highaltitude.log.20171230

[00:03] <fsphil> nice, it's snowing
[00:03] <fsphil> oh I'm decoding a bit more
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[00:03] <fsphil> wonder if there's an obstruction in that direction
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[00:39] <mwheeler> I love cars
[00:39] <mwheeler> For every problem I solved I get two more
[00:43] <Darkside> uh oh
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[01:14] <Darkside> mwheeler: what happened?
[01:26] <mwheeler> latest and greatest in wireless dipstick tech https://usercontent.irccloud-cdn.com/file/YKLhec1M/IMG_20171230_122058.jpg
[01:27] <mwheeler> Mechanic also says engine mount is cracked though I can't find evidence of that
[01:30] <Darkside> eek
[01:30] <Darkside> still save to drive?
[01:30] <Darkside> safe*
[01:32] <mwheeler> yeah it's still in there, just need to change it before I need to check the oil next
[01:32] <Darkside> i mean with the engine mount
[01:38] <SpacenearUS> New position from 03HIRFW-6 after 033 days silence - 12https://tracker.habhub.org/#!qm=All&q=HIRFW-6
[01:38] <mwheeler> Ah yeah mechanic said it'd be fine
[01:49] <Ian_> I'll have some of what mwheeler is on :)
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[03:35] <Laurenceb_> !whereis HIRFW-6
[03:35] <SpacenearUS> 03Laurenceb_: 03HIRFW-6 is over 03Aihui, Heihe, Heilongjiang, China 10(50.73107,126.62881) at 0312776 meters
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[04:48] <mwheeler> Ian_: you probably won't enjoy it :P
[04:48] <mwheeler> anyway, the crucial dipstick has been replaced
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[05:53] <Ian_> Hopefully your motor mechanic has optimistic Xray eyes to have spotted a crack. Enjoyable discussion re the Sondes. Good hunting.
[06:00] <SpacenearUS> New vehicle on the map: 03scoobss_chase - 12https://tracker.habhub.org/#!qm=All&q=scoobss_chase
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[06:59] <SpacenearUS> New vehicle on the map: 03TA2MUN-13 - 12https://tracker.habhub.org/#!qm=All&q=TA2MUN-13
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[08:15] <Upu> I sell Sonde amps you know...sell quite a few
[08:18] <PE2BZ> mwheeler I forgot the -t 0 so the program did exit 1 hour before the first sonde launch...
[08:19] <PE2BZ> And I am getting an ¨error message¨ now
[08:19] <PE2BZ> Signal caught, finishing scan pass.
[08:19] <PE2BZ> Killed
[08:19] <PE2BZ> Traceback (most recent call last):
[08:19] <PE2BZ> File "auto_rx.py", line 237, in sonde_search
[08:19] <PE2BZ> raise Exception("Invalid file.")
[08:19] <PE2BZ> Exception: Invalid file.
[08:19] <PE2BZ> 2017-12-30 08:15:34,535 ERROR:Failed to read log_power.csv.
[08:22] <PE2BZ> After a reboot of the Pi it starts scanning the frequencies again :-)
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[09:03] <Darkside> PE2BZ: follow the instructions to set it up as a systemd service
[09:03] <Darkside> the error could be to do with various rtl_* processed hanging around
[09:03] <Darkside> Upu: sponsorship? :-)
[09:04] <Upu> I missed the conversation on it
[09:04] <Upu> who's using them ?
[09:04] <Upu> https://www.rtl-sdr.com/noaa-using-the-sdrplay-rsp2-and-rtl-sdr-for-receiving-weather-balloon-data/
[09:04] <Darkside> heh
[09:05] <Upu> Note picture
[09:05] <Darkside> yeah lol
[09:05] <Darkside> NOAA using them :D
[09:05] <Darkside> awesome
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[09:08] <Darkside> Upu: i've been suggesting the for use with my sonde rx software
[09:08] <Upu> Well I'm in touch with the NOAA engineer so happy to join you together so you can reach out and touch each other
[09:08] <Darkside> they use very different sondes
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[09:09] <Upu> I sent him Sp9uob's stuff for information
[09:09] <Darkside> do you have a better plot of the passband of the sonde filtered preamp?
