highaltitude.log.20081101

[00:18] <natrium42> Laurenceb, you mean rx and tx?
[00:18] <Laurenceb> yeah
[00:19] <natrium42> dunno in UK, sorry
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[01:34] <Laurenceb> hi fnoble
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[08:09] <jcoxon> morning
[08:20] <edmoore> yo
[08:23] <jcoxon> hey edmoore
[08:23] <jcoxon> just about to email round the group
[08:23] <edmoore> cool
[08:24] <edmoore> all set?
[08:24] <jcoxon> yup
[08:24] <jcoxon> batteries are loaded
[08:24] <jcoxon> just need to login and clear the old gps logs
[08:25] <jcoxon> am going to go home after lunch (suffolk) and will do a quick test, turn on, get a lock, decode data + image and then i'm ready
[08:28] <edmoore> cool
[08:28] <edmoore> my drive yesterday was 2.20 - 4.20am
[08:28] <jcoxon> wow
[08:28] <edmoore> saw about 3 other cars in total
[08:28] <jcoxon> so where are you now?
[08:28] <edmoore> w. susse
[08:28] <edmoore> sussex*
[08:29] <jcoxon> oh okay cool
[08:29] <jcoxon> the forecasts for tomorrow aren't great
[08:29] <jcoxon> 6am good, 12 - not good 18 good
[08:30] <jcoxon> low northerly ground winds though so should be easy to set up and bbc don't think rain
[08:31] <jcoxon> but they are all landing on 'land'
[08:34] <jcoxon> you coming to ears tomorrow?
[08:36] <edmoore> not sure
[08:37] <edmoore> i will probably head up sunday morning
[08:37] <edmoore> but i don't know when
[08:37] <jcoxon> okay, well give me a call if you are around
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[08:52] <jcoxon> morning Xenion
[08:57] <Xenion> good morning guys :-)
[08:57] <Xenion> hello jcoxon
[08:58] <edmoore> final email
[08:58] <edmoore> hardy har
[09:01] <jcoxon> :-)
[09:04] <edmoore> wierd js tuesday
[09:04] <edmoore> we'd land in oxford
[09:07] <jcoxon> the js is pretty weird right now
[09:10] <jcoxon> you looking at wunderground?
[09:16] <rjharrison> Moring all
[09:17] <rjharrison> jcoxon: Let me know if you fancy an earlier launch
[09:18] <rjharrison> Just read your email :)
[09:18] <rjharrison> 10:30 fine
[09:18] <rjharrison> Can do earlier if necessary
[09:21] <jcoxon> hehe, i'll keep an eye on the weather
[09:21] <jcoxon> right i better be off
[09:21] <jcoxon> rjharrison, good luck in your exam
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[09:37] <edmoore> rjharrison: may try and make it back up early tomorrow
[09:37] <edmoore> this sounds like it could be a laugh
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[12:22] <rjharrison> fnoble ping
[12:40] <fnoble> rjharrison, hello
[12:40] <fnoble> hows it going?
[12:48] <rjharrison> fnoble you there
[12:48] <fnoble> yup
[12:48] <rjharrison> I'm off to do my foundation exam, HC said you might be interested in chasing tomorrow
[12:48] <rjharrison> JC
[12:48] <fnoble> yeah, i will be coming to ears with my tracking rig
[12:49] <fnoble> don't know who james wants me to ride with though
[12:49] <rjharrison> Coll
[12:49] <rjharrison> Cool
[12:49] <rjharrison> Well sort it out at EARS tomoprrow
[12:49] <rjharrison> we'll
[12:49] <fnoble> yeah, cool
[12:49] <rjharrison> Got to dash exam in 30 mins
[12:49] <fnoble> ok, good luck
[12:49] <fnoble> bye
[12:50] <rjharrison> It's quite easy! Should be ok
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[13:02] <SpeedEvil> http://www.bunny-comic.com/?id=1132
[13:02] <SpeedEvil> (not on-topic)
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[16:32] <rjharrison> Still all for sunday as far as everyone knows?
