[amsat-bb] Re: Amateur Rockets?

Martyn Kinder martyn at czd.org.uk
Fri Apr 13 06:57:39 PDT 2007


see http://www.lokiresearch.com/arts.asp

It looks like they used 900MHz for the downlink




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Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2007 10:36:55 -0400
From: "Robert Bruninga" <bruninga at usna.edu>
Subject: [amsat-bb]  Amateur Rockets?
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Did the telemetry system on this student build rocket include
ham radio?  Anyone know details?  On the web page I can't find
anything about the electronics.   Bob

Late last month students at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
(ERAU) sent a two-stage rocket into the upper atmosphere. With
3,500 pounds of thrust in the first stage and 900 pounds in the
second, school officials said it set a student-built vehicle
of 37.8 miles (space normally begins at 62 miles). It was
launched from the NASA Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia and
reached a top speed of Mach 4.04. The 16-foot-long rocket
weighed 268 pounds gross and carried a 15-pound payload,
including a telemetry system. 

For more information and a video of the launch, see the Web


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