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high_altitude_balloon [2015/10/25 04:12]
amike
high_altitude_balloon [2015/10/29 15:07] (current)
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       * battery life: 1-3 hours  ​       * battery life: 1-3 hours  ​
   * GPS (100,000 ft capable) - $100   * GPS (100,000 ft capable) - $100
-    * Possible model: ​U-blox NEO-6 series based board+    * U-blox NEO-6 series based board
       *  Arduino GPS board       *  Arduino GPS board
       *  Operational ceiling: 50000m (per datasheet)       *  Operational ceiling: 50000m (per datasheet)
       *  ~$15 on ebay       *  ~$15 on ebay
       *  battery not included       *  battery not included
 +      * Up to 5 Hz sampling rate
       *  [[https://​www.u-blox.com/​sites/​default/​files/​products/​documents/​NEO-6_DataSheet_%28GPS.G6-HW-09005%29.pdf|datasheet]]       *  [[https://​www.u-blox.com/​sites/​default/​files/​products/​documents/​NEO-6_DataSheet_%28GPS.G6-HW-09005%29.pdf|datasheet]]
 +    * [[https://​www.sparkfun.com/​products/​11058|SparkFun Venus GPS breakout board]]
 +        * Another Arduino GPS board (used on [[https://​github.com/​trackuino/​shield|Trackuino]])
 +        * $50
 +        * Supports external SPI data logging (or integrated data logging [[https://​www.sparkfun.com/​products/​10920|for $10 more]])
 +        * No operational ceiling as long as speed does not exceed 515 m/s
 +        * Up to 20 Hz sampling rate
 +        * [[http://​cdn.sparkfun.com/​datasheets/​Sensors/​GPS/​Venus/​638/​doc/​Venus638FLPx_DS_v07.pdf|datasheet]]
   * TX radio - APRS - $75   * TX radio - APRS - $75
   * Cellular backup - $50   * Cellular backup - $50
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