[16:32] <rjharrison> all = on
[16:33] <rjharrison> Passed foundation licence 100% :D. Not really a great academic achivement.
[16:33] <rjharrison> If I can do the same with intermediate licence I'll be happy
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[17:02] <rjharrison> Master Coxen, you'll be please to know that I achive the same result in the foundation paper
[17:02] <rjharrison> Are we still looking good I'm prepareing the chase vehicle as I type. Well almost as I type
[17:03] <jcoxon> congratulations
[17:03] <jcoxon> excellent
[17:03] <jcoxon> did my final tests - all seems to be well
[17:04] <jcoxon> forecasts wise there is a band of relatively fast wind but i plan to punch through it
[17:04] <rjharrison> I'm planning to leave here at 6:00 am should be at EARS for 9:00 I have a good book to read
[17:04] <jcoxon> and the 24hr forecast off the 12Z for today is landing near a good 30km from the wash
[17:05] <rjharrison> Better than 500m
[17:05] <rjharrison> Do you have payload cutdown
[17:05] <jcoxon> no
[17:06] <jcoxon> tis a risk but it makes launching easier and also makes the parachute system simpler
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[17:40] <SpeedEvil> makes launching easier?
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[17:42] <rjharrison> jcoxon I'll be bringing my camera and video may be able to uload a pew initial pics to the tracker before we head off. I'll do this if you like as I guess you'll be a little preoccupied :)
[17:43] <jcoxon> rjharrison, sounds good - hopefully i won't be preoccupied but i probably will be
[17:47] <jcoxon> should be just 2 switches and a push button
[17:47] <jcoxon> :-D
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[17:50] <rjharrison> Cool, that was my launch. Inflate balloon, insert new batteries in cam and beacon. Test all functining tie on and go. 10 mins max.
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[17:51] <jcoxon> hopefully we'll do stuff simultanously
[17:51] <rjharrison> Perhaps a bit longer if you get the balloon lift measured rather than guessing
[17:52] <jcoxon> but yeah, as soon as i arrive i'll power the payload up, then once i get some valid strings
[17:52] <jcoxon> we'll be ready to start inflating
[17:53] <rjharrison> I'v packed a spare 1500 just in case
[17:53] <jcoxon> excellent
[17:54] <rjharrison> Just going to play DS for a bit
[17:54] <rjharrison> Kids
[17:55] <jcoxon> haha
[17:55] <jcoxon> cya
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[17:59] <rjharrison> Back saved by batman and robin
[18:00] <rjharrison> Is there an inventory for chasing. I have the obv. but have added handheld gps, compass, binoculars
[18:00] <jcoxon> http://wiki.ukhas.org.uk/guides:pre_launch_checklist
[18:00] <rjharrison> + Phone charger
[18:00] <jcoxon> maps are good
[18:01] <rjharrison> aa or OS
[18:01] <jcoxon> aa is fine
[18:01] <jcoxon> as online stuff runs out of batteries
[18:02] <rjharrison> I have the inverter for you to have as backup. I needed it the other day
[18:02] <jcoxon> yeah, sadly our landy doesn't have a cigarette lighter socket
[18:03] <jcoxon> but as long as i can get access at some point
[18:03] <rjharrison> OK well we can always converge
[18:03] <rjharrison> I may have a solution leave it with me
[18:03] <jcoxon> payload is 700g
[18:05] <rjharrison> Woof. You got a good size chute I have a 48" spherachute if you want to borrow
[18:05] <jcoxon> its the powershot that adds the weight
[18:05] <rjharrison> Though you probably want to come down swift ish
[18:06] <jcoxon> yeah
[18:06] <jcoxon> i've got a parachute, will check its size
[18:06] <rjharrison> I'll pack a 48" and a 36" just in case
[18:06] <jcoxon> okay,
[18:06] <jcoxon> we are going to have 3 of everything! :-D
[18:07] <jcoxon> lots of reserve
[18:07] <rjharrison> I like reserve. I bought a back up of most things and a bit of variance just in case
[18:07] <jcoxon> oh definitely
[18:08] <jcoxon> as long as the weather holds i'll be happy
[18:08] <rjharrison> Is it worth me phoning in with you for a check up on the weather on the way?
