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@@ -45,7 +45,7 @@ Notes for ASDX DO series with I2C interface:
Read operation: Start, Slave Address, R/W =1, Data Byte 1 (MSB), Ackn Bit, Data Byte 2 (LSB). The output is corrected pressure as unsigned 12 bits. Slave Address is F0h. Acknowledge Bit - pull data line LOW, master generates an extra clock pulse for this purpose.
-* Therefore, ASDX015-DO is our final choice.
+* Therefore, ASDX015-DO is selected.
###Evaluation and Development Boards for USB2507 (Integrated USB 2.0 Compatible 7-Port Hub)
<http://www.smsc.com/main/tools/usb/evb2507user.pdf>
@@ -128,7 +128,7 @@ If the master wishes to read from the slave then it repeatedly receives a byte f
The master then ends transmission with a stop bit, or it may send another START bit if it wishes to retain control of the bus for another transfer (a "combined message").
-### Battery Sensors Research (Updated on Apr 17th with modified Eagle schematic and documentation about the circuit)
+### Battery Sensors Research
Requirement:
diff --git a/news/2009-05-31.mdwn b/news/2009-05-31.mdwn
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@@ -2,11 +2,11 @@
# Success!!
-We sucessfully launched Launch Vehicle 2.3 (LV2.3) this weekend in Brothers, Oregon, at the Oregon Rocketry's Brothers Launch Site.
+We successfully launched Launch Vehicle 2.3 (LV2.3) this weekend in Brothers, Oregon, at the Oregon Rocketry's Brothers Launch Site.
### **Saturday morning drive and afternoon setup**
-We gathered at Tim's house Saturday morning at 9:00am to pack all of our rocket bits: launch tower, antennas, launch control table, etc. We managed to pack it all into the back of Dave's pickup truck and in Dan's brother Bill's "Toy Hauler" - a larg 5th wheel ATV carrier (thanks Dan! thanks Bill!). It was pretty amazing, actually: it was probably the fastest packing and smallest number of vehicles carrying rocket bits we've ever had since LV0. And, amazingly, we actually left *on time*.
+We gathered at Tim's house Saturday morning at 9:00am to pack all of our rocket bits: launch tower, antennas, launch control table, etc. We managed to pack it all into the back of Dave's pickup truck and in Dan's brother Bill's "Toy Hauler" - a large 5th wheel ATV carrier (thanks Dan! thanks Bill!). It was pretty amazing, actually: it was probably the fastest packing and smallest number of vehicles carrying rocket bits we've ever had since LV0. And, amazingly, we actually left *on time*.
We arrived in Brothers around 5:00pm, and in the last few hours of sunlight, managed to raise the launch tower and set up the antennas.
@@ -99,8 +99,8 @@ Also thanks to:
### **Launch information**
- Estimate elevation of hill by launch tower: 4900 ft MSL
-- Launch control was at: `43 deg 47 min 55.4 sec 120 deg 38 min 54.5 sec @ 4459 ft`
-- Launch tower was at: `43 deg 47.652 min 120 deg 39.0889 min @ 4488 ft` (2m accuracy w/10 satellites)
+- Launch control was at (GPS): `43 deg 47 min 55.4 sec 120 deg 38 min 54.5 sec @ 4459 ft`
+- Launch tower was at (GPS): `43 deg 47.652 min 120 deg 39.0889 min @ 4488 ft` (2m accuracy w/10 satellites)
- Drogue was 16 paces and main was 34 paces away from LT, and between them was 32. Tim's paces are ~ 6 ft.
### **Launch Data**
@@ -124,7 +124,7 @@ Also thanks to:
- or multiple (diverse) 2m uplink antennas
- Goal: verify 2m operation in flight.
- Avionics issues
- - Really didn't like lack of feedback from all the differnet systems
+ - Really didn't like lack of feedback from all the different systems
- Need a post-launch checklist for what to do with the avionics
- Launch lugs
- Decide how to really do it. The bottom lug was seemed silly.
@@ -149,7 +149,7 @@ Also thanks to:
## Things to bring for next time:
-- Yellow caution tape for coax to anntenas.
+- Yellow caution tape for coax to antennas.
# Pre-Launch Logistics