Archive for March, 2007

Test expedition in Sarek North Sweden

Wednesday, March 14th, 2007

Tent in snow in SarekFrom 14-March 2007 till 31-March 2007.

Testing kites and satellite communication systems

Sunday, March 11th, 2007

Testing Satallite phones

Just before we are leaving to North Sweden, we tested the kites and telephone system. We decide to take two different satellite phones with us: the Iridium and BGAN. Also the kites are tested from the smallest of 2m² to the biggest one of 15m². Now we are ready to go. Sweden here we come.

Picking up of the kites

Friday, March 2nd, 2007

Picking up kites at VliegeropPim and Edwer went to the Hague to pick up some kites. Vliegerop supplied  us with three kites: 2 Bombas 15m² en 17m²) and one experimental model (13m²).