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  • Recent work on the CARLA Network
    Recent work on the CARLA Network
    Last updated on September 27, 2015 by The C.A.R.L.A. Team | Permalink

    The last several weeks have seen various teams branch off to multiple sites for repairs, upgrades
    and hardening of systems in preparation for a forecast rough winter.

    Some of the sites that have been visited (or need to) and work performed include:

    CARLA 8- New battery plant installed and tested.

    CARLA 21- Investigate multi-day power outage and compromised circuit breaker to bldg. Service
    battery plant.

    CARLA 20- (2x separate trips) Install new battery plant and related equipment, perform a PM, replace
    P.S., perform misc. repairs, install secondary link antenna.

    CARLA 25- (2x separate trips) Install new battery plant and related equipment, perform a PM, repair
    link antenna, repeater controller f/w upgrade & additional programming, test out back-up RF link
    between CARLA 16 and CARLA 13 for full time service, testing of possible future link paths to other
    sites.

    CARLA 6/36- Install new battery plant and related equipment, perform a PM, repair main antenna,
    assess and performed repairs needed to bldg.

    CARLA 9- Site visit is slated in the next couple of weeks to t/s main repeater that is OOS.

    CARLA 32- Site visit needed to prepare for winter and test battery plant.

    CARLA 13- Upgrade battery plant, perform PM, prepare for winter.

    As always, stay tuned for more news and information.

    The CARLA Team