[Balloons] Other needs for launch - things I don't have

Dave Larsen kv0s.dave at gmail.com
Sat Sep 15 17:59:20 CDT 2012


Jim--

 We are looking at the first weekend in October date depending weather
both wind and overcast. Launch site will also depend on the wind a
flight predictions.
In general we want to stay in the middle of North Missouri.  It has
fewer trees and more open ground.


Dave, KV0S

On Sat, Sep 15, 2012 at 11:39 AM, the_Biggerstaffs
<the_biggerstaffs at embarqmail.com> wrote:
> Don,  What is the proposed date of launch?
>
> 73,  Jim
>
>
>
> From: balloons-bounces at mail.k0si.net [mailto:balloons-bounces at mail.k0si.net]
> On Behalf Of Don Moore
> Sent: Saturday, September 15, 2012 10:32 AM
> To: 'BCARES Balloon List'
> Subject: [Balloons] Other needs for launch - things I don't have
>
>
>
> We will need the following items for filling and launch prep.  Can anyone
> think of anything else?  If you can provide any of these items, please let
> us know.
>
>
>
> “fish” scale – to measure nozzle lift as we fill and payload weight  capable
> of reading up to 20 lbs should be sufficient
>
> Fill nozzle – probably made from PVC ?
>
> Fill hose – goes from regulator to nozzle
>
>
>
> Did we find a suitable high flow regulator?  How long will it take to empty
> a full tank through a regulator?  Remember someone must hold the balloon the
> entire time while it fills…
>
>
>
> Someone needs to find appropriate FAA contacts for our potential launch
> sites and have that data ready.
>
>
>
> Don
>
>
> _______________________________________________
> Balloons mailing list
> Balloons at mail.k0si.net
> http://mail.k0si.net/mailman/listinfo/balloons
>



-- 
KV0S - Dave Larsen
Columbia, MO, USA



More information about the Balloons mailing list