[18:09] <jcoxon> rjharrison, i'll send you a text if there is a problem
[18:09] <jcoxon> but i doubt there will be
[18:09] <rjharrison> great
[18:12] <jcoxon> bbiab, checking my mobile internet
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[18:35] <jcoxon> bbl
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[19:56] <natrium42> hi RocketBoy & jcoxon
[19:57] <jcoxon> hey na
[19:57] <jcoxon> damn
[19:57] <jcoxon> natrium42,
[19:57] <natrium42> na<tab>
[19:57] <natrium42> :)
[20:00] <jcoxon> natrium42, you around for a bit of online tracking tomorrow?
[20:00] <natrium42> yes. looking forward to it
[20:00] <natrium42> 10:30 am?
[20:00] <jcoxon> yeah, thats the plan at least
[20:01] <natrium42> hrm
[20:01] <jcoxon> i'll be online, just checked i had mobile broadband credit
[20:01] <jcoxon> all good
[20:01] <natrium42> then i need to go to bed early
[20:01] <jcoxon> GMT
[20:01] <natrium42> GMT-5 here
[20:01] <jcoxon> urgh
[20:01] <jcoxon> sorry!
[20:02] <natrium42> not your fault the earth is spherical :P
[20:02] <jcoxon> i take a lot of credit for the fact the earth is spherical :-p
[20:02] <natrium42> hehe
[20:03] <jcoxon> it took a lot of work but i'm pleased with the results
[20:03] <jcoxon> hehe
[20:03] <natrium42> it better not fail if i have to wake up so early!!
[20:03] <jcoxon> don't say that!
[20:03] <jcoxon> as google would say - its beta!
[20:04] <natrium42> are you using a cellular module too?
[20:05] <jcoxon> yup
[20:05] <jcoxon> radio, gsm(sms) and gsm(cell tracking)
[20:05] <natrium42> k, so more redundancy :)
[20:06] <jcoxon> indeed
[20:06] <jcoxon> and the gsm is on a seperate power supply
[20:06] <natrium42> are you using that ustream thingy?
[20:07] <natrium42> i can comment it out if you aren't
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[20:07] <jcoxon> i don't think we'll get enough of a bandwidth to do it
[20:07] <jcoxon> but i'll do the first few sstv pics of the set up
[20:07] <jcoxon> as i'll need to calibrate my reciever etc
[20:07] <natrium42> right, sounds good
[20:08] <fnoble> jcoxon, hello
[20:08] <jcoxon> natrium42, shall we make everyone go to 99 for the flight, as the mibbit goes there (also i may have mentioned it to a few people)
[20:08] <fnoble> how are the prepaations going?
[20:08] <jcoxon> fnoble, yeah
[20:08] <jcoxon> did a test, seem to be working fine
[20:09] <fnoble> awesome
[20:09] <jcoxon> shall i pick you and henry up tomorrow at 9.30?
[20:11] <fnoble> i think henry is now getting a lift with his parents
[20:11] <fnoble> but yes, it would be great if you could pick me up
[20:11] <natrium42> jcoxon, it's up to you, i can change it to this channel
[20:11] <natrium42> maybe more people would stick around if it went to this channel
[20:11] <jcoxon> yeah
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[20:12] <jcoxon> fnoble, okay, no problem, 9.30 on the other side of the barriers on silver street
[20:12] <fnoble> ok, cool beans
[20:12] <fnoble> youve got my number right?
