The week of Feb 3

Last week we were successful in moving and aligning both the lower and upper X-slew axes. We also began the really massive task of cabling the tracker. Based on the rates of cabling we will likely be cabling until Thursday afternoon this week. This requires a team of ~10 people to connect the cable up at the DAS box and then down the cable trays, through the cable wrap, down to the spectrograph room and then through the spectrograph room cable trays into the lower electrical room.

Once the cabling is done we will start testing full motion of both X axes including limit switches and simultaneous moves of upper and lower x. All of this in preparation for the new tracker lift on the 18th (weather permitting).

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