IT HAPPENED! BLT-27!



TO THE EDGE OF SPACE!!!

May 11 - Planning Meeting - Secret BLT Lab - 310 Lombardy - Sugar Land - 8PM
June 15 - Lab Meeting - Secret BLT Lab - 310 Lombardy - Sugar Land - 8PM
July 20 - Toyz Test - Secret BLT Lab - 310 Lombardy - Sugar Land - 8PM
August 17 - Final Final Toyz Integration - Secret BLT Lab - 310 Lombardy - Sugar Land - 8PM
August 19 - Night-Before-Flight Lab Meeting - Secret BLT Lab - 310 Lombardy - Sugar Land - 8PM
August 20 - Primary BLT-27 Launch Date - 10AM - Wharton Intergalactic Spaceport
August 27 - Backup Launch Date


List of Main BLT-27 Payloads (MULTIPLE Packages):

HSMM-MESH (Ham WiFi) Server = 2.4 GHZ 500 mW with streaming video and data
HSMM-MESH APRS GPS Downlink = 445.925 W5ACM-8 300 mW
W5ACM-8 available at aprs.fi via i-gate in Parrot Repeater Package!

70-cm Parrot Repeater with Martin-2 SSTV Photos and GPS voice data = 420.450 500 mW
Automatic video recording system looking straight down

Live Main Payload Color ATV = 1255 FM 900 mW
Crossband FM Repeater Uplink = 147.435 & Downlink = 446.000 1 Watt
APRS GPS Downlink = 440.950 W5ACM-9 250 mW
Digital Camera with a picture every 15 seconds
Digital Video Camera with Three Hours of On-Board Memory
Remote Control System for Video Camera Selection (Hi-Res & Lo-Res)
Audio Beeper

Crossband Remote Controlled Station Uplink = 146.50 MHZ FM & Downlink = 50.350 MHz AM 400 mW

Solar-Powered 10M CW Beacon with Temp, Location and Altitude Telemetry = 28.322 MHz 400 mW


We Were There! Launch Happened August 20, 2011!
Wharton Intergalactic Spaceport

They're here! The BLT-27 DVDs are Ready to Ship!



Get your copy for any reasonable donation at an upcoming BLT meeting or event.
You can also get one via USPS First Class Mail with a donation via PayPal.
Use this button to donate $10 or more and get a copy headed your way.

Checks made out to Andrew MacAllister, and sent to:
The South Texas BLT
14714 Knightsway Drive
Houston, TX 77083-5640
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