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Mars Microrover Radio Modem Telemetry

(Text Only Version)


Here are the plots and engineering data files relating to the Microrover Telecom Subsystem as measured by the Microrover and the Pathfinder Lander


NOTE: As of Wednesday November 5, 1997 the Mars Pathfinder mission has entered the "contingency phase". We will attempt to communicate with the lander every two weeks for the near future. Only if lander communications is restored can we begin to plan for further microrover operations. The data and plots in this page will be updated and posted as originally intended. Please keep checking for new entries.

The first few series of data sets are from PORT (Project Operations Readiness Training) and cruise health checks. During the mission each day the plots will show the actual data measured. The majority of these data plots are a function of time, and the time unit is in MLST (Mars Local Standard Time) for the Martian Sols. For instance the first mission day is Sol1, the second mission day is Sol2 and so on. Sometimes a plot will cover 2 Sols. Note that the time axis is *NOT* evenly spaced. There are also some plots with one telemetry value plotted against another, like radio current vs. temperature. And sometime soon we will have 3D plots of link quality with respect to rover X and Y coordinates. These plots will not include the entire area traversed by the rover, but rather selected areas where long traverses took place. The data files are comma separated value (CSV) text format. These files will include daily and entire accumulated values. Look below for tools you can use for reducing and plotting the data. Sorry, but we will not have any data or plots of mobility, navigation, kinematics, rover power subsystem telemetry or rover science data.
Some Comments on Link Quality:

The quality of the telecommunication link between the rover and the lander is the best measure of how effective the link is. Of course the link quality is sensitive to modem temperature, BER, data volume and rover location. The Rover link quality is a measure of how well it is getting acknowledgment of good frames by the lander (LMRE) side of the link. Rover link quality is the ratio of the change in the number of the RX frame counts to the change in the number of the TX frame counts from one measurement to the next. Mathematically Rover link quality= 100*(delta RX / delta TX). If the link is degraded, the rover will get a number of NAK's (No Acknowledges) or other comm errors from the lander and the TX count will increase. Also, if the LMRE radio was off or not responding, the rover would increase the TX frame counter because it would be constantly receiving timeout errors. When a data frame does get ACK'ed (Acknowledged) by the lander as being received, the RX frame count will increase by 2.

LMRE link quality is a measure of how well the lander is receiving data from the Rover. A frame with garbled data, like a bad CRC count, will be recorded by the lander. Also, a good (or complete) frame that was received by the lander will also be recorded. The LMRE link performance is a slightly better estimate of the overall UHF link quality than the Rover link quality performance because, in theory, it keeps a better count of good versus bad data frames (it doesn't count the 6 Byte ACK frames). The way the rover-lander protocols work (see Rover Telecom FAQ#5) the RX frame counter gets incremented when a 6 byte ACK frame and 256 Byte (or less) data frame get sent, while the TX frame count gets incremented whenever the Rover sends any type of frame to the Lander *AND* if any comm errors occur. The RX frame counter can never increase at a rate higher than the TX frame counter, so a 100% Rover link performance is achieved if the TX and RX frame counters increase at the same rate. One thing is certain however, when the link is degraded for any reason both the Rover and Lander link quality numbers do show it.


  • PORT 7 DATA AND PLOTS
  • CRUISE HEALTH CHECK DATA
  • SOL1 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL2 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL3 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL4 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL5 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL6 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL7 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL7 & SOL8 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL9 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL10 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL11 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL12 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL13 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL14 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL15 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL16 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL17 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL18 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL19 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL20 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL21 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL22 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL23 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL24 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL25 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL26 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL27 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL28 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL29 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL30 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL31 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL32 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL33 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL34 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL35 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL36 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL37 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL38 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL39 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL40 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL41 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL42 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL43 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL44 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL45 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL46 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL47 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL48 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL49 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL50 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL51 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL52 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL53 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL54 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL55 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL56 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL57 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL58 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL59 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL60 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL61 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL62 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL63 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL64 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL65 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL66 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL67 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL68 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL69 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL70 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL71 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL72 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL73 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL74 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL75 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL76 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL77 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL78 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL79 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL80 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL81 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL82 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL83 DATA AND PLOTS
  • SOL84 to SOL121 DATA AND PLOTS
  • ACCUMULATED SOL DATA AND PLOTS
  • DATA REDUCTION TOOL(S)

    PORT 7 -- June 11 to June 14, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 1 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 62KB
  • SOL 1 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 111KB
  • SOL 1 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 54KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!


