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PocketQubes invade Hackaday Competition

29 Sep 2014, 10:53 UTC
PocketQubes invade Hackaday Competition
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PocketQubes have been growing in numbers in recent months and nowhere is this clearer than in ‘Hack-A-Day Prize’ competition. We have highlighted 3 PQ related projects going for gold and a trip to space.

TRSi Satellite

From the team behind the 1p WREN PocketQube now in orbit, TRSi is the follow up which is aimed to be a stackable PQ, a bit like an oversized sprite. The idea is that multiple of these satellites on a chip could stacked one on top of the other, allowing the launch costs to be shared amongst many parties. The TRSi is an impressively compact design and Paul has blogged a lot of detail so anyone can follow their progress online.

Link https://hackaday.io/project/2915-TRSI-PocketQub-Satellite

QubeCast Max (OzQube-1)

The Qubecast Max board is the guts of the Ozqube satellite, Australia's first foray into PocketQube. QubeCast Max is a high powered radio module for PocketQube Satellites, HAB payloads, or anything that needs a small radio transceiver. The board conforms to the PQ60 standard for PocketQube electronics, so should be compatible with other peoples boards.

Link: http://hackaday.io/project/1726-QubeCast-Max

PocketQube Ion Drive

The third PQ related project is the PocketQube Ion Drive. The project ...

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