CAT Chat MinutesSeptember 29, 2000
Rod Gerig reviewed the operational events of the past two weeks. The only fault occurring during the week of September 15, 2000 was a storage ring vacuum valve closure, which led to one-hour of downtime. The availability for the week was ~ 99.4%. During the week of September 25, 2000, two faults resulted in a downtime of seven hours. The first trip was power supply related and the second was an rf fault. The availability for the week was ~ 92.2%. The user run will officially end at midnight on Saturday, September 30, 2000. On Sunday, October 1, 2000 beginning at 0000, a 24-hour machine studies will begin. Users will be able to use the beam and control their IDs during the first 12 hours of the studies. Operation will be at a 100 mA with a singlet fill, but no orbit corrections will be allowed. The maintenance period will begin at midnight, Sunday night. The next user run will begin on Thursday, November 2 at 8:00 am.
5 to 9 Grill : The official opening date for the 5 to 9 Grill will be Monday, October 2, 2000, in the 401 Gallery.