Call December 13, 2010

  1. Software Progress
  2. If we miss tuesday
    1. Weekend after New Years
      1. Saturday Jan 8 0600
  3. SpeedBall-2 Planning
    1. Use this thurs meeting for SB2 planning if SB-1 pushed to Jan 8
  4. Balloon
    1. Envelope
      1. Envelopes will all be delivered to Dan's address
    2. Empirical Measurement
      1. Need sufficiently reliable, very, very accurate method for measuring
        1. within a few liters of volume
      2. Danger is that he may not be consistent enough
      3. Dan will post proposed method to wiki
    3. No modification of balloons
  5. Payload Box
    1. 1 to 3 days of assembly
    2. Load transfer unknown at this point
    3. Rigging needs to be designed
  6. Ballast Bottle
    1. 1 day remaining to build ballast bottle hardware
    2. Patching existing one - less than one day
    3. Need to reinforce through eyebolts with polyethylene
    4. Some parts to buy
  7. Ballast controller
    1. Complete
    2. Simple bench test - All software performs as expected for short tests
    3. Need to verify electronics trigger properly for solenoid
  8. Wiring
    1. Need to wait to have the PCBs mounted to minimize wire lengths
  9. Cutdown
    1. Needs tested
    2. Needs new programming
  10. Inversion rope
    1. Need to re-spec and order
  11. Orbcomm
    1. Not yet responded
  12. Shopping list
    1. Batts
    2. Inversion Rope

To do Tonight:

  • Lay out PCBs for cardboard
agendas/20101213.txt · Last modified: 2010/12/14 03:09 by steamfire
 
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