Tag Archives: broken stuff
There’s so much snow around here that it sometimes can escape notice, but that’s not been the situation for the last few weeks. Early on a Sunday morning nearly four weeks ago, we had a problem with the Rodwell pump. So … Continue reading
We’re a bit over a week away from the first planes coming through S Pole, so it’s time to setup the fuel system to handle them!
Several years ago in Dr. Avery’s college class on digital logic (fun coincidence – this is post number 2^7 on this blog), or maybe it was a required “freshman projects” class, a question got asked along the lines of “why do … Continue reading
Much of this week, I’ve been helping fix a problem out at SPT. A cable in the “azimuth wrap”, which is essentially a springy spiral cable tray to get hoses and cables into the left-right moving part of the telescope, … Continue reading
On my way out to SPT earlier today, there was a nice bright aurora and lots of moonlight too. I only had my 50mm lens, and obviously didn’t manage to get far enough away to be in focus.
As luck (and a substantial sum of money) had it, I’ve ended up with a solution to my camera problem!