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

Dave Larsen kv0s.dave at gmail.com
Tue Sep 25 21:07:53 CDT 2012


Don & Corey

This sounds good.  I am around this weekend. But I have two out of town
trips next week.

Dave
On Sep 25, 2012 3:27 PM, "Corey Mesenbrink" <kc0yns at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Dave, Don,  The Parachute came in today. We can carry 10-12lbs total , I'm
> still waiting on the sounder, should be here tomorrow or Thursday, I'll get
> that mounted on the box, Also purchased a Red Remove before flight tag to
> use with the sounder from another company.  Also have the 14" round
> embroiders ring to attached to the chute, need to see how far from the
> chute to tie that off..
>
> Are we going to have a Dry Run (Practice) sometime before the
> Launch just to be sure were covered?
>
> 73  Corey / KC0YNS
>
> Sent from my iPhone 4
>
> On Sep 16, 2012, at 2:40 PM, Corey Mesenbrink <kc0yns at yahoo.com> wrote:
>
> > I'll look at either building or buying a sounder if no one has done
> anything with that... I'll repost when I find out for sure.   The one I saw
> to build used a nine volt battery.  I'm waiting till tomorrow or Tuesday to
> order the parachute because I had a question to ask the supplier before I
> ordered it.
> >
> > My other question is what is being planned to go into the box I have? Do
> I need a cut out in the side or bottom for antennas?   The only thing I've
> heard of going in this box is the camera. It's an awful big box for just
> that.    Thanks
> >
> > 73  Corey / KC0YNS
> >
> > Sent from my iPhone 4
> >
> > On Sep 16, 2012, at 11:39 AM, Dave Larsen <kv0s.dave at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Don and Corey --
> >>
> >> test packets and test website
> >>
> >> http://oak.snr.missouri.edu/bcares/balloon/BCARES-balloon.html
> >>
> >> I have not linked this page to the BCARES website yet.
> >>
> >> Dave, KV0S
> >>
> >>
> >> On Sat, Sep 15, 2012 at 9:24 PM, Dave Larsen <kv0s.dave at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>> Don and Cory
> >>>
> >>> I will use WX0BC-11 on the tracker I have.
> >>>
> >>> Dave, KV0S
> >>>
> >>> On Sat, Sep 15, 2012 at 6:28 PM, Corey Mesenbrink <kc0yns at yahoo.com>
> wrote:
> >>>> Dave, what about using -11 for the SSID.
> >>>>
> >>>> 73  Corey / KC0YNS
> >>>>
> >>>> Sent from my iPhone 4
> >>>>
> >>>> On Sep 15, 2012, at 6:03 PM, Dave Larsen <kv0s.dave at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>> 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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> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> --
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> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
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