[Space] actions and tasks and all

Christie Dudley longobord at gmail.com
Mon Mar 22 23:50:55 PDT 2010


Oh...  well, I'm a fan of the pin-crimp ones for a list of reasons.  At
least you got something that'll work without the mess that we had last time.

Christie
_______
"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.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/genriel/sets/72157623376093724/


On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 8:38 PM, Albert Alexander <
albert.alexander at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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 Tuesday.
>>>
>>> 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 :(
>>
>> m.
>>
>>
>>>
>>> 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.
>>>
>>> Christie
>>> _______
>>> "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.
>>> http://www.flickr.com/photos/genriel/sets/72157623376093724/
>>>
>>>
>>> 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?
>>>>
>>>> Christie
>>>> _______
>>>> "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.
>>>> http://www.flickr.com/photos/genriel/sets/72157623376093724/
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> 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 :)
>>>>>
>>>>> m.
>>>>>
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