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We are currently launching Class 2 rockets (K-Impulse limit) at Purdy Sod Farm South. We welcome all fliers — low, mid, and high power, commercial and research — on all days we launch. So whether you’re a born-again old timer, a new rocketeer, or just interested in seeing some amazing flights, take some time and visit us during a launch event. You will find that certain Midwest hospitality...
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Since 1963 the Northern Illinois Rocketry Association (NIRA) has been bringing together rocket hobbyists from all over the greater Chicago area. Throughout the year our members participate in regular monthly meetings, club launches, and a variety of special activities. We range in age from the young to the young at heart, and include beginners as well as dedicated hobbyists with over 35 years...
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Wildman Rocketry is your best source for rocket supplies, rocket motors, and rocket kits for Tripoli, NAR, Team America (TARC), IREC, and NASA SLI hobby flying. Wildman Rocketry has been serving the rocketry community since 2004. With a full line of rocket kits, motors, recovery gear, and...
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Very clearly a “low-power” event, but that’s why we were there. Boy Scout Troop 399, from the Creedmoor Road section of Raleigh, was on hand this weekend, and some of the people I will list here are members of that troop, but a lot of families showed up all morning long, and Dave Morey and I were...
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The motivation for the circuits and software you will find on this site is our loosely-knit group's shared interest in hobby rocketry. This very brief Ted presentation by Steve Jurvetson quickly conveys at least part of why we do this. John Coker has published an excellent overview of hobby...
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What a great July launch we had! The weather cooperated with very light to no “W” and temps in the high 90’s. There was as a total of 143 flights. Congratulations to the four successful Level 1 certifications, five Level 2 and a beautiful Level 3 cert flight on an M1939 by John Williams. Payton Kramer’s hybrid rocket “Wasting Dad’s Money While I can” flew flawlessly on an Contrail M1491! There...
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Within these pages are some tips and techniques on how to record your High Power Rockets on video or images. The methods presented here are completely automated. Once the countdown has begun and the launch button is pushed, nothing else is required by the rocketeer. All recordings, the rocket tracking methods, even the launching the rocket itself, requires no further input from the rocketeer....
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BayouRat Rocketry Inovative Products For Rocketry Featuring the Micro Keychain Rocket Cam. A complete camera system including the Micro SD card. Camera - Micro SD Card - USB Cable. #16 808 HD Camera as shown on the RC Forum and the Lohr web site 1/4 CMOS WXGA HD Sensor / H.264/AVC1 DSP / 512M DDR2 Rechargeable LIPO Battery (250mah), with Battery Charger Manage IC Video: 720P HD H.264/AVC1 video...
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The largest rockets built with commercially manufactured motors and sanctioned by national organizations are classified as "High-Power Rockets". Rocket motors used in this class range from `H` through `O` in size and are almost always the reloadable type. The largest manufacturers of high-power kits are LOC/Precision and Public Missiles, Ltd., although there are several other companies making...
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