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Event Notification Report for October 30, 2001

                         
                    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
                              Operations Center

                              Event Reports For
                           10/29/2001 - 10/30/2001

                              ** EVENT NUMBERS **

38436 
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|Power Reactor                                    |Event Number:   38436       |
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| FACILITY: VERMONT YANKEE           REGION:  1  |NOTIFICATION DATE: 10/29/2001|
|    UNIT:  [1] [] []                 STATE:  VT |NOTIFICATION TIME: 16:32[EST]|
|   RXTYPE: [1] GE-4                             |EVENT DATE:        10/26/2001|
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| NRC NOTIFIED BY:  JIM BROOKS                   |LAST UPDATE DATE:  10/29/2001|
|  HQ OPS OFFICER:  BOB STRANSKY                 +-----------------------------+
+------------------------------------------------+PERSON          ORGANIZATION |
|EMERGENCY CLASS:          NON EMERGENCY         |R1 IRC TEAM MANAGER  R1      |
|10 CFR SECTION:                                 |                             |
|ACOM 50.72(b)(3)(xiii)   LOSS COMM/ASMT/RESPONSE|                             |
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+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|UNIT |SCRAM CODE|RX CRIT|INIT PWR|   INIT RX MODE  |CURR PWR|  CURR RX MODE  
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+-----+----------+-------+--------+-----------------+--------+-----------------+
|1     N          Y       100      Power Operation  |100      Power Operation  |
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                                   EVENT TEXT                                   
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| ERDS UNAVAILABLE AT EOF                                                      |
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| The licensee reported that a computer system upgrade performed on 10/26/01   |
| rendered the ERDs system inaccessible from the EOF. The condition was        |
| discovered on 10/29/01. The condition has since been repaired. The NRC       |
| resident inspector has been informed of this condition by the licensee.      |
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