Today I decided to test the motor for my new rocket “Elke-2″. Since the airframe is almost complete (I have yet to troubleshoot the ejection mechanism), I have been thinking about launching the rocket without static testing the motor. Launching on an untested motor will of course risk destroying the complete rocket, including the […]
I have incorporated wireless remote control in my rocket launch box, using ’s kits K8059 (transmitter) and K8057 (receiver). Obviously I would like to get as much separation as possible from the rocket as it is launched (and potentially explodes). The K8059 kit has a standard open field range of 30m, which ideally would have to be increased to 200m. This modification describes the changes that have to be made to the transmitter to increase its range.