The CIMA Version History Log

CIMA version history

The following is a list of dates when the various CIMA versions were updated. Clicking on any of the comments will take you to the proper log page with a more detailed description of what was done.

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Version p.0

Version Name Date Comment
p.0.01 PUPPI 08 July 2013 PUPPI Test Version release
p.0.02 PUPPI 16 July 2013 Cal Modes Updates
p.0.02 PUPPI 16 July 2013 Pop Up wait window
p.0.02 PUPPI 16 July 2013 Less than 5 sec ignored
p.0.03 PUPPI 01 Aug 2013 Adjust Power
p.0.04 PUPPI 14 Aug 2013 Default value of tfold and bin
p.0.05 PUPPI 15 Aug 2013 Adjust Power Wait Time
p.0.06 PUPPI 16 Aug 2013 Disable Partial Bandwidth for Coherent Modes
p.0.07 PUPPI 20 Aug 2013 Update on Pop-Up Wait Window
p.0.07 PUPPI 20 Aug 2013 Change(Increase/Decrease) Scales
p.0.08 PUPPI 21 Aug 2013 Stop Command
p.0.09 PUPPI 22 Aug 2013 Check Parfile with Source
p.0.10 PUPPI 27 Aug 2013 Set Scales
p.0.11 PUPPI 28 Aug 2013 Bug Fix for Stop Command
p.0.11 PUPPI 28 Aug 2013 Change Default Scale
p.0.12 PUPPI 02 Sep 2013 ON/OFF Source Calibration
p.0.13 PUPPI 12 Sep 2013 Change Dumptime and Bins
p.0.14 PUPPI 14 Sep 2013 Bug Fix with Bins Check
p.0.15 PUPPI 01 Nov 2013 Modified Power Adjustment
p.0.16 PUPPI 11 Nov 2013 Minor Bug in Offline CIMA
p.0.16 PUPPI 19 Dec 2013 Update in Telescope Positions
p.0.17 PUPPI 20 Mar 2014 Modified warning for ALFA Bias Monitoring
p.0.18 PUPPI 30 Mar 2014 Fix for Coherent Search Mode
p.0.19 PUPPI 04 Apr 2014 Total intensity removed from Coherent Fold mode
p.0.19 PUPPI 04 Apr 2014 Added 5 sec wait after Cal observation
p.0.20 PUPPI 25 Apr 2014 Changes to Center Frequency
p.0.21 PUPPI 08 May 2014 Stop and Abort commands added
p.0.21 PUPPI 08 May 2014 Minor change to Stop command

Version 3.3

Version Name Date Comment
3.3.00 Stable 15 Mar 2012 New version(from svnWork and Untested)
3.3.00 Stable 15 Mar 2012 fixed mock bandwidth display bug
3.3.00 Stable 15 Mar 2012 added DUMP in alfa-motor-control display
3.3.01 Stable 02 Apr 2012 interim correlator using 1 GHz IF
3.3.02 Stable 05 Apr 2012 Parsing Polyco files using WAPP
3.3.02 Stable 05 Apr 2012 Max Waittime for Fixed Azimuth Observing
3.3.02 Stable 07 Jun 2012 Added bias monitoring
3.3.02 Stable 07 Jun 2012 Alfa compilation in dataview
3.3.02 Stable 10 Nov 2012 S-band narrow position changed
3.3.03 Stable 13 Nov 2012 S-band has hcorcal
3.3.03 Stable 13 Nov 2012 Alarm and Log Viewer
3.3.04 Stable 29 Nov 2012 Cancel after commands
3.3.05 Stable 22 Feb 2013 Read last line of CMD files
3.3.05 Stable 22 Feb 2013 Kill tmDg01 added in clear cima
3.3.06 Stable 11 Apr 2013 Warning for ALFA Bias Monitoring
3.3.07 Stable 22 Apr 2013 ProjectID Area
3.3.08 Stable 19 May 2013 Changed username for Last-CIMA-Log
3.3.09 Stable 01 Aug 2013 LST rollover for Fixed Azimuth Drift scan
3.3.10 Stable 13 Aug 2013 Addition of Noiseshift in Mock spectrometer
3.3.10 Stable 13 Aug 2013 Kill tmDg01 process on exit
3.3.11 Stable 23 Sep 2013 Fixed Mock time domain sampling bug
3.3.12 Stable 20 Mar 2014 Modified warning for ALFA Bias Monitoring
3.3.13 Stable 08 May 2014 Stop and Abort commands added

svnwork/untested developement versions

Version Name Date Comment
a.1.00 Svnwork 17 October 2010 svnwork mods thru 17oct10
a.1.01 Svnwork 18 October 2010 mocksp config files work with mock_adjpwr keyword of svnwork
a.1.02 Svnwork 14 November 2010 fix bug in iflo_display.tcl:show_iflo()
a.1.02 Untested 16 June 2011 addd timedomain sampling to Untested version
a.1.02 Svnwork 31 Oct 2011 fix mockconfig timeouts using commandfiles