[20:13] <fnoble> ps, i made a car rooftop box for my trcking rig today
[20:13] <jcoxon> yup
[20:13] <fnoble> with gps in it, should be fun
[20:14] <jcoxon> oooooo, that sounds good
[20:14] <fnoble> can see how efficient we are in finding the thing
[20:14] <jcoxon> for use tomorrow?
[20:14] <fnoble> yeah
[20:14] <jcoxon> hehe my landy has a canvas top :-p
[20:14] <jcoxon> could mount a whole yagi in there
[20:14] <fnoble> its ready, ive got it working with the mapping software im using now
[20:14] <fnoble> hehe
[20:15] <jcoxon> but rjharrison has his landcruiser
[20:15] <fnoble> well, its magnetic, so it can stick to anything really
[20:15] <jcoxon> fnoble, nice, set up for my strings?
[20:15] <fnoble> not yet :)
[20:15] <fnoble> was going to do that now
[20:15] <jcoxon> do you want a copy?
[20:15] <fnoble> of some sample data? yeah would be helpful
[20:16] <fnoble> thanks
[20:16] <jcoxon> APU16N PEGASUS ,10:05:08,51.498149,-0.052876,-3.2M,1.343,97.65,17
[20:16] <jcoxon> actually
[20:16] <jcoxon> thats old
[20:17] <rjharrison> jcoxon: If it's ok I'll track my progress down on the tracker. You'll know roughly where I am then
[20:17] <jcoxon> yup
[20:17] <jcoxon> which tracker?
[20:18] <rjharrison> spacenear.us
[20:19] <rjharrison> Thats what I'm set up against
[20:19] <jcoxon> as in your journey down?
[20:19] <rjharrison> Yep, can delete track before chase
[20:19] <jcoxon> yeah
[20:19] <rjharrison> Or it will look like I lost my way a bit
[20:20] <jcoxon> haha
[20:20] <rjharrison> I'll take responsibility for removing my track
[20:21] <jcoxon> right food, bbl
[20:21] <natrium42> i am ok with it, it's up to jcoxon
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[20:24] <Laurenceb> hello
[20:24] <Laurenceb> launch tomorrow?
[20:30] <rjharrison> natrium42, cheers
[20:30] <rjharrison> natrium42 you going to be arround for the launch and chase?
[20:31] <rjharrison> natrium42 BTW I passed my foundation course today
[20:31] <rjharrison> Will get a ham callsign in the next week
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[20:56] <natrium42> rjharrison, yep, i will wake up earlier
[20:56] <natrium42> congrats for getting the license!
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[21:01] <jcoxon> natrium42, would it be possible to take off the ustream and shut the mibbit to this channel :-D
[21:01] <natrium42> yep, i was just doing it :)
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[21:02] <jcoxon> oh okay, thanks!
[21:03] <natrium42> done
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[21:03] <natrium_mibbit> cool
[21:03] <Laurenceb> hehe mibbit
[21:03] <Laurenceb> I'm on that atm
[21:03] <natrium_mibbit> you're crazy, Laurenceb :P
[21:03] <Laurenceb> lol
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[21:04] <Laurenceb> its the only thing that gets past the firewall
[21:04] <natrium_mibbit> ah, i see
[21:04] <natrium_mibbit> university firewall?
[21:04] <jcoxon> Laurenceb, hehe when i'm on a college computer i ssh into my server and use irssi
[21:04] <Laurenceb> lol neat
[21:04] <Laurenceb> yeah uni firewall
[21:05] <The_Compiler> It's incredibely amazing what you guys do
[21:05] <jcoxon> hi The_Compiler
[21:05] <The_Compiler> Hi there
[21:05] Nick change: The_Compiler -> The-Compiler
[21:05] <The-Compiler> ;)
[21:05] Action: Laurenceb soaks up the glory
[21:06] <jcoxon> Laurenceb, you haven't launched for ages!
