!!!!!

u_alt_min_depth 340

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
2017-07-25 18:02 GMT
dkaragon
deployment Some false hits at around 65-75 m with u_alt_min_depth set to 50

900 m dives starting PMEL box 1
2017-07-25 17:42 GMT
dkaragon
deployment On to PMEL GPS mooring as of 5 pm EST 7/24
2017-07-20 01:18 GMT
dkaragon
deployment Check out pump, 7k cycles already.
2017-07-19 16:04 GMT
dkaragon
deployment Glider missed some calls 7/18 am

Called TWR with
NO CARRIER

RING

NO CARRIER

RING

NO CARRIER

RING

NO CARRIER

RING

NO CARRIER

RING

NO CARRIER

RING

NO CARRIER

RING
2017-07-17 13:38 GMT
dkaragon
deployment Glider drifted off track after some 20 deg dive/climbs?

Downloaded part of an MBD showed the glider thought it got to where it needed to go underwater and started cycling boxes. Didn't look like a steering problem. Some dead reckoning issue. More later.
2017-07-13 14:02 GMT
dkaragon
deployment JPL planner taken control

CC is turned off!
2017-07-10 20:59 GMT
dkaragon
deployment JPL planner taken control

CC is turned off!
2017-07-06 18:51 GMT
dkaragon
deployment Onward to box 3, JPL will take over tomorrow.

Box 3 is 125 m sides.
2017-07-06 18:51 GMT
dkaragon
deployment BOX 1 @ 50 m satisfy radius
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-12201.9655 3645.1308
-12201.6266 3645.1310
-12201.6264 3644.8687
-12201.9480 3644.8670

BOX 2 @ 25 m
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-12201.7924 3645.1299
-12201.6250 3645.1309
-12201.6250 3644.9939
-12201.7959 3644.9939

BOX 3 @ 25 m
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-12201.7080 3645.0972
-12201.6247 3645.0972
-12201.6263 3645.0468
-12201.7072 3645.0468
2017-07-06 14:48 GMT
dkaragon
deployment Results of 4 W thruster test (impulse connector 1 screw Nemesis loaner thruster)
Nominal 20 D, 18 U:
4W: 34.5 D, 33 U --> +14.5 D +15 U
~ 75% increase
2017-07-05 22:46 GMT
dkaragon
deployment 4 W thruster tests, 2 segments
ru32-2017-185-0-0, ru32-2017-185-0-1

No reported warnings or oddities from thruster.

setdevlimit thruster 20 default defaultx2
thruster I u 3 20 10
2017-06-30 18:38 GMT
dkaragon
deployment Another thruster error segment, this time 50% vs 4 W (last test)

Seeing if there is a software workaround for this.
2017-06-29 14:29 GMT
dkaragon
deployment Next segment: thruster test
4 W dive and climb

Also changed dive ballast to -240 cc to slow the dives a bit to equalize.
2017-06-28 14:17 GMT
dkaragon
deployment Ended first box which was 500 m centered about the NOAA KML position of M1

Have an M1 data link now that shows its more NE of that position on the ridge.

Tightening box to 250 m in the upper right quadrant of last box.

will track new M1 position
2017-06-26 13:08 GMT
dkaragon
deployment !!!!!!! u_alt_min_depth 350 !!!!!!!!
2017-06-24 01:48 GMT
dkaragon
deployment 500 m dives as of 2 surfacings ago, shortening up the waypoints from 500 m sided box to 350 m
2017-06-23 20:02 GMT
dkaragon
deployment 500 m dives
2017-06-22 22:47 GMT
dkaragon
configuration CTD 9317 (pumped)
FLBBCD sn 4156
2017-06-22 22:42 GMT
dkaragon
deployment Ran 2 thruster segments after deep. First was 30% second was 50%

50% only one to show increase of speed.

Chris D recommended flying by Watts
2017-06-22 22:41 GMT
dkaragon
deployment Deployed by CHip Halademan on RV Shana Rae