wiki/ news/ 1999-03-16 - General Meeting in PCAT 103

Launch logistics for April 11th launch were discussed. The following lists outline member responsibilities.

LV1 Task List v4.0

Please print this list out and highlight what your responsibilities.
Email drew@uad.com to add more things to the list!

Key:
AG
BO
GL
JW
KK
MA
MK
MM
MO
MR
RS
SD
RJ
Andrew Greenberg
Brian O'Neel
Glen LeBrasseur
James Ward
Ken Kveton
Mateo Aboy
Michael Kinnan
Matthew McFadden
Matt O'Neil
Matt Rupert
Ron Simonson
Steven Davis
Roger Johnson
Who Task
AG Rent table and chairs
Get removable sides for tent
Calculate size and purchase launch box cable
Revert to old flight ready FC to satisfy grumpy compatriots
Prep solar array for travel
Clips for car emergency power
Pick up 6V lithium batteries
Ask Ken for generator (is he coming?)
Rework FC frame, correct coordinates
BO Re-simulate new time to apogee and time to main chute deploy
Get Motor case
Prep LCM
Update Web page with this stuff and launch updates
GL Get stuff from SD before he leaves
Patch up and test payload this Sunday
Rework 9V battery mountings on Payload?
JW Fill up air bottle for 4/11 launch
Bring Laptop
MA Get Linux program ready for use; LabVIEW?
MK Get igniters to MO asap
MO Build 3 1.5g igniters
MR Attach IPRS board
Make sure installation hook still works with new top plate
Buy brick of 9V batteries
RS HPVEE program? LabVIEW?

3/25 LV1 Dry Run Deliverables

People who are currently slated for the dreaded day:

Andrew Greenberg
Brian O'Neel
Glenn LeBrasseur
James Ward
Matt Rupert

System Objective
LAUNCH TOWER: 1. Rocket runs on rail smoothly
2. Launch tower still extends correctly
3. Rails still attach.
IPRS: 1. Make sure payload ejection doesn't pop IPRS
2. Retest drogue and main chute separation via blowing the IPRS
3. Program, insert and test OTP IPRS microcontroller w/ current simulation values
PAYLOAD: 1. Data communications: FC-video-DC-demod-computer
2. Video- Mount shroud and prism
3. FC sensor + state - test?
4. Uplink test
5. Igniter test
GROUND SUPPORT: 1. Test launch box
ROCKET: 1. Fit motor
2. Make sure all mounting points are in good condition

LV1 Equipment and Supplies List v1.0
Heading Items Responsible parties
Logistics : Propane Heater
Tent w/ sides
LCM
Tables and chairs
Munchies + drinkables
MR
AG
BO
AG
Everyone
Ground Power : Exceltech inverter
Inverter
Solar array
Battery packs
Powercords, powerstrips
Generator
Car extension for Emergency Power
AG
MR & BO
AG
AG & GL
AG
AG (via KK)
AG
Comm : 3+ Hand Held radios
2 Ground Station main radios
Analog Cell Phones
GL & MM & RS (anyone else?)
GL
Everyone who has one.
Ground Station : Bird Feeder Antenna
Down converter, demod & hookups
2 VCRs and good quality videotapes
2 TVs
3 Theodelites
Binoculars
GL
GL
BO & MR
AG & MR
GL
BO & RJ & anyone else who has them
Rocket : Repair supplies (epoxy, glass, paint, etc)
The rocket itself
BO
Everyone
Payload : Misc. Fastener & Hardware kit
uChip Programmer, eraser and chips
Windows Laptops
Linux Laptop
Electronic test equipment
Supply of 6V Lithium batteries
AG
AG
AG & JW
MA
AG & GL
AG
Recovery : String for camera shroud
Pyros for camera shroud
Pyros for Separation
Pyros for IPRS
billions of Borgified Estes igniters
Brick of 9V batteries
SD
SD
MO
MR
MK
MR
Launch Control : Launch box and cable
Motor igniters
BO
BO
Launch Tower : Filled Air bottle
Regulator and hoses for air bottle
Rails and fasteners
JW
JW
JW