Overall Still Procurement Stage Mechanics under fabrication Delay on DAQ-stack boards, UW/UMD
DAQ Box Mechanical Structure: Under fabrication, Due 1-2 weeks DAQ-board stacks: (Problematic!) ATRI Board will be ready in a week All PCBs to be sent to OSU with ATRI boards Cables / connectors: RF Connectors: A restricted bidding to be started ASAP, waiting accounting procedures (short delivery time < 1 week): Cables: RF cables ready, Power cables will be ready by 1-2 weeks Filters: Waiting for shipping from UW in 2 weeks All others ready or under purchasing process smoothly
Antennas V-pol production Splitting to three companies by parts to avoid bidding (Wire + Ring + PC tube/Assembly) Should be ready by End of Aug H-pol production Endcap plate (on going 1-2 weeks) Waiting for PC tube from UW Ferrites to be ready by Mid-Late Aug Antenna Cables to be ordered!
LNA Box Housing 4 sample productions from different companies Will choose one of them today. 3 weeks lead time and partial delivery would be available Assembly will be started with spare parts
Optical Modules (TX/RX) Waiting housing and parts from UW (Schedule TBC)
Cables Down Hole RF cables including 200 m power have been ordered (Middle - End of Aug) RF Jumpers for Antenna should be ordered ASAP
Storage/Carriers Antennas/Optical Modules: Customized Foam LNA Box Water proof Pelican Box DAQ Box / Cables To be placed into wooden crates with foams Cables Use delivered creates/boxes?
Manpower NTU Jiwoo, Tsungche, Chiching, Chuanjui, Lice, two undergraduates OSU (Aug 07~20) Eugene and Paul Chiba (Schedule TBD) Aya, Keiichi UH (Schedule TBD) Brendan or Ben UW (Schedule TBC) Mike & Albrecht (short visit around Aug 21) Missing Test Crews: Patrick & one from UCL
Work Environment Two Work Tables Ready (total 4) A soldering bench table ready (total 2) Part Drawer Racks Ready (2x2) Cable Racks to be produced