CATS

The CATS instrument was built in 2017/2018 for a balloon flight in August 2018.  The instrument consists of the CATS Elegant Breadboard (EBB) and the CATS E-box.  The Elegant Breadboard was built by Honeywell and the E-box was built by ARG-USask.

CATS Firmware:

The firmware is written in C++ and is built using the following software repositories:

It is recommended that you clone the repositories to the same root folder. Build instructions and details can be found in the readme files of each repository.

CATS GSE

The CATS GSE is written in Python (3.6) and is built using the following repositories

    • CATS_gsegit@arggit.usask.ca:ARGOL/CATS_gse.git
    • argol_gse_pylibgit@arggit.usask.ca:ARGOL/argol_gse_pylib.git

It is recommended that you clone the repositories to the same root folder. Build instructions and details can be found in the readme files of each repository.

TVAC tests May 8/9, 2018

TVac test were conducted on the CATS e-Box starting 8:30 pm (local) on May 8, 2018. The TVAC sensor tests and excel are stored in \\UTLS\ARGlab\Instruments\TVAC\Tests\CATS. The system was equipped with 4 extra temperature sensors inside the chamber and two temperature sensors outside. We also manually recorded the control system temperature and pressure monitors inside the log file 2018_05_08_CATS_TVAC.xlsx.