ROL NEWS--Space Warp Technology Releases New Remote Launching System

September 30, 2005 Web posted at: 2:50 PM EDT
(ROL Newswire) -- Space Warp Technology releases a the SWTC9P8 Remote
Launching System which replaces the SWTC8P7 Remote Launching System. The SWTC9P8 is compact, portable, sets up in 3 minutes, can power motorized launch towers, solenoids and store and transports easily. The SWTC9P8 can be activated from as far away as 5 miles line of site with the HAM version and 2 miles line of site with the Non Ham version. The SWTC9P8 comes with:
- Lighted power up key (confirms power to launch system is on). - Rocker switch to turn on/off/reset electronics. - Power to external contacts switch. - Four 30 amp relays. - Two 10 amp relays. - Two external 90 amp relays to power motorized launch equipment. - 12 volt 19 amp/hr battery capable of 100 amp output. - Built in charger with charging light and power cord. - External power contacts for emergency access to battery power. - Built in light to find equipment at night. - 2000 degree heat shield wrapping for O and up launches. - Safety Alert sounds horn which can be heard as far away as 2500 feet for 15 seconds (time user selectable) seconds after arming command sent to arm launch circuits. Note: no power is supplied to launch or power relays until horn ceases. - Receiver and transmitter (Ham and non Ham versions). - Volt meter - Two year warranty.
More details can be found at http://afinow.com/SWT/RC%20Launcher/Launcher.htm .
Source: Space Warp Technology
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What frequecny does the "non-ham" version operate on? The website lacks any details of features.
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The photo at
http://afinow.com/SWT/SWT_images/Labeled%20Front%20Launcher.jpg shows a "Yaesu receiver" so I guess you can pick a frequency on whatever band that receiver supports.
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i'll build you a better one for $500 less
Cripes $1200+ for a single rocket launch controller? My truck doesnt even total up to that much
And Jason, dont you even THINK of making a crack about that

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