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Debugging ANSRTrack – Part 3

Unexplained Rotator Movement There is one final problem noted during the inaugural flight with the new ANSRTrack Ground Station program. At a point about 30 – 45 minutes into the flight, the ground station received an APRS beacon from the balloon, on its normal 30 second interval. The azimuth rotor suddenly rotated about 45 degrees […]

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Debugging ANSRTrack Cont’

Continued Debugging effort The next anomoly to investigate concerned the slow climb rate observed during the ANSR-122 flight. Normally, we expect about 1200 – 1300 feet per minute climb rate, but a rate of 600 fpm was observed about a half hour into the flight. An analysis of the telemetry data from our two beacons […]

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Debugging ANSRTrack

Tracking down some bugs As mentioned in my previous post, there were a few anomolies when I ran the new ANSRTrack program during a live flight. In this post, we will track down a couple of the issues: There was a consistent error showing up at the bottom of the screen mainwindow: Update call to […]

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ANSR-122 Dine College Flight 2019

Photos and Data The ANSR (Arizona Near Space Research) team drove up to the Navajo Reservation to conduct a flight last week. In our previous post, we detailed some changes in the ground station operations and some of the challenges we faced. This post will show some of the pictures from our video that was […]

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ANSR-122 Dine College Flight 2019

Ground Station Operations For the past 6 years, Arizona Near Space Research has been traveling up to the 4-corners area on the Navajo Reservation, to conduct a high altitude balloon launch. These operations are to support the Arizona Space Grant program, which encourages students to construct payloads which are used to make scientific investigations at […]

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