[09:09] <Darkside> just wondering where the upper cutoff is
[09:09] <Upu> yeah 1 sec
[09:10] <Upu> my daughter is running round wielding a permanent sharpie like sword need to fix this first or my house is going to look like a modern art exhibit
[09:10] <Darkside> bahahha
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[09:12] <Upu> sent
[09:12] <Upu> gmailk
[09:18] <Darkside> cheers
[09:19] <David-SM1ULC> morrn!
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[10:12] <Darkside> PE2BZ: >>> test = datetime.datetime(2017,12,27,10,15)
[10:12] <Darkside> >>> test.hour
[10:12] <Darkside> 10
[10:12] <Darkside> >>> test.minute
[10:12] <Darkside> argh
[10:12] <Darkside> wrong paste lol
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[10:23] <mwheeler> hehe
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[10:28] <Darkside> http://rfhead.net/?p=665
[10:32] <PE2BZ> Darkside for my home position (52 N 4.2 East I should enter positive figures ? With a radiosonde in my window it tells that it´s to far away and the GPS is ignored ?
[10:33] <Darkside> hah
[10:33] <Darkside> yes
[10:33] <Darkside> wait
[10:33] <Darkside> yeah, lat: 52, lon: 4.2
[10:34] <Darkside> if you have a lat/lon set, it'll try and filter by distance from the receiver
[10:34] <Darkside> if you're getting errors, then it means you have the lat/lon set wrong
[10:35] <PE2BZ> Hohoho... Don´t blame me ;-)
[10:37] <PE2BZ> This part makes sense: WARNING:Invalid Position, discarding: M4530098,40,2017-12-30T10:37:19.002Z,17.00298,-47.93635,1814.6,-273.0,True
[10:37] <Darkside> hrm
[10:38] <Darkside> well that position is invalid :P
[10:38] <Darkside> thats in the middle of the north atlantic!
[10:38] <Darkside> unless you are experiencing amazing 70cm DX
[10:39] <PE2BZ> Had no GPS lock... I started with ¨this makes sense¨ ;-)
[10:39] <PE2BZ> INFO:TELEMETRY: M4530098,148,2017-12-30T10:39:07.000Z,51.99156,4.19904,45.0,10.8,True
[10:39] <PE2BZ> 2017-12-30 10:38:52,870 INFO:TELEMETRY: M4530098,149,2017-12-30T10:39:08.000Z,51.99156,4.19904,43.7,10.4,True
[10:40] <Darkside> there we go
[10:40] <PE2BZ> And now all is right
[10:40] <Darkside> hmm
[10:40] <Darkside> can you compare that temp reading against something else?
[10:40] <Darkside> we're not sure the temp readings are right
[10:40] <fsphil> hah, I forgot upu already had a filter for sondes
[10:41] <PE2BZ> 19 degrees C in my radio shack and the RS41 is 50 cm away from the clock temperature sensor :_)
[10:41] <Darkside> hrmmmm
[10:41] <Darkside> oh well
[10:41] <Darkside> can play more with that later
[10:41] <PE2BZ> fsphil just one thing, the sonde amp does have the filter at the output of the amplifier
[10:41] <Darkside> anyway, good hear you have it working :-
[10:42] <Darkside> PE2BZ: the amplifier is pretty damn strong
[10:42] <PE2BZ> 18.8 degrees is close enough I would say ?
[10:42] <Darkside> so its not a huge issue
[10:42] <Darkside> PE2BZ: according to those logs you posted, its reporting 10.4 ?
