BeeLine Transmitter Released June 22, 2005 Web posted at: 1:06 PM EDT
(ROL Newswire) -- BigRedBee is pleased to announce the release of their new radio tracking beacon specifically designed for rocketry use! The BeeLine Transmitter is fully user programmable and can be set to any frequency in the 70cm amateur radio band.
The +12dbm output can easily track a rocket more than five miles in the air and two miles on the ground. The rechargeable lithium polymer battery lasts over 48 hours. The entire unit measures less than 1" x 2", fits inside a 29mm body tube, and weighs less than 1 oz including battery.
No dedicated receiver is required; simply use any 70cm FM handheld radio or scanner and an easy to make Yagi antenna. Package deal including transmitter, PC serial interface, rechargeable battery and charger is priced at less than $100. Additional transmitters can be purchased separately.
BigRedBee will only sell the BeeLine Transmitter to licensed Ham Radio Operators. Please provide your call sign when ordering.
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