[21:06] <Laurenceb> i know
[21:06] <Laurenceb> hopefully soon
[21:06] <Laurenceb> probably the mini rogallo, but it needs more work
[21:06] <jcoxon> Laurenceb, low alt test?
[21:06] <Laurenceb> no
[21:06] <Laurenceb> 10Km :P
[21:06] <jcoxon> oooo
[21:08] <jcoxon> looking forward to that
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[21:09] <natrium42> ooh, jcoxon posted some pics of payload
[21:09] <natrium42> http://www.flickr.com/photos/jcoxon77/sets/72157608304723322/
[21:09] <natrium42> :)
[21:09] Topic changed on #highaltitude by jcoxon!n=jcoxon@85.210.110.231: Welcome to #highaltitude - discuss anything to do with high altitude projects (balloons, gliders, etc) www.ukhas.org.uk, wiki.ukhas.org.uk, logs: http://www.pegasushabproject.org.uk/zeusbot/, zeusbot commands: !help, Pegasus VI Launch 02/11/08 10.30am
[21:09] <natrium42> i didn't notice before todaqy
[21:09] <jcoxon> its changed a bit
[21:09] <jcoxon> i've insulated the radio
[21:10] <jcoxon> but apart from that
[21:10] <jcoxon> its those pics
[21:10] <jcoxon> will post some more tomorrow
[21:10] <natrium42> k, cool
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[21:12] <natrium42> they are going to switch the clock tonight
[21:12] <natrium42> makes calculating my wake up time harder :P
[21:12] <jcoxon> oh we had that last weekend
[21:12] <jcoxon> back to GMT, makes life a lot easier
[21:17] <natrium42> ok, so it's 21:17 for you now?
[21:17] <rjharrison> yep
[21:17] <jcoxon> yup
[21:17] <natrium42> k
[21:18] <rjharrison> That means you'll get an extra hour in bed :)
[21:18] <rjharrison> I think
[21:18] <natrium42> yep\
[21:18] <natrium42> sunday 2 am back to 1 am
[21:19] <natrium42> so the difference will be 5 hours between us
[21:20] <jcoxon> so 5.30 launch :-s
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[21:22] <rjharrison> Hell that's a lie-in... natrium42 I'll be getting up at that time GMT to drive down to the launch site
[21:22] <natrium42> oh, then i am not alone!
[21:22] <natrium42> :P
[21:23] <natrium42> just usually i go to bed at 3 am
[21:23] <jcoxon> yeah natrium42 i usually say hi to you when i get up :-p
[21:23] <rjharrison> Early to bed tonight. Will check my emails just before departure
[21:23] <rjharrison> Me too
[21:23] <natrium42> hehe
[21:23] <rjharrison> natrium42 You're like the rest of the uk team. 3hrs sleep a night
[21:23] <Laurenceb> hehe
[21:24] <rjharrison> Oh to be young again and burn the candle at both ends
[21:24] <rjharrison> I'm bringing big coffee tomorrow
[21:25] <jcoxon> luckly i'm a morning person
[21:25] <jcoxon> luckily*
[21:25] <natrium42> technically i could still make it to england
[21:25] <jcoxon> hehe, we could pick you up from stansted
[21:25] <natrium42> if i leave now and get ticket in the airport
[21:26] <natrium42> :P
[21:26] <jcoxon> oh i don't think it'll be that exciting
[21:26] <natrium42> but i haven't been to england for a while
[21:26] <rjharrison> You may be able to glimpse it out the window :)
[21:26] <jcoxon> rjharrison do you have a usb gps by any chance?
