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[aprssig] APRS Glider packages

Stephen H. Smith wa8lmf2 at aol.com
Fri Jul 17 16:16:54 UTC 2009


Robert Bruninga wrote:
> I
>
> When dropped from a balloon, each one would glide itself to its
> assigned GPS delivery address.  A GPS, a uP, some tiny
> actuators, and I would think you could put this into something
> the size of a toilet paper tube.  With short stubby wings.
>
> A great student project...
> Of course, APRS would track the success of these...
> So much fun, so little time.
> They would have to be lightweight and "bounceable" so that they
> bounce right off of windshields and leave no mark on someones
> hood...
>
>   

Sounds like a civilian version of a JDAM smart bomb kit to me.....


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