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Telecon tomorrow (Thursday) @ 5 pm Eastern time

Hi all,

Telecon tomorrow (Oct. 15 in North America, Oct. 16 in Australia) at the regular time: 5 pm Eastern (2 pm Pacific, 11 am Hawaii, 23.00 European, 8 am Eastern Australia). Electrical engineering student Evan Moore now has an initial design for the little printed circuit boards on which the photodiodes on the sphere itself will be mounted -- a rendering of the assembly can be found here:

and a rendering of one of the new little boards is here:

We additionally have recent updates on AIFCOMSS, and on the 144 MHz transceivers (Raveon and Radiometrix). More discussion items for tomorrow's telecon include: flight/telescope plans and tests; construction and lab tests of the new gondolas/payloads; light sources and light source modelling; goniometric and pre- and post-flight calibration; propulsion work; nanosat bus and payload solid models; computing / website / TWiki forums and e-mails; grant applications; and recap of schedules. I'll send a progress report before the telecon tomorrow.

Here's how to connect:

1) Open Skype on your computer (note that of course, you should first install Skype, http://www.skype.com, on your machine if you haven't already).
2) In the "Contacts" menu, add me ( jalbertuvic ) as a contact, if you haven't already.
3) Just wait for me to Skype-call you at the usual time (5 pm Eastern, 2 pm Pacific, etc).
4) If there is any trouble, or if you don't get a Skype-call for some reason and would like to join, please just send me an e-mail (jalbert@uvic.ca).

Here's the tentative agenda:

I) Flight & telescope plans, and upcoming tests
II) Construction, drop tests, and other tests of the new gondola and payload
III) Diffused light source and its modelling, pre- and post-flight calibration, and goniometric calibrations
IV) Solid modelling
V) Computing/website, including recent flight control and simulation progress
VI) Grant applications
VII) AOB

Talk to you all tomorrow, thanks!!!
justin

-- jalbert - 2020-10-29

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PNGPNG EvanMoore27oct20assembly.PNG r1 manage 196.2 K 2020-10-29 - 00:19 UnknownUser Rendering of photodiode PCBs mounted on sphere
PNGPNG EvanMoore27oct20module1.PNG r1 manage 91.0 K 2020-10-29 - 04:32 UnknownUser Rendering of a photodiode PCB (side view)
PNGPNG EvanMoore27oct20module2.PNG r1 manage 91.3 K 2020-10-29 - 00:20 UnknownUser Rendering of a photodiode PCB
PNGPNG EvanMoore27oct20module3.PNG r1 manage 116.3 K 2020-10-29 - 04:33 UnknownUser Rendering of a photodiode PCB (top view)
PNGPNG EvanMoore27oct20modules.PNG r1 manage 140.7 K 2020-10-29 - 04:34 UnknownUser Rendering of two populated photodiode PCBs
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