    CRUISE 2 HEALTH CHECK DATA -- June 17, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • Cruise2 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 62KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL1 -- July 4, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 1 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 18KB

    DATA PLOTS - Not much for Sol 1
  • Rover Radio Modem Data Frames Sent vs. MLST Time

  • Lander Radio Modem Temperature & Data Frames vs. MLST Time

    SOL2 -- July 5, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 2 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 49KB

    DATA PLOTS
  • Rover Radio Modem IRX, DC voltage & Temp vs. MLST Time
  • Rover Radio Modem Data Frames Sent & Temp vs. MLST Time
  • Rover Radio Link Quality & Temp vs. MLST Time
  • Rover Radio Temperature vs. MLST Time

  • LMRE Radio Temperature vs. MLST Time
  • LMRE Radio Temperature & Data Frames Sent vs. MLST Time
  • LMRE Radio Link Quality & Temperature vs. MLST Time

    SOL3 -- July 6, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 3 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 73KB

    DATA PLOTS
  • Rover Radio Modem IRX, DC voltage & Temp vs. MLST Time
  • Rover Radio Modem Data Frames Sent & Temp vs. MLST Time
  • Rover Radio Link Quality & Temp vs. MLST Time
  • Rover Radio Temperature vs. MLST Time

  • LMRE Radio Temperature vs. MLST Time
  • LMRE Radio Temperature & Data Frames Sent vs. MLST Time
  • LMRE Radio Link Quality & Temperature vs. MLST Time

    SOL4 -- July 7, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 4 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 64KB

    DATA PLOTS

  • Rover Radio Modem DC voltage & Temp vs. MLST Time
  • Rover Radio Modem Data Frames Sent & Temp vs. MLST Time
  • Rover Radio Link Quality & Temp vs. MLST Time
  • Rover Radio Temperature vs. MLST Time
  • Rover Radio Modem IRX, ITX & Temperature vs. MLST Time

  • LMRE Radio Temperature vs. MLST Time
  • LMRE Radio Temperature & Data Frames Sent vs. MLST Time
  • LMRE Radio Link Quality & Temperature vs. MLST Time

    SOL5 -- July 8, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 5 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 86KB

    DATA PLOTS
  • Rover Radio Modem DC voltage & Temp vs. MLST Time
  • Rover Radio Modem Data Frames Sent & Temp vs. MLST Time
  • Rover Radio Link Quality & Temp vs. MLST Time
  • Rover Radio Temperature vs. MLST Time
  • Rover Radio Modem IRX, ITX & Temperature vs. MLST Time

  • LMRE Radio Temperature vs. MLST Time
  • LMRE Radio Temperature & Data Frames Sent vs. MLST Time
  • LMRE Radio Link Quality & Temperature vs. MLST Time

    SOL6 -- July 9, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 6 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 127KB

    DATA PLOTS

    DATA PLOTS
  • Rover Radio Modem DC voltage & Temp vs. MLST Time
  • Rover Radio Modem Data Frames Sent & Temp vs. MLST Time
  • Rover Radio Link Quality & Temp vs. MLST Time
  • Rover Radio Temperature vs. MLST Time
  • Rover Radio Modem IRX, ITX & Temperature vs. MLST Time

  • LMRE Radio Temperature vs. MLST Time
  • LMRE Radio Temperature & Data Frames Sent vs. MLST Time
  • LMRE Radio Link Quality & Temperature vs. MLST Time

    SOL7 - Rest on the Sabbath? -- July 10, 1997

    DATA FILES
    NO SOL7 ROVER DATA BECAUSE OF LANDER DOWNLINK PROBLEM!

