rec.models.rockets FAQ Part 03 - Rocketry on the Internet

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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:

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3.2 What is available from the r.m.r archive?

The r.mr. archive used to be the 'official' archive site for rocketry-related materials submitted by r.m.r contributors. The archive has been static for 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, logos, etc.

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

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3.3 How do I upload files to the r.m.r. archive?

At this time, you can't. This will change soon.

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3.4 I have read-only access to r.m.r. Is there any way I can still post articles to the newsgroup?

Try

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3.5 What are some neat rocketry web pages to check out? *** IMPORTANT ROCKETRY WEB SITES ***

HTML version of the entire FAQ:

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ROCKETRY ONLINE

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Rocketry Online is a comprehensive web site for everything to do with rocketry and the Internet.

NAR - The National Association of Rocketry home page

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Home page for the worlds largest and oldest consumer rocketry organization.

TRA - Tripoli Rocketry Association

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Official home page of the Tripoli Rocketry Association

CAR - Canadian Association of Rocketry

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Home page of the Canadian Association of Rocketry. Check out what's happening north of the U.S.

UKRA - United Kingdom Rocketry Association

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Home page for the United Kingdom's largest consumer rocketry organization.

European Model Rocketry

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Comprehensive Web site for rocketry in Europe.

New Zealand Rocketry Association

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Home page for the New Zealand Rocketry Association.

SAMROC - South Africa Model Rocket Club

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*** ROCKETRY CLUB HOME PAGES BY STATE ***

ALABAMA HARA: Huntsville Area Rocketry Association, NAR Section 403

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ARIZONA Arizona High Power Rocketry Association

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SARA: Southern Arizona Rocket Association, NAR Section 545

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SSS: Superstition Spacemodeling Society - Tripoli Phoenix

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CALIFORNIA AEROPAC: Association of Experimental Rocketry of the Pacific

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BAYNAR: NAR Section 359

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DART: Diego Area Rocket Team

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LUNAR: Livermore Unit of the NAR, NAR Section 534

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ROC: Rocketry Organization of California - Tripoli Anaheim

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SCRA: Southern California Rocket Assoc., NAR Section 430

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COLORADO COSROCS: Colorado Rocket Society, NAR Section 515

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Colorado Rocketry Association of Space Hobbyists - CRASH

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CONNECTICUT CATO: CATO Rocketry Club, NAR Section 581

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CTRA/NARCONN

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FLORIDA Florida Spacemodeling Association

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Spaceport Rocketry Association, NAR Section 342

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THOR - Tampa/Hillsborough Organization of Rocketry

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GEORGIA Southern Area Rocketry

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ILLINOIS CIA: Central Illinois Aerospace, NAR Section 527

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NIRA: Northern Illinois Rocketry Assocation, NAR Section 117

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INDIANA Rocketeers of Central Indiana

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SCAM: Summit City Aerospace Modelers, NAR Section 282

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Launch Crue - Holland, IN

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KANSAS K.L.O.U.D.Busters Inc., TRA Prefect

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KENTUCKY Kentuckiana Rocketry Association

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MARYLAND - WASHINGTON DC NAR Headquarters AeroModelers Society, NAR Section 139

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Tripoli Maryland

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MASSACHUSETTS CMASS: Central Massachusetts Spacemodeling Society, NAR Section 464

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MICHIGAN Huron Valley Rocket Society

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MISSOURI St. Louis Rocketry Association

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NEW JERSEY

Garden State Spacemodeling Society

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Tripoli North Jersey

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Southern Jersey Area Rocket Society

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NEW YORK ASTRE: Albany-Schenectady-Troy Rocket Enthusiasts of New York, Section 471 of the NAR

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MARS: Monroe Astronautical Rocketry Society Section 136 of the NAR

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LIARS: Long Island Advanced Rocketry Society, TRA Prefecture 29, and the North Shore Section 142 of the NAR

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Buffalo Rocket Society - Tripoli Western NY

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OHIO Northern Ohio's Tri City Sky Busters, NAR Section 535
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Northeastern Ohio's Mantua Township Missile Agency, NAR Section 606

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Queen City Area Rocket Klub - QUARK

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Toledo Area Rocketry Society

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OKLAHOMA Oklahoma Tripoli

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PENNSYLVANIA Pittsburgh Space Command, NAR Section 473

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Southern Pennsylvania Area Association of Rocketry

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Blastoff Rocket Club - Erie

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SOUTH CAROLINA Tripoli South Carolina

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TEXAS DARS: Dallas Area Rocket Society, NAR Section 308

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AARG: Austin Area Rocketry Group

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NHRC: NASA/Houston Rocket Club, NAR Section 365, TRA 002

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UTAH UROC: Utah Rocketry Club

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VIGINIA NOVAAR: Northern Virginia Area Association of Rocketry

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WEST VIRGINIA West Virginia Society of Amateur Rocketry

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WISCONSIN Wisconsin Organization of Spacemodeling Hobbyists - WOOSH

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*** 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.

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BATF

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BATF "Orange Book" A scanned copy of the BATF non-copyrighted book titled, "ATF - Explosives Law and Regulation,"

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Certified Motor Listings NAR Standards and Testing Committee

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Tripoli Motor Testing
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Cineroc Sites Places were you can find stuff about the old Estes Cineroc movie camera

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Competition Rocketry

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Early Space Flight John Sisson of UC Irvine has created terrific web page about early visions of spaceflight, including material from Ley, Disney, and our own G. Harry Stine.

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Electronics and Rocketry Ed's web site devoted to electronics used in consumer rocketry. Currently has VCP files and information about Taniwha Flight Computers

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FAA Form 7711-2 Application for Certificate of Waiver downloadable/printable copy of Form 7711-2

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Model/High Power Rocketry Motor Dimensions

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Model Rocket Drag Analysis John DeMar's R&D report containing useful CD data

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National Fire Protection Association

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Northeast Regional Contest Board page

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Old Rockets, Old Rocketeers, Nostalgia

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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.

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VCP Software Archive Official site for Gary Crowell's CP/CG Calculator. Stabilize your designs!

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Water Rockets Gary Ensmenger's Water Rocket Playground:

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Yahoo -

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The above is a great starting point and has a large number of pointers to other rocketry sites.

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This is the rocketry page of Sven Knudson. He has the most up-to-date HTML version of the rec.models.rockets FAQ. He also has great rocketry pages and the rec.models.scale FAQ.

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