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pico:mission_1
Status: Testing PCB. Pico-EP-M1

Mission Profile

A flight using a small foil balloon. Long duration over UK airspace to demonstrate Pico-EP-M1 package.

Mission Objectives

Primary

  • Receive data from Pico-EP-M1
  • Balloon to fly longer then HAB time (over 4 hours)

Secondary

  • Receive transmissions from both RTTY and LoRa
  • Achieve float
  • Multi day transmission

Flight Plan

See Flight Profile.

Launch
Place
Time

Payload

Pico-EP-M1 contains small PCB with arduino, GPS and LoRa chip powered by small LiPo battery.

Balloon

  • How much gas do we need?

Testing

Test Passed
GPS & RTTY Yes
GPS & LoRa (Pico) Yes
LoRa (Pico) to Dl-fldigi No
LoRa (Rpi) to dl-fldigi No
Fast LoRa transmission Problems with programming
Long Rang Test > 1Km No

Mission Outcome

Data

Summary

Lessons Learned

pico/mission_1.txt · Last modified: 2017/08/07 17:52 by harvy