Well I apparently shot us in the foot. My last post discussed how it was fully summertime here in Australia; however, as soon as we arrived onsite here at CCO we were met by rain. It has now been raining for the past two days along with some thunder and lighting coming around tonight! Good … More EGTN November Trip Update 5 – Where’s summer?
After a successful trip outside of Cape Town, we are on to the next installation. Trent went home following the South Africa portion and Max is flying (as I type this) to Australia to join on the second half of the installations this month, I, however, ended up flying directly from South Africa to Australia. … More EGTN November Trip Update 4 – On To Australia!
Trent and I have been rather busy pulling everything together, so this post is a little anticlimactic in I gave it away we are fulling operational here at PTO! When we last touched base, we were well on our way to completing early and we did just that. We arrived back in Cape Town today … More EGTN November Trip Update 3 – PTO Up and Running!
We are safely at the new PTO observatory with a couple days of work under our belt. The builder for this observatory has previously completed a few builds for us in the past, so he was able to prep it beyond what we could have asked for walking in. That allowed us to quickly and … More EGTN South Africa R2 Update 2 – Donkey!
Hello from Heathrow! Trent and I have made it safely on the first leg of our journey and are now sitting in the airport lounge until our flight this evening down to South Africa. As I have done in the past, I will be doing my best to update everyone as we go along with … More EGTN South Africa Trip R2 Update 1 – And We’re Off!
Well the trip is officially a wrap. Max and I are now sitting in Pretoria ahead of our flight tomorrow out of Johannesburg. Everything at LTO went very smoothly, just a decent level of work as we effectively reinstalled all 9 sensors that are in there now. With the work completed, everything is now up … More EGTN South Africa Update 8 – All Dusted and Sorted
Hi everyone! Yes, we are still alive just been trotting around South Africa and fighting without decent internet. I’m finally at a spot with a good connection and taking a little bit of time this morning to upload pictures and get this update to you! We are now safely at our last stop on the … More EGTN South Africa Update 7 – Back To Work
What a busy few days for us here! Last time we talked, Max and I had just arrived at QTO and we were getting settled in the new spot before jumping in to work the next day. After arriving on site the next morning, we started cranking away at the work and realized that we … More EGTN South Africa Update 6 – Back in Civilization