    DATA PLOTS
    NO SOL7 ROVER PLOTS BECAUSE OF LANDER DOWNLINK PROBLEM!
    SOL7 & SOL8 -- July 11, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 8 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 66KB

    DATA PLOTS
  • Rover Radio Modem DC voltage & Temp vs. MLST Time
  • Rover Radio Modem Data Frames Sent & Temp vs. MLST Time
  • Rover Radio Link Quality & Temp vs. MLST Time
  • Rover Radio Temperature vs. MLST Time
  • Rover Radio Modem IRX, ITX & Temperature vs. MLST Time

    Sorry, no LMRE Radio plots because of insufficient data :(


    SOL9 -- July 12, 1997

    DATA FILES (scant data)
  • SOL 9 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 25KB

    DATA PLOTS
  • Rover Radio Modem DC voltage & Temp vs. MLST Time
  • Rover Radio Modem Data Frames Sent & Temp vs. MLST Time
  • Rover Radio Link Quality & Temp vs. MLST Time
  • Rover Radio Temperature vs. MLST Time
  • Rover Radio Modem IRX, ITX & Temperature vs. MLST Time

  • LMRE Radio Temperature vs. MLST Time
  • LMRE Radio Temperature & Data Frames Sent vs. MLST Time
  • LMRE Radio Link Quality & Temperature vs. MLST Time
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL10 -- July 13, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 10 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 49KB

    DATA PLOTS
  • Rover Radio Modem DC voltage & Temp vs. MLST Time
  • Rover Radio Modem Data Frames Sent & Temp vs. MLST Time
  • Rover Radio Link Quality & Temp vs. MLST Time
  • Rover Radio Temperature vs. MLST Time
  • Rover Radio Modem IRX, ITX & Temperature vs. MLST Time

  • LMRE Radio Temperature vs. MLST Time
  • LMRE Radio Temperature & Data Frames Sent vs. MLST Time
  • LMRE Radio Link Quality & Temperature vs. MLST Time

    SOL11 -- July 14, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 11 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 34KB

    DATA PLOTS
  • Rover Radio Modem DC voltage & Temp vs. MLST Time
  • Rover Radio Modem Data Frames Sent & Temp vs. MLST Time
  • Rover Radio Link Quality & Temp vs. MLST Time
  • Rover Radio Temperature vs. MLST Time
  • Rover Radio Modem IRX, ITX & Temperature vs. MLST Time

  • LMRE Radio Temperature vs. MLST Time
  • LMRE Radio Temperature & Data Frames Sent vs. MLST Time
  • LMRE Radio Link Quality & Temperature vs. MLST Time

    SOL12 -- July 15, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 12 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 83KB

    DATA PLOTS
  • Rover Radio Modem DC voltage & Temp vs. MLST Time
  • Rover Radio Modem Data Frames Sent & Temp vs. MLST Time
  • Rover Radio Link Quality & Temp vs. MLST Time
  • Rover Radio Temperature vs. MLST Time
  • Rover Radio Modem IRX, ITX & Temperature vs. MLST Time

  • LMRE Radio Temperature vs. MLST Time
  • LMRE Radio Temperature & Data Frames Sent vs. MLST Time
  • LMRE Radio Temperature & Data Frames Sent vs. MLST Time

    SOL13 -- July 16, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 13 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 91KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL14 -- July 18, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 14 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 55.5KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL15 -- July 19, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 15 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 9KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL16 -- July 20, 1997

    DATA FILES
    NO SOL16 ROVER DATA BECAUSE OF DSN DOWNLINK PROBLEM!

