The good news: it's not the RF final we fixed last week. That one was back on and at full power along about 0300 Saturday ayem (a time when mere mortals must sleep! Or should, anyway). When a different one of the three took unplanned leave Friday evening, we unshipped the 32 Volt/180 Ampere (!) power supply assembly (a heavy lapful of loose parts and wire harness) from the one that had failed and stuffed it into the previously-failed one, which needed, as nearly as could be determined, only that, and cello , it came up and ran like a champ!
The bad news is, that meant we now had a stardrive with two known problems and probably another; and that's what I've head my head stuck in since Monday.
We're not going to make Rigel 4 in time for the Pork Festival. Which may be a good thing. (Check two posts back).
In Other News: back in the
I cannot await the dawn and thus must bid thee adieu. Or as the French say(?), "happy snails!"
* "AMORC" 'cos we gotta get the lights and power back on, see?
1. Or is that "viola?" Some kinda string instrument.
2. Also shoulders, both arms, upper body, etc.