Last-modified: 2002 May 29
Rec.Models.Rockets Frequently Asked Questions: PART 3 OF 14
ROCKETRY ON THE INTERNET
3.1 How do I get to the r.m.r archive site?
The old Sunsite rec.models.rockets archive has not been active since
sometime in 1999. The archives are now part of the ibilio.org domain:
3.2 What is available from the r.m.r archive?
The r.mr. archive used to be the 'official' archive site for
materials submitted by r.m.r contributors. The archive has been
the past few years. The archive still has a number of useful
files. The following are some of the subdirectories of the archive,
and a brief description of what is in them.
ARTICLES - documents. Informative how-to articles, and other text.
BATF - BATF information
CATALOGS - manufacturer catalogs (a few might actually be current)
CYBERROC - various software for rocketry, including VCP
DIGITRAK - a directory for DigiTrak rocket flight modeling software
ELECTRONICS - rocketry electronics
FAA - FAA information
GRAPHICS - pictures of rockets, launches, and people, scale data,
LISTS - certified motor lists, club listings
PLANS - rocket plans, including old kit plans and decal scans
PROGRAMS - rocketry software, including tracking software and propep
PROGRAMS.MAC - rocketry software for the Mac
PROGRAMS1 - more rocketry software
PROGRAMS2 - even more rocketry software
PROGRAMS3 - yet even more rocketry software
PROGRAMS4 - lots more rocketry software - Go Nuts!
R.M.R_POSTINGS - an archive of every r.m.r. posting since late Nov. 1991
RASP - a directory for RASP rocket flight modeling software (PC and Mac)
RMRFAQ - the r.m.r. FAQ
ROCKetCAD - demo CAD software for rockets
SOUNDS - .WAV and Macintosh System 7 sound files of launches
Winroc - a directory for WinRoc rocket flight modeling software
3.3 How do I upload files to the r.m.r. archive?
At this time, you can't. This will change soon.
3.4 I have read-only access to r.m.r. Is there any way I can still post
articles to the newsgroup?
3.5 What are some neat rocketry web pages to check out?
*** IMPORTANT ROCKETRY WEB SITES ***
HTML version of the entire FAQ:
Rocketry Online is a comprehensive web site for everything to do
rocketry and the Internet.
NAR - The National Association of Rocketry home page
Home page for the worlds largest and oldest consumer rocketry
TRA - Tripoli Rocketry Association
Official home page of the Tripoli Rocketry Association
CAR - Canadian Association of Rocketry
Home page of the Canadian Association of Rocketry. Check out
happening north of the U.S.
UKRA - United Kingdom Rocketry Association
Home page for the United Kingdom's largest consumer rocketry
European Model Rocketry
Comprehensive Web site for rocketry in Europe.
New Zealand Rocketry Association
Home page for the New Zealand Rocketry Association.
SAMROC - South Africa Model Rocket Club
*** ROCKETRY CLUB HOME PAGES BY STATE ***
HARA: Huntsville Area Rocketry Association, NAR Section 403
Arizona High Power Rocketry Association
SARA: Southern Arizona Rocket Association, NAR Section 545
SSS: Superstition Spacemodeling Society - Tripoli Phoenix
AEROPAC: Association of Experimental Rocketry of the Pacific
BAYNAR: NAR Section 359
DART: Diego Area Rocket Team
LUNAR: Livermore Unit of the NAR, NAR Section 534
ROC: Rocketry Organization of California - Tripoli Anaheim
SCRA: Southern California Rocket Assoc., NAR Section 430
COSROCS: Colorado Rocket Society, NAR Section 515
Colorado Rocketry Association of Space Hobbyists - CRASH
CATO: CATO Rocketry Club, NAR Section 581
Florida Spacemodeling Association
Spaceport Rocketry Association, NAR Section 342
THOR - Tampa/Hillsborough Organization of Rocketry
Southern Area Rocketry
CIA: Central Illinois Aerospace, NAR Section 527
NIRA: Northern Illinois Rocketry Assocation, NAR Section 117
Rocketeers of Central Indiana
SCAM: Summit City Aerospace Modelers, NAR Section 282
Launch Crue - Holland, IN
K.L.O.U.D.Busters Inc., TRA Prefect
Kentuckiana Rocketry Association
MARYLAND - WASHINGTON DC
NAR Headquarters AeroModelers Society, NAR Section 139
CMASS: Central Massachusetts Spacemodeling Society, NAR
Huron Valley Rocket Society
St. Louis Rocketry Association
Garden State Spacemodeling Society
Tripoli North Jersey
Southern Jersey Area Rocket Society
ASTRE: Albany-Schenectady-Troy Rocket Enthusiasts of New York,
Section 471 of the NAR
MARS: Monroe Astronautical Rocketry Society
Section 136 of the NAR
LIARS: Long Island Advanced Rocketry Society, TRA
and the North Shore Section 142 of the NAR
Buffalo Rocket Society - Tripoli Western NY
Northern Ohio's Tri City Sky Busters, NAR Section 535
Northeastern Ohio's Mantua Township Missile Agency, NAR
Queen City Area Rocket Klub - QUARK
Toledo Area Rocketry Society
Pittsburgh Space Command, NAR Section 473
Southern Pennsylvania Area Association of Rocketry
Blastoff Rocket Club - Erie
Tripoli South Carolina
DARS: Dallas Area Rocket Society, NAR Section 308
AARG: Austin Area Rocketry Group
NHRC: NASA/Houston Rocket Club, NAR Section 365, TRA 002
UROC: Utah Rocketry Club
NOVAAR: Northern Virginia Area Association of Rocketry
West Virginia Society of Amateur Rocketry
Wisconsin Organization of Spacemodeling Hobbyists - WOOSH
*** WEB SITES OF GENERAL INTEREST TO ROCKETRY ***
Apollo-Saturn Reference Page
John Duncan's guide to the Saturn V and Saturn 1b, with loads of
scale data for the modeler.
BATF "Orange Book"
A scanned copy of the BATF non-copyrighted book titled,
"ATF - Explosives Law and Regulation,"
Certified Motor Listings
NAR Standards and Testing Committee
Tripoli Motor Testing
Places were you can find stuff about the old Estes Cineroc
Early Space Flight
John Sisson of UC Irvine has created terrific web page about early
visions of spaceflight, including material from Ley, Disney,
own G. Harry Stine.
Electronics and Rocketry
Ed's web site devoted to electronics used in consumer rocketry.
Currently has VCP files and information about Taniwha Flight
FAA Form 7711-2 Application for Certificate of Waiver
downloadable/printable copy of Form 7711-2
Model/High Power Rocketry Motor Dimensions
Model Rocket Drag Analysis
John DeMar's R&D report containing useful CD data
National Fire Protection Association
Northeast Regional Contest Board page
Old Rockets, Old Rocketeers, Nostalgia
rec.models.rockets Design Contest Homepage
Enter your rocket design in the ongoing r.m.r. Design Contest!
Winners receive prizes from generous r.m.r. readers.
VCP Software Archive
Official site for Gary Crowell's CP/CG Calculator.
Stabilize your designs!
Gary Ensmenger's Water Rocket Playground:
The above is a great starting point and has a large number of
to other rocketry sites.
This is the rocketry page of Sven Knudson.
He has the most up-to-date HTML version of the
He also has great rocketry pages and the rec.models.scale FAQ.
Copyright (c) 1996-2002 Wolfram von Kiparski, editor.
Refer to Part 00 for the full copyright notice.
- posted 9 years ago