    DATA PLOTS
    NO SOL16 ROVER PLOTS BECAUSE OF DSN DOWNLINK PROBLEM!
    SOL17 -- July 21, 1997

    DATA FILES

    DATA PLOTS
  • SOL 17 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 102KB
    SOL18 -- July 22, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 18 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 77KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL19 -- July 23, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 19 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 31KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL20 -- July 24, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 20 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 41KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL21 -- July 25, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 21 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 116.5KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL22 -- July 26, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 22 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 47.6KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL23 -- July 27, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 23 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 144.7KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL24 -- July 28, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 24 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 108.3KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL25 -- July 29, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 25 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 41.3KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL26 -- July 30, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 26 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 129.2KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL27 -- July 31, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 27 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 102.3KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL28 -- August 1, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 28 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 25.2KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL29 -- August 2, 1997

    DATA FILES
    NO SOL29 ROVER DATA BECAUSE OF LANDER SEQUENCE PROBLEM!

    DATA PLOTS
    NO SOL29 ROVER DATA BECAUSE OF LANDER SEQUENCE PROBLEM!
    SOL30 -- August 3, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 30 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 25.2KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL31 -- August 4, 1997

    DATA FILES
    NO SOL31 ROVER DATA BECAUSE OF LANDER BATTERY RECHARGE!

    DATA PLOTS
    NO SOL31 ROVER DATA BECAUSE OF LANDER BATTERY RECHARGE!
    SOL32 -- August 5, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 32 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 128.8KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL33 -- August 6, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 33 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 103.3KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL34 -- August 7, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 34 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 20KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL35 -- August 8, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 35 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 124.5KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL36 -- August 9, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 36 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 48.2KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL37 -- August 10, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 37 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 45KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL38 -- August 11, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 38 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 27.5KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL39 -- August 12, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 39 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 64KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL40 -- August 13, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 40 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 18.2KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL41 -- August 14, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 41 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 31.8KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL42 -- August 15, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 42 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 51.2KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL43 -- August 16, 1997

    DATA FILES
    NO SOL43 ROVER DATA BECAUSE OF LANDER SOFTWARE RESET!

    DATA PLOTS
    NO SOL43 ROVER DATA BECAUSE OF LANDER SOFTWARE RESET!
    SOL44 -- August 17, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 44 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 51.7KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL45 -- August 18, 1997

    DATA FILES
    NO SOL45 ROVER DATA BECAUSE OF LANDER SOFTWARE RESET!

    DATA PLOTS
    NO SOL45 ROVER DATA BECAUSE OF LANDER SOFTWARE RESET!
    SOL46 -- August 19, 1997

    DATA FILES
    NO SOL46 ROVER DATA BECAUSE OF NO DSN COVERAGE

    DATA PLOTS
    NO SOL46 ROVER DATA BECAUSE OF NO DSN COVERAGE
    SOL47 -- August 20, 1997

    DATA FILES
    NO SOL47 ROVER DATA BECAUSE OF DSN/LANDER SYMBOL LOCK PROBLEMS

    DATA PLOTS
    NO SOL47 ROVER DATA BECAUSE OF DSN/LANDER SYMBOL LOCK PROBLEMS
    SOL48 -- August 21, 1997

    DATA FILES
    NO SOL48 ROVER DATA BECAUSE OF NO DSN COVERAGE

    DATA PLOTS
    NO SOL48 ROVER DATA BECAUSE OF NO DSN COVERAGE
    SOL49 -- August 23, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 49 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 41.2KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL50 -- August 24, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 50 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 17.8KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL51 -- August 25, 1997

    DATA FILES
    NO SOL51 ROVER DATA BECAUSE OF NO DSN COVERAGE

    DATA PLOTS
    NO SOL51 ROVER DATA BECAUSE OF NO DSN COVERAGE
    SOL52 -- August 26, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 52 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 61.2KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL53 -- August 27, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 53 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 57.4KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL54 -- August 28, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 54 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 44.5KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL55 -- August 29, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 55 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 45.8KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL56 -- August 30, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 56 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 121.8KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL57 -- August 31, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 57 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 28.1KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL58 -- September 1, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 58 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 252.9KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL59 -- September 2, 1997