[10:42] <Darkside> or did it change
[10:43] <PE2BZ> For me it was, my remote setup is at 27 m asl, close to Tetra @ 390 MHz and Tetra @ 428 MHz so I needed the input to be filtered. Now I have a bandpass filter centered at 430 MHz at the input followed by the sonde amp, and that feeds 3 SDR´s
[10:44] <PE2BZ> Darkside the RS41 was in the open window to get GPS lock. As you might know it´s just about 10 degrees Celsius outside on the Lightside :-)
[10:44] <PE2BZ> INFO:TELEMETRY: M4530098,488,2017-12-30T10:44:47.000Z,51.99157,4.19886,46.0,19.5,True
[10:44] <PE2BZ> 2017-12-30 10:44:32,638 INFO:TELEMETRY: M4530098,489,2017-12-30T10:44:48.000Z,51.99157,4.19885,46.4,19.6,True
[10:44] <Darkside> cool
[10:44] <Darkside> well thats a good sign
[10:45] <PE2BZ> I am going to throw it in the back yarden, one moment
[10:47] <PE2BZ> -y +g
[10:47] <Darkside> s/yarden/garden/
[10:47] <Darkside> hrm. no regexbot :(
[10:48] <PE2BZ> So my Domoticz tells me it´s 10.4 degrees in the back garden out of the wind. The RS41 @ the garden table says it´s 10.2 degrees so I would not change something at the moment.
[10:49] <Darkside> nooooice
[10:49] <Darkside> mwheeler: ^
[10:50] <Darkside> PE2BZ: thanks for testing :-)
[10:50] <Darkside> hopefully by monday afternoon we will have our first australia RS41 in hand!
[10:50] <PE2BZ> NP my pleasure :-)
[10:50] <Darkside> mwheeler, gm, and I are heading to the nearest RS41 launch site tomorrow
[10:50] <PE2BZ> Nice !
[10:51] <mwheeler> yay
[10:51] <PE2BZ> At least you now know how to dress, temperature reported is OK :-)
[11:05] <PE2BZ> Darkside mwheeler do you also address planning problems ?
[11:06] <PE2BZ> I live 60 km from the Bilt, wich should be te strongest station at launch time
[11:06] <PE2BZ> That sonde will travel 300 km East, al over Germany
[11:06] <PE2BZ> but Herstmonceux is later in reach and will also travel 300 km, towards our place (about 50 km away that is)
[11:07] <PE2BZ> does that mean I have to blacklist the de Bilt frequency or is there an option to ¨not follow the sonde¨ but just write a few lines, scan, write a few lines from the next sonde and so on ?
[11:08] <Darkside> hrm
[11:08] <Darkside> around here we only have one sonds in range
[11:08] <Darkside> sonde*
[11:08] <Darkside> and the software is designed to lock onto a single sonde and follow for as long as possible
[11:09] <mwheeler> yeah, need to fix that for Melbourne as well
[11:09] <mwheeler> I have some thoughts on how to do it, but I need to do some testing
[11:10] <mwheeler> I have two ideas; which both could be useful;
[11:11] <mwheeler> The first being that we could have multiple auto_rx running that talking to each other to automatically blacklist currently being monitored sondes
[11:11] <Darkside> that wouldnt be too hard
[11:11] <Darkside> a simple way would be to have a lock directory
[11:11] <Darkside> with lockfiles or something
[11:12] <mwheeler> The second only works if the launches are very close in freq to each other using multifm to monitor multiple from one sdr and antenna but will require scanning every x minutes which could be annoying
[11:14] <Darkside> the first idea is probably simpler to implement first
[11:15] <Darkside> we'd have to add in support for using a rtlsdr device id
[11:16] <SpacenearUS> New position from 03YMMLSONDE after 0310 hours silence - 12https://tracker.habhub.org/#!qm=All&q=YMMLSONDE
[11:19] <Darkside> here we go...
[11:19] <SpacenearUS> New position from 03YPADSONDE after 0310 hours silence - 12https://tracker.habhub.org/#!qm=All&q=YPADSONDE
[11:19] <PE2BZ> Not yet, just wait....
[11:19] <Darkside> PE2BZ: have you set up a payload on habitat for yours?
[11:19] <PE2BZ> Just busy with it
[11:20] <Darkside> jusy copy the latest YPADSONDE document
[11:20] <Darkside> (and change the callsign!)