[21:26] <natrium42> maybe 10 years at this point
[21:26] <rjharrison> Not a spare one
[21:26] <jcoxon> natrium42, it doesn't change :-)
[21:27] <jcoxon> hmmmm
[21:27] <rjharrison> I have one in the laptop for the chase
[21:27] <jcoxon> my phone tracker goes to my pegasus website tracker
[21:27] <rjharrison> Ahh
[21:27] <jcoxon> not the spacenear.us
[21:27] <jcoxon> and also its not working great yet
[21:27] <jcoxon> perhaps i can do some bluetooth gps magic with my phone
[21:28] <natrium42> i had a script to parse location from iphone
[21:28] <rjharrison> Oh send it over. is it easy to install
[21:28] <natrium42> there are a few apps for iphone that send location to an email address at a touch of button
[21:28] <jcoxon> natrium42, i got it working but for a post version of hte tracker
[21:28] <jcoxon> on my s60 that is
[21:28] <natrium42> k
[21:29] <natrium42> rjharrison, you're using an iphone?
[21:29] <rjharrison> I have one here in front of me
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[21:31] <rjharrison> I have a garmin which has a usb conector on it. I'll pulg it in and see what comes out. Might be gps
[21:31] <natrium42> rjharrison, you can use that iphone thing or GET
[21:31] <natrium42> which one do you prefer?
[21:31] <natrium42> or email
[21:31] <rjharrison> Not fussed. What ever is easier to get working
[21:32] <natrium42> i will PM you the password
[21:32] <rjharrison> I tested curling your tracker two days ago using a laptop to track and my gpstrack script
[21:32] <natrium42> k, check pm
[21:32] <rjharrison> I have that
[21:32] <natrium42> oh, okay
[21:33] <natrium42> so it worked?
[21:33] <rjharrison> Oh the tracking worked fine from the laptop but is there an iphone script to use
[21:34] <rjharrison> Did i miss it
[21:34] <natrium42> it's actually an app from the appstore
[21:34] <natrium42> that has a button to email current location
[21:34] <natrium42> i made a small script on the server to parse this email
[21:34] <fnoble> is that the here i am thing that i used before?
[21:34] <natrium42> yeah
[21:34] <natrium42> fnoble used it
[21:35] <natrium42> i believe it's still set up, let me check
[21:36] <rjharrison> Humm I haven't set up email on my ipod
[21:36] <rjharrison> iphone even
[21:36] <rjharrison> :-D
[21:37] <natrium42> technically i could make an app, got official dev status a few weeks ago :)
[21:37] <rjharrison> Well you have 12hrs :-D
[21:37] <natrium42> :S :S :S
[21:37] <rjharrison> lol
[21:38] <natrium42> yep, the iphone script is set up
[21:38] Action: natrium42 's internet connection is slow for some reason
[21:38] <rjharrison> jcoxon What do you want the usb gps for to provide live tracking
[21:39] <natrium42> preg_match('/.*http:\/\/maps\.google\.com\/maps\?q=([^,]*),(.*)/', $buffer, $matches);
[21:39] <natrium42> $vehicle = 'ChaseCar';
[21:39] <natrium42> $gps_time = '000000';
[21:39] <natrium42> $gps_lat = $matches[1];
[21:39] <natrium42> $gps_lon = $matches[2];
[21:39] <rjharrison> Or so you know where you are
[21:39] <rjharrison> Opps
[21:39] <rjharrison> Was that a cut paste
[21:39] <natrium42> that's the regex
[21:40] <jcoxon> rjharrison to track my position
[21:41] <rjharrison> The garmain will cough out gps coords I think
[21:41] <rjharrison> Just wont post them automatically
[21:41] <fnoble> natrium42, so it will take any google maps url in an email?
[21:41] <jcoxon> rjharrison oh i can do that bit fine
[21:42] <fnoble> natrium42, neat
[21:42] <natrium42> fnoble, as long as it has that form
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[21:52] <fnoble> jcoxon, so in your string is there just a fixed "1" at the end?
[21:53] <fnoble> also, can you explain the altitude, is it just in meters? does it always end "M"?
[21:53] <jcoxon> no the final 2 sections are cycle and string in cycle
[21:53] <fnoble> jcoxon, and is the baring in degrees clockwise from north?
