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Filling out a launch card

Date dd/mm/yy
Description Brief description of the flight.
Launch Time hh:mm GMT
WX Weather conditions at launch
Balloon Size e.g. 1500g Latex
Target Neck Lift As calculated from the Burst1a spreadsheet
Target Asc. Rate As entered into Burst1a
Neck Load Weight of everything hanging from the neck of the balloon, measured value at launch
Neck Lift Lift of balloon with nothing attached
Parachute Details e.g. diameter and construction
Estimated Burst Altitude As calculated from the Burst1a spreadsheet
Cutdown Criteria Are we flying a cutdown? If so what are its firing conditions?
Telemetry Details Type of transmitter, mode, baud rate and frequency e.g Radiometrix 10mW 50baud RTTY on 454.525MHz USB
Notes from Launch Card Notes recorded at the time of launch, e.g. problems
filling_out_a_launch_card.1256329925.txt.gz · Last modified: 2009/10/23 20:32 by fnoble