Rocketry Festival 2017 will be held July 29 (Saturday) through August 4th (Friday), 2017.

NARAM 2017 Contest Director is Robert Alway.

Events at Rocketry festival 2017:

  • NARAM 59
  • Week-long Sport Launch (15,000′ Waiver)
  • 2017 FAI Tryouts & Can-AM Cup (Click HERE to go to Can Am Cup information)
  • Carnival Launch (launch and win a prize!)
  • Horizontal Super Roc (12″ min diameter H & I Motor)
  • Odd Roc Contest (all motor sizes)
  • High Power Set Altitude (420 meters)
  • Swamp GAs Night Launch
  • Imagination Celebration 2017
  • R.I.P. Pink Book Launch (Bring a pink rocket to launch)
  • NARAM 59 Themed Launches: Sputnik- 1957 and Apollo 7- 1967)

 

The launch site will be Muskegon County Wastewater treatment facility, at the same site as NARAM-54.

15,000 Foot waiver!

 

Communication:

Bring your FRS Radios! Our public address system is based on the FRS band of walkie-talkies. If you have any FRS radios, bring them along so you cans keep track of the launch announcements from anywhere in the area.

FRS radio channels 6, 7 and 8 are Event staff channels, do not broadcast on these channels.

  • Channel 6: Contest Director
  • Channel 7: Sport Range PA channel
  • Channel 8: Contest Range PA Channel

 

Certifications:

Staff on hand will be able to Certify L1 and L2 flights for both NAR and Tripoli. L3CC and TAP members are planning to be at the launch but it is the L3 candidate’s responsibility to contact your L3CC or TAP member to arrange to have your L3 citification flight properly documented and witnessed.

 

Pets Are Welcome!

All doggies are welcome, but must be on a leash at all times!

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Rocketry festival 2017 is hosted by:

Southwest Michigan Association of Spacemodeling Hobbyists (SMASH)

SMASH Club Logo

Muskegon Michigan Area Rocketry (MMAR)

MMAR Logo

Rocketry Festival 2017 Program

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