[21:54] <jcoxon> yeah its in metres and also has an M
[21:54] <jcoxon> and i assume the bearing is from North
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[21:55] <fnoble> so the string you gave me has 9 fields and you told me 8 fields in your list of what they all were
[21:55] <jcoxon> oh
[21:55] <jcoxon> oops
[21:56] <jcoxon> $rcallsign, $rtime, $rlat, $rlong, $ralt, $rspeed, $rbearing, $rcycle, $rcycle2
[21:57] <fnoble> APU16N PEGASUS ,10:05:08,51.498149,-0.052876,-3.2M,1.343,97.65,17,1,1 - thats 10 including the callsign
[21:57] <jcoxon> nah APU16N PEGASUS are the same
[21:57] <jcoxon> there ain't no comma
[21:58] <jcoxon> oooo
[21:58] <jcoxon> good point
[21:58] <rjharrison> jcoxon The garmain will only display current gps position on the screnn in dd.dddddd
[21:58] <rjharrison> Can you work with that
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[21:58] <jcoxon> fnoble, oooo remove the ,17,
[21:59] <jcoxon> that isn't there
[21:59] <fnoble> ok, cool
[21:59] <jcoxon> APU16N PEGASUS ,10:05:08,51.498149,-0.052876,-3.2M,1.343,97.65,1,1
[21:59] <jcoxon> there
[21:59] <jcoxon> rjharrison, does it act as a serial port?
[21:59] <fnoble> speed is in meters per second?
[21:59] <rjharrison> fnoble you have a magic box for the roof?
[22:00] <fnoble> rjharrison, yup :)
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[22:00] <rjharrison> Awsume were going to look cool tomorrow
[22:00] <rjharrison> or get pulled by the police :)
[22:00] <rjharrison> jcoxon. No :(
[22:01] <fnoble> its hardly ghostbusters unfortunately, but we will have to work up to that
[22:01] <rjharrison> hehe
[22:01] <jcoxon> rjharrison i might have cracked a way of doing it with my phone
[22:01] <fnoble> ok, g2g
[22:02] <fnoble> jcoxon, rjharrison, see you tomorrow :)
[22:02] <rjharrison> nughts fnoble
[22:02] <jcoxon> yeah see you fnoble
[22:02] <rjharrison> nights :)
[22:03] <rjharrison> I'm bringing the garmin anyhows so either way
[22:04] <rjharrison> One we get the final gps coods can pump them into the garmin and let it do the navigation to the nearest point by road
[22:04] <rjharrison> once*
[22:05] <jcoxon> oh yeah, my phone does that :-D
[22:06] <rjharrison> Oh for a phone like jcoxon's :-D
[22:06] <natrium42> night fnoble
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[22:07] <rjharrison> evening RocketBoy
[22:17] <roberto> good night - sleep well ! :-)
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[22:25] <rjharrison> Right guys i have an early morning tomorrow. See you all then. ~9:30 @ EARS
[22:26] <natrium42> nite rjharrison
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[22:29] <RocketBoy> c u there
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[22:48] <jcoxon> ooo latest forecast of 18z data
[22:48] <jcoxon> very nice
[22:49] <jcoxon> impact 52.263094 0.474393
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[22:50] <jcoxon> evening edmoore
[22:50] <edmoore> bed
[22:50] <jcoxon> night :-)
[22:51] <edmoore> may be there 2moz
[22:51] <Laurenceb> cya
[22:51] <edmoore> what time launch?
[22:51] <jcoxon> 10.30 -- 11
[22:52] <edmoore> what time arrive?
[22:52] <jcoxon> just ran the latest forecast - happy now
[22:52] <jcoxon> 10
[22:52] <jcoxon> perhaps a little before
[22:52] <jcoxon> but it think i'll be there at 10
[22:53] <edmoore> k
[22:53] <edmoore> bed
[22:53] <edmoore> will judge hangover l8r
[22:53] <edmoore> bed
[22:53] <Laurenceb> cya
[22:53] <jcoxon> haha
[22:53] <Laurenceb> hehe
[22:53] <jcoxon> night
[22:59] <jcoxon> right, think i cracked it
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[23:14] <jcoxon> badass
[23:14] <jcoxon> did it
[23:14] <jcoxon> that is hte most ridiculous hack
[23:15] <jcoxon> right you can track my chase
[23:19] <Laurenceb> whwere?
