Jim 'Slim' Mimlitz

Jim ‘Slim’ Mimlitz, SCADAmetrics

A SCADAmetrics Bell-202 Modem was recently deployed in support of a successful high-altitude research mission launched from Svalbard, Norway — led by the New Mexico State University Physical Science Laboratory.

B202 Modem with the High-Altitude Balloon Payload in the Background.

B202 Modem with the High-Altitude Balloon Payload in the Background.

The New Mexico State University Physical Science Laboratory (PSL) is a world-recognized leader in sub-orbital platforms, information modeling for predictive decision-making, specialized intelligence community support, advanced NASA scientific exploration and experimentation, homeland security sensing and detection technologies, and advanced weapons and countermeasures development and testing.

NMSU Professor Andrew Denney utilized the SCADAmetrics Model B202 to replace a telemetry modem that was based upon the legacy TCM3105 chipset, which is no longer manufactured. SCADAmetrics’ modern design incorporates the CML Micro MX614 chipset, which is an updated version of the TCM3105 — and it is readily available.

Included below are project photos that were generously shared by Dr. Denney:

Svalbard Archipelago, Norway – Located Near the Arctic Circle.

Svalbard is a Natural Habitat for Many Arctic Species, including the Polar Bear.

Retired Russian Coal Mine “Arktik Ugol” (“Arctic Coal”) — Spitsbergen Island.

B202 Modem Serving As a Component of the Ground Station Telemetry Communication System.

High-Altitude Balloon Payload.

High-Altitude (Sub-Orbital) Balloon Launch.

Are you interested in including the SCADAmetrics Bell-202 Modem in your Radio Telemetry or SCADA System?  Give us a call, and we’ll be glad to discuss the possibilities in detail!

Jim 'Slim' Mimlitz

About Jim 'Slim' Mimlitz

Licensed Professional Electrical Engineer @ SCADAmetrics. Specialties: Connecting Flow Meters with SCADA, Telemetry, and Building Automation Systems. Electronic Circuit Design, Software Development.

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