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

Dave Larsen kv0s.dave at gmail.com
Sat Sep 15 18:03:10 CDT 2012


Don

Are we using, WX0BC  on the trackers?  Also what ssid should I use on
beeline tracker?

Dave, KV0S

On Sat, Sep 15, 2012 at 5:59 PM, Dave Larsen <kv0s.dave at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
>>
>>
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> KV0S - Dave Larsen
> Columbia, MO, USA



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