[23:19] <jcoxon> on the tracker
[23:19] <jcoxon> http://spacenear.us/tracker/
[23:20] <Laurenceb> neat
[23:21] <Laurenceb> is that your house?
[23:21] <fnoble> back
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[23:22] <jcoxon> my parents house
[23:22] <jcoxon> okay
[23:22] <jcoxon> i think thats enough random hacking for me
[23:23] <Laurenceb> wow thats quite a spread :P
[23:24] <fnoble> jcoxon, all done from your phone?
[23:24] <jcoxon> no sadly not
[23:24] <fnoble> i still have a lot of hacking to do
[23:24] <fnoble> got new mapping software to integrate
[23:24] <jcoxon> gps on my phone, bluetooth console, log to file then my mcontrol takes it and sends it
[23:25] <fnoble> no more gpsdrive :)
[23:25] <fnoble> awesome hack
[23:25] <jcoxon> its a typical jcoxon hack
[23:25] <fnoble> youbringing your analogue altitude meter?
[23:25] <jcoxon> yup
[23:25] <fnoble> :D :D
[23:26] <jcoxon> its a bit dodgey - you can't really move it around much
[23:26] <fnoble> are we goinh for sn earlier launch now?
[23:26] <jcoxon> 10.30
[23:26] <fnoble> ok
[23:26] <jcoxon> the 12 o clock forecast is good
[23:26] <jcoxon> using todays 18z data
[23:26] <fnoble> sweet
[23:26] <fnoble> who am i riding with tomorrow?
[23:27] <jcoxon> up to you
[23:27] <jcoxon> i think robert would like someone to track
[23:27] <fnoble> ok, can decide tomorrow i guess
[23:27] <fnoble> ok
[23:27] <jcoxon> but we can work it out tomorrow
[23:27] <fnoble> and steve is tracking from ears?
[23:27] <jcoxon> yeah
[23:27] <jcoxon> i was thinking oh stay at ears and getting as much data
[23:27] <jcoxon> of*
[23:28] <jcoxon> perhaps have an advance car
[23:28] <fnoble> well, i would like a chance to test the dynamic landing prediction again so would be good to go in the advance party if possible
[23:28] <jcoxon> sounds good
[23:29] <jcoxon> right i better be off, need to prepare for packing early tomorrow morning
[23:29] <fnoble> ok, need anything from us?
[23:29] <jcoxon> will give you a call when i'm nearly in cambridge, we'll be in the exceedingly loud landrover
[23:29] <jcoxon> yagi?
[23:29] <fnoble> hehe
[23:29] <fnoble> yeah ive already got it out
[23:29] <jcoxon> excellent
[23:30] <jcoxon> can't think of anything
[23:30] <fnoble> cool
[23:30] <jcoxon> right, really have to go
[23:30] <jcoxon> night
[23:30] <fnoble> ok, night
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[23:30] <fnoble> see you tomorrow
[23:53] <Laurenceb> cya
[23:53] <Laurenceb> bah missed
[23:55] <Laurenceb> wow I finally seem to have got rprintf printing floats
[23:55] <Laurenceb> might as well have written my own printf routine
[23:56] <natrium42> haha
[23:56] <Laurenceb> http://wiki.ukhas.org.uk/code:parafoil_tsip
[23:56] <Laurenceb> its really very basic now
[23:58] <Laurenceb> I have a print comma macro, and use a seperate rprintfFloat routine
[23:59] <Laurenceb> oddly it hangs if I try to boot it up using the saved eeprom settings
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