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[UPDATE] CARLA 27 OOS, RRFT Dispatched [REPAIRED]
Last updated on August 21, 2015 by The C.A.R.L.A. Team | This article is Archived | Permalink
A couple of months ago CARLA 27 (Quincy) experienced a power supply problem and the newly formed
Plumas County; Quincy contingency of the Rapid Response Field Team was dispatched to check out the
problem. A temporary workaround was implemented where the system was left to run on batteries and the
battery charger. We turned off the "On Battery Announcement" even though it was technically running
on batteries and it was working fine until we had a chance to go up with replacement parts.
Well, as luck would have it the other day/week it apparently went off the air and has not returned.
This time the (original) RRFT from the CARLA Lab division will attempt a trip to the site this
weekend to get it back on the air with a truck load of parts, replacement equipment and test gear.
New batteries and LVD will also be installed along with a PM performed on the system.
If all goes well it will be back on the air by the end of Saturday.
UPDATE: CARLA 27 was restored to normal service by the end of Saturday and had new batteries and an LVD installed. A PM was performed and ALL audio paths were adjusted. Thanks again to the Quincy RRFT for assisting!