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Re: Re: Now: Mnemonic and icon wanted - Was Re: Doppler's First name?



On Sunday 11 August 2002 05:05 pm, Dan Schultz wrote:
> Those of you who flew Estes model rockets as kids will no doubt remember
> the "Apogee" model from the old Estes catalog. They would presumably not
> be selling a "Perigee" rocket (guaranteed to reach MINIMUM altitude or
> your money back). My only trouble is remembering how many p's and e's to
> use (Appogee? Appoge?).   And old 1960's Estes catalogs can go for a
> small fortune on ebay.

I think that I still have one of their rocket telemetry transmitters 
somewhere.  As I recall, it would send a beacon, telemetry, or
microphone audio.  Kit quality was pretty good, comparable to
a Heathkit...

73
Mike W4LNA
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