    DATA FILES
    NO SOL59 ROVER DATA BECAUSE OF ROVER SOFTWARE ANOMOLY

    DATA PLOTS
    NO SOL59 ROVER DATA BECAUSE OF ROVER SOFTWARE ANOMOLY
    SOL60 -- September 3, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 60 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 52.6KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL61 -- September 4, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 61 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 86.7KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL62 -- September 5, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 62 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 28.2KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL63 -- September 6, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 63 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 27.7KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL64 -- September 7, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 64 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 47.0KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL65 -- September 8, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 65 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 13.0KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL66 -- September 9, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 66 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 22.8KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL67 -- September 10, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 67 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 53.9KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL68 -- September 11, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 68 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 36.4KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL69 -- September 12, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 69 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 43KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL70 -- September 13, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 70 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 61.1KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL71 -- September 14, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 71 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 55.7KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL72 -- September 15, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 72 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 80.5KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL73 -- September 16, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 73 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 12.7KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL74 -- September 17, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 74 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 85.1KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL75 -- September 18, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 75 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 29.5KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL76 -- September 19, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 76 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 64.0KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL77 -- September 20, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 77 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 41.5KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL78 -- September 21, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 78 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 47.2KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL79 -- September 22, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 79 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 23.7KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL80 -- September 23, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 80 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 28.3KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL81 -- September 24, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 81 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 32.6KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL82 -- September 26, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 82 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 15.2KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL83 -- September 27, 1997

    DATA FILES
  • SOL 83 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 18.2KB

    DATA PLOTS
    No Plots Yet!
    SOL84-89 -- September 28 to November 4, 1997

    DATA FILES
    NO LANDER OR ROVER DATA BECAUSE OF SERIOUS LANDER COMM PROBLEMS

    DATA PLOTS
    NO LANDER OR ROVER DATA BECAUSE OF SERIOUS LANDER COMM PROBLEMS
    ACCUMULATED SOL DATA --

    DATA FILES
  • Sol 1 to 5 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 210KB
  • Sol 6 to 10 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 185KB
  • Sol 11 to 15 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 190KB
  • Sol 16 to 20 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 119KB
  • Sol 21 to 25 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 353KB
  • Sol 26 to 30 Rover & LMRE Telemetry  File Size: 227KB

    DATA PLOTS
  • Sol2-5 Rover Radio Modem DC voltage & Temp vs. MLST Time
  • Sol2-5 Rover Radio Modem Data Frames Sent & Temp vs. MLST Time
  • Sol2-5 Rover Radio Link Quality & Temp vs. MLST Time
  • Sol2-5 Rover Radio Temperature vs. MLST Time
  • Sol2-5 Rover Radio Modem IRX, ITX & Temperature vs. MLST Time

    DATA REDUCTION TOOL(S) --

    Here are some tools that have been developed to help speed up the reduction and analysis of the rover telecom engineering telemetry files. Download the file(s) you want to use.
  • formatcsv.xls - MS Excel macro files for reducing the rover telecom CSV files and calculating telecom statistics. Save as an .xls file. Updated 7/13/97

    Once you have downloaded the CSV data reduction Excel macro and have used it to clean up the unformated CSV data file you will see a list of data columns. Below we give an internal description of the data in those columns. The first value, e.g. R-xxxx, is the telemetry channel ID number, that is followed by the telemetry channel name and then a description of what it measures. To use the macro, first open the macro file and then open the *.csv file you want to look at. Go to the Tools menu and click on the Macro... field. Run the formatcsv1.xls!CSV_FORMAT macro and answer Yes or No to the dialog questions. Note that if you try to clean up the *.csv file more than once, it will corrupt the file and the statistics. If you have trouble downloading or using the tool, please let us know.

