WE FLEW BLT-42!!!

The Answer to The Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything!!!

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10 JUN 2015 - 5:30 PM - Dinner Meeting - Buffalo Wild Wings - 9435 Katy Freeway, Houston, TX 77024
17 JUN 2015 - 8 PM - Construction Meeting - Secret BLT Lab - 310 Lombardy, Sugar Land, TX 77478
08 JUL 2015 - Dinner Meeting - Buffalo Wild Wings - 9435 Katy Freeway, Houston, TX 77024
15 JUL 2015 - 8 PM - Construction Meeting - Secret BLT Lab - 310 Lombardy, Sugar Land, TX 77478
05 AUG 2015 - Dinner Meeting - Buffalo Wild Wings - 9435 Katy Freeway, Houston, TX 77024
19 AUG 2015 - 8 PM - FINAL Construction Meeting - Secret BLT Lab - 310 Lombardy, Sugar Land, TX 77478
21 AUG 2015 - 8 PM - Panic Meeting - Secret BLT Lab - 310 Lombardy, Sugar Land, TX 77478
22 AUG 2015 - 10 AM - PANIC! LAUNCH! - Wharton Intergalactic Spaceport
29 AUG 2015 - Backup Launch Date

BLT-42 Payloads (Multiple Packages)

Live DVB-T Color ATV = 438 Digital ATV - 2 MHz Wide 0.55 Watts
APRS GPS Downlink = 445.925 W5ACM-9 250 mW
TWO GoPro Cameras for HD Recording on outside and on balloon neck
Down-looking Micro Cam Recorder
Digital Camera with a picture every 15 seconds
Balloon Burst Cam Recorder
Audio Beeper

APRS Coconut v1.2 - AB5SS-11 - 144.390 MHz - 300mW

New Surface Mount Fireball Beeper - 28.322 MHz & 14.316 MHz - 50 mW
New Surface Mount Digital Fireball CW Call and Temp Data - 50.001 MHz - 50 mW

Dallas Experiments KE5GDB - SSTV Raspberry Pi ROBOT-72 - 445.975 MHz FM - 0.5 W
Crossband FM Repeater Uplink = 147.435 & Downlink = 446.000 0.5 Watt
APRS GPS Downlink = 144.390 KE5GDB-11 250 mW

Total Weight = 10 lbs



DIGITAL ATV!!!


or we can can just give up, stay home, and do nothing...




No! We will FLY this Thing and EXPERIMENT!

Were YOU There on August 22nd?!? We Were!!