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by strud
Mon May 08, 2017 9:10 pm
Forum: Higher, Faster, Further
Topic: Difuminar: 9500 feet and Mach 1.5 on a CTI G150
Replies: 33
Views: 6442

Re: Difuminar: 9500 feet and Mach 1.5 on a CTI G150

CF nose cone is going to kill your transmission performance ie be next to no signal in or out.
by strud
Mon May 08, 2017 6:59 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: The ULTIMATE GPS rocket locator
Replies: 19
Views: 4144

Re: The ULTIMATE GPS rocket locator

Hi Drew, The Satellite proposal has some merit although the main issue still is that the antenna is one the ground and you cannot guarantee its orientation..... if you use a patch antenna and it ends up on the ground facing down you have the same misery. If it is a Satellite data plans are also outr...
by strud
Wed May 03, 2017 6:56 pm
Forum: Western Australian Rocketry Society
Topic: *Season Opener* Sunday 30th April 2017 Grass Valley Launch
Replies: 22
Views: 3759

Re: *Season Opener* Sunday 30th April 2017 Grass Valley Launch

Lots of people there for the opener !

Plenty of flights too.

Do my eyes deceive me or were there at least two itsy bitsy rockets on micro max motors ?
by strud
Mon Apr 03, 2017 2:37 pm
Forum: Rocketry Control Room
Topic: Visit to USS Midway
Replies: 4
Views: 1221

Re: Visit to USS Midway

Nice pics Blake.... Dave looks VERY excited.... Screwed up my link of the last one : https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B7tnRi_PndLeZXliMGNzeVlDUHc So not sure now but maybe this is an AGM-88 HARM as well...... Drew - my mistake, I definitely need to read up more on these units.... so many of them !
by strud
Mon Apr 03, 2017 8:48 am
Forum: Rocketry Control Room
Topic: Visit to USS Midway
Replies: 4
Views: 1221

Visit to USS Midway

Lucky to have some time off on the weekend in San Diego so we went down to the USS Midway which is opened up as a museum. https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B7tnRi_PndLeMUhJZFRiSkdpejg https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B7tnRi_PndLeM3F5aHpTM1VVcjg On the flight deck were a range of planes including an...
by strud
Sat Oct 29, 2016 10:05 am
Forum: I could use that
Topic: Cheap PCB Manufacturer (in China)
Replies: 7
Views: 3478

Re: Cheap PCB Manufacturer (in China)

Hi All I decided to go with the hobbyist licence for Eagle which gives you up to 6 layers and quite a large board size. From memory you can get it through these guys : https://www.adafruit.com/products/1615" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; It is a non-commercial licence and hence they ...
by strud
Wed Sep 21, 2016 8:01 pm
Forum: How's the Weather..?
Topic: Great list of latest news stories on the ABC website
Replies: 0
Views: 1171

Great list of latest news stories on the ABC website

From Antarctic Ice dramatic retreat to a argument over the origin of the Chico roll.....

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by strud
Wed Sep 21, 2016 8:38 am
Forum: Rocketry Control Room
Topic: NZ Gov grants space launch permission to Rocketlabs
Replies: 4
Views: 885

NZ Gov grants space launch permission to Rocketlabs

From AIAA Daily : New Zealand Gives Go-Ahead For Commercial Space Launches. ONE News (NZL) (9/15) reports that the New Zealand government has given permission to Rocket Lab to operate space launches from the country’s Mahia Peninsula. Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce announced that a contr...
by strud
Tue Sep 20, 2016 7:33 am
Forum: Scratch Built
Topic: L1GHT Shadow
Replies: 30
Views: 5222

Re: L1GHT Shadow

Fantastic build George.

I especially like the fact that you both come up with many unique approaches (including your tooling and processes) and come up with a very nice vehicle as well.
by strud
Tue Sep 20, 2016 7:23 am
Forum: Western Australian Rocketry Society
Topic: Saturday 17th September Grass Valley Launch
Replies: 13
Views: 2405

Re: Saturday 17th September Grass Valley Launch

Misery...

You say case in two pieces, does that mean you had a burn thru the wall ?
by strud
Sun Sep 18, 2016 8:53 am
Forum: Western Australian Rocketry Society
Topic: Saturday 17th September Grass Valley Launch
Replies: 13
Views: 2405

Re: Saturday 17th September Grass Valley Launch

Hi all

How did your launch go ?
by strud
Wed Aug 31, 2016 10:10 pm
Forum: How's the Weather..?
Topic: Spotted..
Replies: 3
Views: 1326

Re: Spotted..

Ha !

Here's my equivalent for someone quite a few of us will know well :-)

by strud
Tue Aug 23, 2016 6:44 am
Forum: Propulsion
Topic: Liquid Propulsion questions
Replies: 14
Views: 2535

Re: Liquid Propulsion questions

Hi Nick I don't believe the main issues for your project will be legal ones. My understanding of the legal issues surrounding devices such and pyro and rocket motors are the manufacture of a mixture containing both oxidiser and fuel. Both hybrid and liquid motors do not mix these until the time of c...
by strud
Tue Aug 16, 2016 6:44 pm
Forum: Australian Model Rocket Society
Topic: New AMRS J Impulse Single Motor Altitude Record
Replies: 14
Views: 3986

Re: New AMRS J Impulse Single Motor Altitude Record

Well done Drew !

I remember coming out with you and Julian to find that little one in the sorghum field.

GPS tracking was the only way you found that one !

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