[11:20] <Darkside> i figure the whitelist functionality should be useful to you for choosing your sonde- assuming they have a consistent frequency
[11:20] <Darkside> around here they don't
[11:21] <SpacenearUS> New position from 03IV3SRD-11 after 03a day silence - 12https://tracker.habhub.org/#!qm=All&q=IV3SRD-11
[11:22] <SpacenearUS> New vehicle on the map: 03PE2BZ-Herst - 12https://tracker.habhub.org/#!qm=All&q=PE2BZ-Herst
[11:22] <Darkside> noooice
[11:22] <PE2BZ> Now don´t tell anyone that I use a De Bilt sonde to be reported as Herstmonceux ;-)
[11:23] <PE2BZ> Do you think there is a way to reprogram an RS41 to a 434 MHz frequency but keeping it´s own RS41 format ?
[11:23] <Darkside> unlikely
[11:24] <Darkside> since the frequency will be set in the stm32 chip
[11:24] <Darkside> and that appears to be locked down pretty well
[11:24] <Darkside> what we need to do is reverse engineer the sensor circuitry :-)
[11:24] <Darkside> once we get a few more RS41s we'll be having a go at that
[11:30] <SpacenearUS> New position from 03YPPHSONDE after 0310 hours silence - 12https://tracker.habhub.org/#!qm=All&q=YPPHSONDE
[11:33] <Darkside> i am trying to talk to santa :(
[11:34] <Darkside> having troubles
[11:34] <Darkside> (OJ9X)
[11:55] <gonzo_> going to the rs42 launch site? Why do I have an image of you stood outside the compounds with a huge butterfly net?
[11:55] <Darkside> haha
[11:55] <Darkside> its a bit far from teh road for that
[11:55] <Darkside> coudl use a drone :-)
[11:56] <gonzo_> catapult
[11:56] <Darkside> BB gun would pop the balloon
[11:57] <gonzo_> one of the mortar launched net things that the bird tagging people use
[11:57] <gonzo_> you may even catch some feral bacon butties
[12:01] <Darkside> no bacon butties here in australia!
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[12:11] <mwheeler> Trebuchet could help
[12:12] <mwheeler> though the lazy way would to just jam the freq used for the launched sonde and wait for it to launch a second one
[12:12] <Darkside> haha
[12:12] <Darkside> yesss
[12:12] <Darkside> but i think we should avoid getting on the bad side of the BOM
[12:12] <Darkside> (and the ACMA)
[12:12] <mwheeler> yes :)
[12:12] <gonzo_> are the not native to the area?
[12:13] <Darkside> gonzo_: how do you mean?
[12:13] <gonzo_> bacon butties
[12:13] <Darkside> oh
[12:13] <Darkside> nope
[12:13] <gonzo_> introducing them is risky, if there are no natural predators, apart from you
[12:14] <Darkside> yeah, too dangerous
[12:14] <Darkside> won't risk it
[12:14] <gonzo_> now I'm hungry
[12:14] <gonzo_> looks like that's lunch decided
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[12:20] <cm13g09> gonzo_: lol
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[13:05] <fsphil> I may have accidenty released them on my last visit
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[13:27] <gonzo_> I've just done my bit for controling the population on the south coast
[14:08] <SpacenearUS> New vehicle on the map: 03Italia_chase - 12https://tracker.habhub.org/#!qm=All&q=Italia_chase
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[15:38] <Babs_> Afternoon everyone - in the attached RTTY code https://github.com/Upuaut/pAVAR9/blob/master/pava9_rtty/pava9_rtty.ino
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[15:39] <Babs_> there doesn't look to be any delay put in between each rtty_txbit being transmitted, as I would have generally seen when using an NTX2
[15:40] <Babs_> is it because the si4060 is handling all of the modulation etc.
[15:40] <Babs_> ie., you just feed it the bitstream and it works out how to send it at the right rate?