Version 3.2

Version Name Date Comment
3.2.00 Mocksp 06 October 2009 New version
3.2.01 Mocksp 22 November 2009 basketweave azza rate error
3.2.02 Mocksp 12 January 2010 2010 scan number problem
3.2.03 Mocksp 01 Febuary 2010 interim cor 2010 scan number display problem
3.2.04 Mocksp 02 Febuary 2010 Increase max integration time for mocks.
3.2.05 Mocksp 22 March 2010 Mock single pixel config "float error"

Version 3.1

Version Name Date Comment
3.1.00 Smart 16 December 2008 New version
3.1.01 Smart 22 December 2008 Restart of chat window in remote sessions
3.1.02 Smart 29 December 2008 Upgraded restart of chat window in remote sessions
3.1.03 Smart 20 January 2009 Fix of command file reader bug
3.1.04 Smart 21 April 2009 ASP/30-MHz and ISUP/ISOK bug fixes
3.1.05 Smart 18 May 2009 Radar blanking/wapp bug fix
3.1.06 Smart 22 Nov 2009 basketweave azza rate error
3.1.07 Smart 12 January 2010 2010 scan number problem
3.1.08 Smart 01 Febuary 2010 interim cor 2010 scan number display problem

Version 3.0

Version Name Date Comment
3.0.00 Next 12 June 2008 New version
3.0.01 Next 4 September 2008 CIMA bug fixes
3.0.02 Next 12 September 2008 Upgrade of 'alfamotorwin' program
3.0.03 Next 25 September 2008 New ALFA stage 3 amplifier default values
3.0.04 Next 30 September 2008 New WAPP command message added
3.0.05 Next 21 October 2008 Polyco overflow bug fix
3.0.06 Next 24 October 2008 Mock spectrometer upgrades
3.0.06 Normal 27 October 2008 Change of name
3.0.07 Normal 14 November 2008 ALFA time-out message added
3.0.08 Normal 25 November 2008 ALFA cryo alarm limit change
3.0.09 Normal 15 December 2008 ALFA cryo alarm limit change
3.0.10 Normal 29 December 2008 Upgraded restart of chat window in remote sessions
3.0.11 Normal 18 May 2009 Radar blanking/wapp bug fix
3.0.12 Normal 22 Nov 2009 basketweave azza rate error
3.0.13 Normal 12 January 2010 2010 scan number problem
3.0.14 Normal 13 January 2010 interim cor 2010 scan number display problem

Version 2.3

The 2.3 version of CIMA was a development version for developing verison 3.0, the next generation of CIMA. Although used for observations, version numbers were never updated.

Version 2.2

Version Name Date Comment
2.2.00 Capable 25 May 2006 New version
2.2.01 Capable 5 June 2006 Pulsar file name change --- New library structure on /home/cima/Libs
2.2.02 Capable 8 June 2006 Vacuum meter alarm added to alarm watch-dog
2.2.03 Capable 9 June 2006 PULSARCATCALOBS offset bug
2.2.04 Capable 15 June 2006 Lastcimalog made more robust
2.2.05 Normal 23 June 2006 Change of name --- New basketweaving mode introduced --- Fix of cross calibration printing bug
2.2.06 Normal 5 July 2006 Raise of chat window
2.2.07 Normal 23 August 2006 Move of PGPLOT libraries
2.2.08 Normal 7 September 2006 Log of loaded configuration files
2.2.09 Normal 27 September 2006 WAPP pulsar file name fix
2.2.10 Normal 11 October 2006 WAPP IF/LO set-up bug fix
2.2.11 Normal 31 October 2006 Addition of GPIB and ALFA restart buttons
2.2.12 Normal 8 November 2006 WAPP software upgrades
2.2.13 Normal 22 December 2006 Filter options added for 327 MHz receiver
2.2.14 Normal 30 January 2007 New WAPP message support
2.2.15 Normal 5 February 2007 New CALTRIG and GPIB message support
2.2.16 Normal 6 February 2007 New version of CIMA WAPP software installed
2.2.17 Normal 20 February 2007 WAPP pulsar file number bug corrected
2.2.18 Normal 27 February 2007 DPS interim correlator Doppler correction
2.2.19 Normal 5 April 2007 610 MHz receiver removed
2.2.20 Normal 8 August 2007 ALFA monitor window update
2.2.21 Normal 27 August 2007 Support of new WAPP dual message
2.2.22 Normal 7 December 2007 Compatibility upgrade of CIMA
2.2.23 Normal 14 December 2007 Switch from control to alki computer
2.2.24 Normal 18 December 2007 Fixing up CIMA
2.2.25 Normal 5 January 2008 ALFA and sky frequency patching of CIMA
2.2.26 Normal 9 January 2008 Change of displayed 'aostatus'
2.2.27 Normal 16 April 2008 Change of sockets for chat window
2.2.28 Normal 17 April 2008 Proper 'Abort' command added to 'clear_cima'
2.2.29 Normal 29 April 2008 Removal of hard-coded 'xterm' address in CIMA
2.2.30 Normal 2 May 2008 Change of 'ac2sw' default value
2.2.31 Normal 7 May 2008 Correction of 'clear_cima' script
2.2.32 Normal 26 June 2008 Longer time-out for ON-OFFs
2.2.33 Normal 2 July 2008 Interim correlator configuration restoration bug
2.2.34 Normal 4 September 2008 Modification of ALFA amplifier normal values
2.2.35 Normal 18 September 2008 All ALFA stage 3 amplifier alarms disabled
2.2.36 Normal 25 September 2008 New ALFA stage 3 amplifier default values
2.2.37 Normal 30 September 2008 New WAPP command message added
2.2.38 Normal 21 October 2008 Polyco overflow bug fix
2.2.38 Old 27 October 2008 Change of name
2.2.39 Old 22 November 2009 basketweave azza rate error
2.2.40 Old 12 January 2010 2010 scan number problem

