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3rd Annual Delaware Rockets For School Program




The 3 rd Annual Delaware Rockets For Schools program will be launching a
suborbital rocket this coming Saturday at Cape Henlopen State Park in
southern Delaware. See the web page below for some info (the page is not
complete)

Three payloads designed and constructed by Computer/Electronics Technology
students at Delaware Tech-Terry Campus will be flown on Saturday.

The Super Loki payload consists of a GPS / MIM sending GGA sentence to 0.5
watt transmitter. The frequency will be 145.79 MHz +/- 5 KHz. Telemetry
data will be sent as well. The Loki is expected to reach at least 50 Km.
Launch time is 3:00 pm in an easterly direction over the Delaware Bay.
Descent time is 30-50 minutes.

A Helium Balloon will be launched at 10:00 am from near Denton, Maryland
and will have a generally easterly track. The balloon will be in the air
for about 2 hours and an altitude of 40,000 ft is expected. A 2 watt TV
transmitter will send color pictures on 426.25 or 434 MHz. A GPS/MIM will
send GGA data and telemetry will also be sent on 144.39 MHz with a 0.5
watt transmitter.

A 6ft rocket carrying a 0.5 watt TV transmitter will send B&W pictures on
439.25 MHz. This rocket is only expected to reach 3000 ft and will be in
the air for only 10 to 20 minutes max.

A 3 ft rocket will carry a student designed altimeter that may be sending
data to the ground.

This is an exciting day of aerospace activities. Hope you can attend.

73 de Sam

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Dr. Sam Guccione	Delaware Technical & Community College
Chair Engineering	Terry Campus
Technologies/Physics	1832 North duPont Highway
302-741-2802		Dover, DE  19901
ARS K3BY		302-741-2837 Fax
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        Delaware Rockets For Schools Payload Home Page
           http://www.dtel.terry.dtcc.edu/~rocket
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