[15:42] <Babs_> if that is the case, how does the lack of delay ensure that the signal is slow enough for the si4060 to read? (I thought it might be because the atmega is operating at 16mhz or below, whereas the si4060 is operating at 30Mhz, so its more a case of the si4060 being faster anyway
[15:42] <Babs_> )
[15:42] <Babs_> thanks
[15:43] <fsphil> the timing in that comes from the AVR's timer peripheral
[15:43] <fsphil> it's setup here: https://github.com/Upuaut/pAVAR9/blob/master/pava9_rtty/pava9_rtty.ino#L689
[15:45] <fsphil> it counts to that value, resets to zero and triggers an interrupt
[15:45] <fsphil> which is handled by https://github.com/Upuaut/pAVAR9/blob/master/pava9_rtty/pava9_rtty.ino#L506
[15:45] <SpacenearUS> New vehicle on the map: 0309353355672_chase - 12https://tracker.habhub.org/#!qm=All&q=09353355672_chase
[15:48] <Babs_> Thanks fsphil - currently trying to decipher how i replace the MTX with the si4060
[15:49] <Babs_> all of the transmitting signal is sent down the GPIO pin than using MOSI/MISO etc?
[15:49] <Babs_> reading that code, the majority of your si4060 library commands appear to be unused?
[15:50] <fsphil> normally those modules are configured so one of its gpio pins controls the modulation
[15:50] <fsphil> so after configuring it, you'd drive it much like an ntx2
[15:51] <fsphil> yeah, see 4.2.1.2. Direct Mode on page 20
[15:51] <Babs_> on the datasheet, got it
[15:52] <Babs_> is transmitting through APRS similar ie. you can just do it through the GPIO pin?
[15:52] <Babs_> presumably the modulation is more complex?
[15:52] <fsphil> much more. it's AFSK
[15:53] <fsphil> instead of just two states, the input must be the two audio tones
[15:53] <fsphil> but it's a digital input so it would be quite ugly
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[15:54] <fsphil> or you can drive the SI module with a voltage controlled oscillator
[15:54] <Babs_> is there anything anywhere that describes how to use the si4060 transmitting APRS that you know of?
[15:54] <fsphil> and use that to modulate the signal
[15:55] <fsphil> none that i know about
[15:55] <Babs_> it is possible to use the si4060 to transmit APRS though?
[15:56] <fsphil> yep, using either of those methods
[15:56] <fsphil> I did play with doing it in direct mode, but it never worked well
[15:56] <fsphil> I'm fairly sure the B series of balloons did the same, and it worked well for them
[15:56] <Babs_> what do most people use to transmit APRS in terms of a transmitter?
[15:57] <fsphil> probably the radiometrix modules
[15:57] <fsphil> it's mostly used in the states, so who knows what they're using. full rigs probably :)
[15:58] <fsphil> if I was designing one from scratch, I'd probably try the vcxo
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[16:02] <Laurenceb_> hi Babs_, haven't seen you for a while
[16:02] <Laurenceb_> how did the eclipse photography work out in the end?
[16:02] <Babs_> hi Laurenceb
[16:03] <Babs_> I got some good shots to form the basis of a timelapse
[16:03] <Laurenceb_> oh v nice
[16:03] <Laurenceb_> was the camera salvageable?
[16:03] <Laurenceb_> are the photos online?
[16:04] <Babs_> however, the frames need interpolating to make the kind of the movie I was looking for and the guy from Framestore who was going to help me out has had a baby nightmare over the past few months so hasn't had time to do it for me
[16:04] <Babs_> no, not online yet
[16:04] <Laurenceb_> ah I get the "picture"
[16:04] <fsphil> aww, hope all turns out well there
[16:04] <Laurenceb_> sounds fun if a little tedious
[16:04] <Laurenceb_> good luck
[16:04] <Babs_> the camera was all bust up, i don't know whether you heard the story but the whole rig detached about a km up and got smashed to pieces
[16:05] <Laurenceb_> eek
[16:05] <Laurenceb_> what camera were you using?