Version 2.1

Version Name Date Comment
2.1.00 Evolved 16 November 2005 New version
2.1.01 Evolved 1 December 2005 CIMA mini-upgrade
2.1.02 Evolved 5 December 2005 Velocity defaults added for source lists
2.1.03 Evolved 14 December 2005 CIMA mini-upgrade
2.1.04 Evolved 22 December 2005 CIMA mini-upgrade
2.1.05 Evolved 10 January 2006 CIMA mini-upgrade
2.1.06 Evolved 16 January 2006 Basketweaving time limit removed
2.1.07 Evolved 18 January 2006 New Doppler options for RA/Dec and Dec/RA mapping
2.1.08 Evolved 6 February 2006 Restoration of velocity defaults
2.1.08 Normal 7 February 2006 Change of name
2.1.09 Normal 16 March 2006 Telescope offset and pulsar observation bug fixes
2.1.10 Normal 22 March 2006 New directory for WAPP software
2.1.11 Normal 12 April 2006 Two window bugs corrected
2.1.12 Normal 20 April 2006 Interim correlator abort and time-outs improved
2.1.13 Normal 24 April 2006 Emails sent from CIMA in off-line mode
2.1.14 Normal 9 May 2006 Move of remote chat window
2.1.15 Normal 22 May 2006 Correction of quick look and ALFA log windows
2.1.16 Normal 5 June 2006 New library structure on /home/cima/Libs
2.1.17 Normal 8 June 2006 Vacuum meter alarm added to alarm watch-dog
2.1.18 Normal 15 June 2006 Lastcimalog made more robust
2.1.18 Old 23 June 2006 Change of name
2.1.19 Old 31 October 2006 Addition of GPIB and ALFA restart buttons
2.1.20 Old 8 November 2006 WAPP software upgrades
2.1.21 Old 30 January 2007 New WAPP message support
2.1.22 Old 5 February 2007 New CALTRIG and GPIB message support
2.1.23 Old 6 February 2007 New version of CIMA WAPP software installed
2.1.24 Old 20 February 2007 WAPP pulsar file number bug corrected
2.1.25 Old 5 April 2007 610 MHz receiver removed
2.1.26 Old 27 August 2007 Support of new WAPP dual message
- - 4 October 2007 REMOVED

Version 2.0

Version Name Date Comment
2.0.00 Expanded 28 June 2005 New version
2.0.00 Expanded 6 July 2005 Fix of calibrator for interim correlator
2.0.01 Expanded 23 August 2005 Incorrect restart commands in CIMA
2.0.02 Expanded 2 September 2005 Improved handling of remote observer info file
2.0.03 Expanded 14 September 2005 False alarms for hanging observations
2.0.03 Normal 19 September 2005 Change of name
2.0.04 Normal 20 September 2005 Option for IDL window added
2.0.05 Normal 28 September 2005 IDL spider scan bug fixed --- ALFA parallactic angle bug fixed
2.0.06 Normal 23 October 2005 Multiple loop bug in smart frequency switching fixed
2.0.06 Old 7 February 2006 Change of name
2.0.06 Historic 23 June 2006 Change of name
2.0.07 Historic 10 July 2006 Upgrade to use new WAPP software
2.0.08 Historic 31 October 2006 Addition of GPIB and ALFA restart buttons
2.0.09 Historic 8 November 2006 WAPP software upgrades
- - 30 January 2007 REMOVED

Version 1.2.03

Version Name Date Comment
1.2.03 Test 24 May 2005 New version
1.2.03 Normal 27 May 2005 Change of name
1.2.03 Stable 19 September 2005 Change of name
1.2.03 Ancient 7 February 2006 Change of name
- - 25 May 2006 REMOVED

Version 1.2.02

Version Name Date Comment
1.2.02 New 25 April 2005 New version
1.2.02 Normal 10 May 2005 Change of name
1.2.02 Older 27 May 2005 Change of name
- - 19 September 2005 REMOVED

Version 1.2.01

Version Name Date Comment
1.2.01 Test 18 April 2005 New version
- - 10 May 2005 REMOVED

Version 1.2.00

Version Name Date Comment
1.2.00 Improved 18 April 2005 New version
- - 10 May 2005 REMOVED

Version 1.1.00

Version Name Date Comment
1.1.00 Normal 18 April 2005 Jeff's original version moved to /home/cima
1.1.00 Original 10 May 2005 Change of name
- - 8 May 2006 REMOVED


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