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xBee Range Test

xBee Range Test

Today the software and telemetry team has performed the range test. Strategic points in the area of Würzburg have been approached, which have a direct visual connection to the university library. The Dummy Seeds, which consist of an Arduino, a Wireless SD Shield as...

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Hardware for Telemetry

Hardware for Telemetry

We can finally present the hardware configuration for our telemetry system. After many problems with the antennas and some different configuration ideas we decided to use a hardware configuration with two separated helix antennas and one dipole quarter-wave for the...

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Four possible sash profiles

Four possible sash profiles

At the moment, our Simulation Team has got almost no free-time left; As soon as we can, we should decide which sash profile we are going to use for our four wings. Therefore, we have to determine how much lift we can possibly get out of each profile, and which...

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Selection Workshop, a trip to Bonn

Selection Workshop, a trip to Bonn

Selection Workshop for REXUS 23/24 and BEXUS 24/25 28. / 29.11.2016 On Sunday, the 27th of November 2016, four of our team members, Clemens Riegler, Florian Kohmann, Abdurrahman Bilican and me, Ivaylo Angelov, travelled to Bonn to present our project status in front...

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Short Software Update

Short Software Update

Now that we have the first Flight Management System of the Vienna University of Technology (see picture), which will serve as an on-board computer, the work on the software can begin. It is time to define the architecture and requirements of it. The FMS as...

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Telemetry Status

Telemetry Status

To evaluate the experiment while it is performing and to present some data live, we need an interface to transmit this data to the ground station. We have primarily decided on an already existing commercial satellite communication network (e.g. GlobalStar or Iridium)...

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