[16:05] <Babs_> however, what was quite satisfying was that when we got to Denver, we looked at the possible trajectories based on the last signal (it had dropped behind a mountain), narrowed it down to a 300m by 100m ellipse
[16:06] <Babs_> and a freindly science teacher went out and found it slap bang in the middle of the ellipse
[16:06] <Babs_> "successful failure" is what i think it is termed
[16:06] <fsphil> lessons learned :)
[16:06] <Laurenceb_> :)
[16:07] <Babs_> besides, having it smashed up was quite a nice way to finish the project
[16:07] <Babs_> it was quite beautiful IMHO but was never going to find a place in the smithsonian
[16:07] <Laurenceb_> heh
[16:07] <fsphil> the skies where quite crowded during the eclipse
[16:08] <Laurenceb_> just a little
[16:08] <fsphil> the tracker was struggling a bit
[16:08] <SpeedEvil> Babs_: yay?
[16:08] <SpeedEvil> :)
[16:09] Action: Laurenceb_ has been too busy with work to do any balloon stuff recently :(
[16:09] <Laurenceb_> hopefully I'll have some free time in the new year
[16:09] <Babs_> the one thing I never worked out was to properly stop yaw drift with the alexmos controller
[16:10] <Babs_> i installed a compass which left it rock solid for 30 mins but after that it just entered a slow drift
[16:10] <Laurenceb_> how odd
[16:10] <Laurenceb_> was it running stock firmware?
[16:10] <Babs_> so it was on a slow rotate when the eclipse actually happened, but slow enough that the sequence of photos was ok
[16:12] <Babs_> yes stock firmware, just customised settings
[16:12] <Laurenceb_> hmm tbh I'd have spoken to the developer
[16:12] <Laurenceb_> sounds like a firmware bug
[16:20] <Laurenceb_> hopefully some time in the new year I will have time to fit in a test flight of rockoon launcher platform
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[16:23] <Babs_> i need to see that
[16:23] <SpeedEvil> :)
[16:23] <SpeedEvil> Laurenceb_: With luck, before BFR.
[16:23] <Laurenceb_> heh
[16:23] <Babs_> what is BFR?
[16:24] <Laurenceb_> electronics and firmware have been ready for a while
[16:24] <Laurenceb_> https://imgoat.com/v/72060/Top
[16:24] Action: SpeedEvil has just been doing stupid calculations on BFS as SSTO, with recovery fuel launched on F9H, which second stage it also recovers.
[16:24] <SpeedEvil> Babs_: SpaceX's Big Falcon Rocket
[16:24] <SpeedEvil> Babs_: 150 tons to mars
[16:24] <SpeedEvil> (with refuelling in orbit)
[16:24] <adamgreig> sure, 'falcon'
[16:24] <Babs_> quick question - what are those black clips called in that photo. have a bunch of yellow ones but i will be damned if i can remember the name to reorder them
[16:25] <adamgreig> test hooks
[16:25] <adamgreig> https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/10x-Multimeter-Lead-Wire-Hook-Clip-Electronic-Test-Probe-Grabber-Connector-Set/162094729453
[16:25] <Laurenceb_> https://imgoat.com/v/72062/Bottom
[16:25] <adamgreig> or clips or whatever
[16:26] <Babs_> sweet. thanks adamgreig
[16:26] <Babs_> are there any that come with wires already attached (sorry to be demanding...)
