Posts Tagged ‘UHF’

Showing off the guts

As of Friday afternoon, all of the components have finally made it to the Project IRIS team after hunting down on some MIA packages with Canada Post and UPS. So here’s a small collection of photos that we have taken over the past few weeks of some of our components.

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Custom power adapter for cameraTrimble GPS moduleSCP1000 Barometric Pressure SensorDigi XTend UHF RS232 moduleTelit GSM moduleRadar reflectorOur baby, the Project IRIS Spaceflight Instrumentation ModuleLots of room to place our componentsOur PCB lines up perfectly with the Colibri board :) Just needs the connectors in now

More to come…

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Antenna Testing

It’s been a while since we posted anything on the website because we’ve been working hard to put all of our components together. Here’s a video of us testing our parabolic dipole antenna that we are going to be mounting aboard the first assembly! This design gave us about a 9 dB gain when we tested over a more reasonable distance on campus. :)

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