highaltitude.log.20060602

[00:03] <macfreak4> yay
[00:03] <macfreak4> it has been christened
[00:03] <macfreak4> :D
[00:04] <Tiger^> what?
[00:08] <macfreak4> you know, christened
[00:08] <macfreak4> named
[00:08] <Tiger^> yeah i know
[00:08] <macfreak4> (spray painted the name on it)
[00:08] <Tiger^> oooh
[00:08] <Tiger^> on the payload?
[00:08] <macfreak4> ya
[00:08] <macfreak4> stencil
[00:08] <macfreak4> haha
[00:08] <Tiger^> ;)
[00:09] <macfreak4> it looks like some kind of military equipment
[00:09] <macfreak4> except that it's orange
[00:09] <Tiger^> hehe
[00:09] <Tiger^> should have painted it olive drab
[00:09] <Tiger^> ;)
[00:09] <macfreak4> haha
[00:10] <Tiger^> finding it in the grass would be a real challenge ;>
[00:10] <macfreak4> ya no kidding
[00:11] <macfreak4> http://macfreak4.homeunix.com/photos/IMG_1096.jpg
[00:12] <macfreak4> that's the payload with the name stenciled on the side
[00:16] Action: macfreak4 has to go
[00:16] Action: macfreak4 says no, not like that
[00:16] <macfreak4> that came out wrong...
[00:16] <macfreak4> well cya
[00:16] <macfreak4> ;)
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[02:49] <icez> its so pretty
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[13:17] <mark_fiirestone> anyone hiring? I'm out of a job...
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[14:16] <Tiger^> hehe, me too.
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[17:05] <phatmonkey> http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=524828
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[18:18] <phatmonkey> zomg, Tiger^, how did the launch go?
[18:24] <Tiger^> phatmonkey, i didn't launch
[18:24] <phatmonkey> aww
[18:24] <Tiger^> the car broke down
[18:24] <Tiger^> :/
[18:24] <phatmonkey> oh goodness
[18:24] <Tiger^> yeah
[18:24] <Tiger^> everything was ready
[18:24] <Tiger^> and what's really funny
[18:24] <phatmonkey> the chances of that... sheesh
[18:25] <Tiger^> yeah
[18:25] <Tiger^> next to zip
[18:25] <Tiger^> and you know what? i could have been there 30 minutes later
[18:26] <Tiger^> but the air traffic agency didn't let me launch a minute after the time in the permit
[18:26] <phatmonkey> aw
[18:26] <phatmonkey> (maybe it's a sign :P)
[18:26] <Tiger^> yeah, fxxing bureaucrats
[18:26] <Tiger^> hmm
[18:26] <Tiger^> maybe
[18:26] <phatmonkey> that is quite a pain in the arse
[18:27] <Tiger^> i've filed for a next permit
[18:27] <Tiger^> june 20th
[18:27] <Tiger^> i'll do more testing :)
[18:27] <phatmonkey> yay
[18:27] <phatmonkey> the more testing the better
[18:27] <Tiger^> right
[18:27] <Tiger^> brb
[18:28] <phatmonkey> i won't submit for a launch permit until it's all working nicely
[18:28] <phatmonkey> well, in fact, I needn't bother
[18:28] <phatmonkey> i'm just tagging onto james' launches
[18:28] <phatmonkey> hee hee
[19:03] <Tiger^> heh
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[19:28] <icez> howdy malgar
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[20:58] <icez> howdy malgar2 :/
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[21:25] <jcoxon> hey all
[21:31] <Tiger^> hey
[21:31] <jcoxon> hey Tiger^
[21:31] Action: jcoxon does a little dance, 2 exams left
[21:36] <Tiger^> great! :)
[21:37] <jcoxon> though they won't be over till tuesday
[21:38] <jcoxon> then i can start to properly work on peg III
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[21:44] <Tiger^> jcoxon: so it's just four days and you can focus on what's really important :P
[21:44] <Tiger^> hehe
[21:48] <jcoxon> oh yeah
[21:48] <jcoxon> medicine is just a hobby
[21:48] <jcoxon> need to intergrate and test my radio modems
[21:49] <Tiger^> yeah, and i'm trying not to redesign everything ;)
[21:51] <jcoxon> hehe if you want to launch earlier just pop over to the UK
[21:51] <jcoxon> heh
[21:51] <jcoxon> e
[21:51] <jcoxon> though the radio wouldn't be allowed :-(
[21:52] <Tiger^> hehe
[21:53] <Tiger^> i'm getting a strange feeling about airborne radio here
[21:53] <Tiger^> let's just say that for the record, i'm using ISM band radio modem modules *evil grin*
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[21:57] <jcoxon> of course
[21:57] <jcoxon> doen't we all use them :-p
[21:58] <Tiger^> ;P
[22:01] <jcoxon> 868mhz
[22:03] <Tiger^> hmm
[22:03] <Tiger^> strange band ;)
[22:04] <Tiger^> ok
[22:04] <Tiger^> i see
[22:04] <Tiger^> it's a UK variant of 915MHz
[22:05] <Tiger^> what's the power rating?
[22:19] <jcoxon> brb
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