[16:27] <Laurenceb_> I need to put together a CF tube spaceframe next
[16:27] <adamgreig> yea plenty
[16:27] <Laurenceb_> its all pretty stupid, I need to get motivated
[16:27] <adamgreig> just ebay/amazon/farnell/etc 'test hook leads' or swap hook for clip etc
[16:27] <Laurenceb_> 90% of the work it done ffs
[16:27] <Laurenceb_> *is
[16:27] <adamgreig> can get them to 4mm banana or to croc clip or whatever
[16:29] <Babs_> ok thanks
[16:38] <Laurenceb_> can't remember where mine came from sorry :P
[16:38] <Laurenceb_> "a drawer somewhere"
[16:38] <Laurenceb_> https://imgoat.com/v/72064/Platform_mock <-spaceframe thingy
[16:43] <Laurenceb_> launch tube sits at left hand side and tronics, camera, batteries at rhs
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[19:13] <SpacenearUS> New position from 03KJ4TDM-11 after 037 days silence - 12https://tracker.habhub.org/#!qm=All&q=KJ4TDM-11
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[19:19] <SpacenearUS> New vehicle on the map: 03BB03 - 12https://tracker.habhub.org/#!qm=All&q=BB03
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[20:21] <SpacenearUS> New position from 03N4XWC-1 after 0314 days silence - 12https://tracker.habhub.org/#!qm=All&q=N4XWC-1
[20:23] <Mike-SA6BSS> Babs_: regarding aprs on si4xxx
[20:23] <Mike-SA6BSS> you mifgt find something here https://github.com/tkrahn/pecanpico5a
[20:30] <SpacenearUS> New vehicle on the map: 03WQ8M-2 - 12https://tracker.habhub.org/#!qm=All&q=WQ8M-2
[21:09] <Babs_> thanks Mike-SAA6BSS
[21:10] <Mike-SA6BSS> I have madw a pcb out of this schematic that works verry well
[21:10] <Mike-SA6BSS> http://www.om3bc.com/docs/payload/payload_en.html
[21:10] <Mike-SA6BSS> closed source tho
[21:10] <Mike-SA6BSS> doing both rtty and aprs
[21:22] Nick change: bertrik_ -> bertrik
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[23:17] <SpacenearUS> New position from 03YMMLSONDE after 0310 hours silence - 12https://tracker.habhub.org/#!qm=All&q=YMMLSONDE
[23:17] <SpacenearUS> New position from 03CBAYSONDE after 03a day silence - 12https://tracker.habhub.org/#!qm=All&q=CBAYSONDE
[23:17] <fsphil> woop
[23:18] <SpacenearUS> New position from 03YPADSONDE after 0310 hours silence - 12https://tracker.habhub.org/#!qm=All&q=YPADSONDE
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[23:26] <SpacenearUS> New position from 03YPPHSONDE after 0310 hours silence - 12https://tracker.habhub.org/#!qm=All&q=YPPHSONDE
[23:29] <fsphil> the sonde of music
[23:33] <SpacenearUS> New vehicle on the map: 03EGNASONDE - 12https://tracker.habhub.org/#!qm=All&q=EGNASONDE
[23:33] <dbrooke> and there we go ... 8-)
[23:34] <fsphil> nice
[23:34] <craag> what rx software are people using for these sondes?
[23:35] <dbrooke> same freq as yours
[23:35] <fsphil> it's on 404.2 aswell?
[23:35] <dbrooke> craag: https://github.com/projecthorus/radiosonde_auto_rx/wiki
[23:36] <fsphil> huh, I wonder why they did that
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[23:36] <fsphil> the horizons will definitly overlap
[23:36] <craag> very nice, will have to try this out sometime :)
[23:36] <dbrooke> fsphil: it was on the same freq last night but I only had a test running on my desktop PC so didn't upload
[23:37] <dbrooke> set up a Beaglebone Black this afternoon as I've run out of Pis
[23:38] <SpacenearUS> New position from 03IV3SRD-11 after 0311 hours silence - 12https://tracker.habhub.org/#!qm=All&q=IV3SRD-11
[23:38] <fsphil> 6m/s, seems faster than usual
[23:38] <fsphil> wonder if they did that to avoid it going out of range
[23:38] <fsphil> the winds are quite strong
[23:39] <fsphil> what's the EGNA code? is that launch site at an airport?
[23:40] <fsphil> grr, stopped decoding already
[23:40] <dbrooke> I picked the nearest airfield
[23:40] <fsphil> ah going again
[23:41] <dbrooke> launch site is Watnall, code is for Hucknall
[23:42] <SpacenearUS> New vehicle on the map: 03ass_chase - 12https://tracker.habhub.org/#!qm=All&q=ass_chase
[23:42] <fsphil> um
[23:42] <fsphil> ok
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[23:53] <fsphil> this is working well today
[23:53] <fsphil> wonder if it's because it's further north than the previous flights
[23:59] <fsphil> stopped again, that might be my limit
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