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== Meeting Notes for 2011.02.06 ==
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Payload Bus: on hold tell equipment list is finalized
 
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== Meeting Notes for 2011.02.06 ==
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- Brian
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- Onno
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- Matt
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- Christopher
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Short meeting today
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Onno had the new video equipment delivered. Mirco analog camera with transmitter.  We set up the camera and testing the image quality, if I may say so, this is going to be awesome!  We are missing a power source for the transmitter, we will have to get a y cable to get power from the camera battery later. 
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Talked a little bit about hydrogen generation, but shelved the discussion for after our next launch.  Not enough time to get anything worked on before then.

Revision as of 23:30, 13 February 2011

Meeting Notes for 2011.02.06

Participants

- Onno
- Brian
- Christopher


Started the meeting with giving Onno a walk though of the current state of the project. Outlined what equipment we are using, and what equipment we are planning on replacing. Equipment being replaced

- Camera
- Radio transmitter
- open tracker
- GPS puck
- antena
- Payload bus

Brian gave an update of the new APRS equipment

Onno is interested in adding a live video feed to our payload. Looked at the Adeptco.com transmitters. It draws alot of power, so batteries for it will add alot of weight. Possible solutions would be to add a pressure sencor to turn it off at a certin altitud and then back on at a certine altitude for live launch and decent vedio.

- the module is 50 grams, the lithium battery should be about 90 grams.
- Use the android phone to loop the radio call sign as an audio output, route this to the video transmitter to keep call sign broadcasted. 


Project status Camera: Blake has purchsed one new camera for the project, and has started to port the CHDK.

APRS System: Brain has purchased the nessicary parts, but has not started the build process

Video Feed: Still in planning stage

Payload Bus: on hold tell equipment list is finalized


Meeting Notes for 2011.02.06

Participants

- Brian
- Onno
- Matt
- Christopher

Short meeting today Onno had the new video equipment delivered. Mirco analog camera with transmitter. We set up the camera and testing the image quality, if I may say so, this is going to be awesome! We are missing a power source for the transmitter, we will have to get a y cable to get power from the camera battery later.

Talked a little bit about hydrogen generation, but shelved the discussion for after our next launch. Not enough time to get anything worked on before then.

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