- 1,500 points for not using commercial power.
- 1,500 points for setting up outdoors.
- 1,500 points for setting up away from home.
- 1,500 points for satellite QSO(s).
|Chris VA3ECO operating|
The rig was my Icom 7100 at less than 100 watts with a 40 AH LiFePO4 battery. The antenna was the Chameleon 5 to 1 transformer and 65 feet of wive as an inverted L. This was good enough to give us a taste of the action. Below are a few rocket photos and the sound from the AO 85 satellite QSO. The satellite QSO was not until Sunday morning.
|Greg's launch of a three engine cluster with the Loc Viper rocket|