[Space] actions and tasks and all
albert.alexander at gmail.com
Mon Mar 22 20:38:51 PDT 2010
By the way, I grabbed some solder-cup db9's instead of those annoying
pin-crimp ones. I am optimistic about redoing all audio on Tuesday. Would be
good to have a soft guy (Mikolaj/Nils) to test/advise.
Christie I'll check for your part tomorrow.
On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 3:35 AM, Mikolaj Habryn <dichro at rcpt.to> wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 21, 2010 at 11:53 PM, Christie Dudley <longobord at gmail.com>wrote:
>> We also got the antenna balun put together today, and it's connected up to
>> the cable to run it down to the payload. We need a connector to hook it up
>> to the radio that Albert will be seeing if he can pick up at HSC tomorrow.
>> If they don't have it, we can order it from Jameco and I can pick it up on
>> Since we need to break into the audio cable, we'll be remaking the major
>> jank of a connector we made for it to connect up to the RS232. We need male
>> pins for that, which are on our shopping list. I've got the pinout from the
>> GPS identified and everything ready to go to connect up with that to the
>> sparkfun board then feed into the OpenTracker. I have not done these
>> connections yet, since I just realized I need a connector for my board.
>> We still need to figure out if the PTT needs to be asserted for the VOX to
>> work. We were going to try an experiment where we set it up and clip the
>> PTT lead to see if that's the reason Mikolaj's experiment with Nils'
>> application didn't work. Albert was planning on tying that to +5V, so it's
>> continuously asserted. I wanted to have this verified to make sure it needs
>> to remain asserted and won't cause us to blast stuff out continuously.
> I think the answer is no - Nils had this working with his existing cable,
> which doesn't connect the PTT pins. But I'll defer to him to explain
> details, since I failed to get it to work :(
>> I expect to be working on this Tuesday. One disadvantage of launching on
>> Saturday is we don't have that extra day to pull everything together like we
>> did last launch, so I'll be by Friday night to help pick up pieces. Fridays
>> don't seem to be for sleeping for me anyway.
>> "We also briefly discussed having officers replaced by very small shell
>> scripts." -- Noisebridge meeting notes 2008-06-17
>> The outer bounds is only the beginning.
>> On Sun, Mar 21, 2010 at 10:43 PM, Christie Dudley <longobord at gmail.com>wrote:
>>> You have me down for contacting reporters... plural? I am not sure who
>>> else you'd like to get an email, but I contacted the Danish guy. Who else
>>> needs a bulletin? Would you like a press release or something? I'm
>>> thinking that's something we might want to recruit Ariel or Sam to do.
>>> Ariel? Sam? How are you with this idea?
>>> "We also briefly discussed having officers replaced by very small shell
>>> scripts." -- Noisebridge meeting notes 2008-06-17
>>> The outer bounds is only the beginning.
>>> On Sun, Mar 21, 2010 at 7:37 PM, Mikolaj Habryn <dichro at rcpt.to> wrote:
>>>> The todo list for this week:
>>>> 1. audio mixing - Albert
>>>> 2. APRS softmodem - Nils
>>>> 3. CHDK on SD1100 - Blake
>>>> 4. A700 IR setup - Blake
>>>> 5. Antenna balun & connection - Albert & Christie
>>>> 6. Foam carving - Christopher
>>>> 7. Parachute/rigging - we'll wing it
>>>> 8. Lens heating - Albert & Christopher
>>>> 9. Active heating - Albert & Christopher
>>>> 10. Mylar bagging - Albert & Christopher
>>>> 11. Topcap - Christopher
>>>> 12. Package tracker - Christie
>>>> 13. More balloons - Mikolaj
>>>> 14. Payload+baseplate setup/attachment - Christopher
>>>> 15. Luggage scale - Mikolaj
>>>> 16. Graph page picture for A700 fisheye - Blake
>>>> 17. Contact reporters - Christie
>>>> 18. Filming contacts - Christopher
>>>> 19. Stickers! - ??
>>>> I'm politely concerned about just how many items have Albert and
>>>> Christopher's names against them - whilst I have all faith in you, this
>>>> isn't worth work or domestic stresses :) Looking at the list above, it seems
>>>> that if we run out of time for something, the active heating is perhaps the
>>>> least critical to not have working in time?
>>>> At any rate, please call out if there's something with your name on it
>>>> that you may have trouble finishing, and hopefully someone else can step up
>>>> to help. We don't have a lot of evenings left :)
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