    SCET - Space Craft Event Time; a time tag on each event that takes place on the spacecraft.
    R-0006 Command Sequence Number - Number given to current command in the rover sequence.
    R-3999 Command Name - Name of the command being executed in the sequence.
    R-0123 Modem Temp - Rover modem temperature. Engineering Units (EU) of Centigrade.
    R-2705 Cur,+9V Conv - Rover Modem +9V converter current, receive and standby; EU = mA.
    R-0220 Cur,Modem TX - Rover Modem +9V converter Transmit current; EU = mA.
    R-0236 Cur,Modem Heater - Rover Modem Heater current; EU = mA.
    R-2904 Volts,+9 Conv - Rover Modem +9V Converter Voltage; EU = Volts.
    R-2220 TX CH Frame Cnt - Rover Transmit Channel Frame Count; Data Number (DN) units, e.g. just an integer number that represents the accumulated count.
    R-2221 RX CH Frame Cnt - Rover Transmit Channel Receive Acknowledge Count; DN
    R-0022 RX Com Error - Rover Transmit Channel Receive Acknowledge Error Count; DN
    R-0025 COM: Timeout - Rover Timeout Error Count; DN
    R-0027 COM: Bad CRC - Rover Bad CRC Error Count; DN
    R-0035 COM: RX Abort - Rover Receive Abort Error Count; DN
    R-0024 COM: Unknown Error - Rover Unknown Communications Error Count (don't ask) ; DN
    R-0028 COM: No Sync - Rover No Syncronization Error Count; DN
    R-0033 COM: SW Error - Rover Communications Software Error Count; DN
    R-0036 COM: Latchup - Rover Modem Latchup Error Count; DN
    R-0034 COM: Overflow - Rover Modem Data Overflow Error Count; DN
    R-0026 COM: Short Frame - Rover Modem Short Data Frame Error Count; DN
    R-0029 COM: Bad FID - Rover Modem Bad Frame ID Error Count; DN
    R-0030 COM: Bad FNUM - Rover Modem Bad Frame Number Error Count; DN
    R-0031 COM: NOCMDDAT - Rover Modem No Command Data Error Count; DN
    R-0550 X-Position - Rover X-Position relative to Lander Center; Meters
    R-0551 Y-Position - Rover Y-Position relative to Lander Center; Meters
    R-0552 Heading - Rover Forward Heading Angle; Degrees
    V-0050 LMRE Modem B Status - LMRE Modem B-side Status; DN
    V-0051 LMRE Modem A Status - LMRE Modem A-side Status; DN
    P-0190 Battery Temp 1 Avg - Lander Battery Average Internal Temp1 sensor; EU = Centigrade.
    P-0191 Battery Temp 2 Avg - Lander Battery Average Internal Temp2 sensor; EU = Centigrade.
    V-0029 NUM Good Frames - LMRE Modem number of good Frames received; DN
    V-0069 NUM Garbled Frames - LMRE Modem number of garbled Frames received, a garbled frame is a count of 7 different receive errors ; DN
    V-0010 NUM Telem Ses - LMRE Modem Number of Telemetry Sessions; DN
    V-0040 NUM NACKS - LMRE Modem Number NACKS (No Acknowledge); DN
    V-0002 NUM Good Sess - LMRE Modem Number of Good Communication Sessions; DN
    V-0003 LDR Abort Sess - Number of Lander Aborted Sessions; DN
    V-0008 RVR Abort Sess - Number of Rover Aborted Sessions; DN
    D-0069 NUM Buff Packet - Number of Rover packets buffered on the lander; DN
    D-0070 NUM Sent Packet - Number of Rover packets downlinked from the lander ; DN
    D-0070 NUM Sent Packet - Number of Rover packets downlinked from the lander ; DN
    ERT - Earth Receive Time; a time tag on the time the event was received on earth.
    SCLK - Spacecraft CLock; the onboard spacecraft clock used to control various activities.
    SOL - Mars Sol Day; the mission day number.
    TLST - True Local Solar Time; referred to as MLST (Mars Local Solar Time).


    Pop Says: "Have fun and don't wear out your CPU playing with this stuff!"


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    This page was last updated Tuesday January 20, 1998.
    Web Author: Scot Stride, NASA-JPL, Telecommunications Hardware Section 336

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