Random interesting links

Map of real-time and historical electricity and natural gas exchange between Denmark and neighbours, and use in Denmark.

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Was looking for kite radio repeaters.
http://www.allsopp.co.uk/index.php?mod=page&id_pag=45

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https://energy.mit.edu/about/

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Airborne… wind… POWEEEEEER!
I’ll show myself out
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Not awes but aerospace pioneering

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2011 forum discussion:

http://www.nearzero.org/discussion/AirborneWind

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From this device one can deduce a mean to scale AWES versions without too much weight penalty: connecting numerous rings with the shown hinges and suspension lines. And using unities within a farm in bumper mode, maximizing the space.

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Some more on that:

@tallakt talked about rigid wings and adding control surfaces elsewhere. You can see that implemented here.

Related perhaps: Introduction to Control Line Flying | Control Line Wired For Excitement I thought I posted this before, maybe not. Edit, see: Theoretical drag of a Tether

And: torqueless rotors (at 41:30).

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