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Jenner “Wicker” Hanni
Works at Astronics Max-Viz
Attended Portland State University
Lives in Portland, OR
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Took advantage of the weather and made it to Cape Lookout this weekend.
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I spent Friday with the PSAS/ME Capstone Rocket Airframe team. So cool.
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Belated photos from our distance wifi (DxWiFi) flight test on February 2nd. We flew north out of Troutdale via Mt St Helens to the edge of Seattle airspace while trying to maintain a good WiFi link to a ground team at Rocky Butte. Our furthermost packet puts us just north of Morton, WA, at 124km ground distance. (!)
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Hardware test. Simple Arduino sketch powering a single RC 550 DC motor with the Pololu VNH5019 Shield and a three-wire RadioShack servo with the ServoTimer2 library. The car is a gutted IMX/Imex 1/10 scale Firefox RC car. Kudos to +Adafruit Industries for getting me out of the gate with the Motor Shield pack. This motor just ended up drawing a little more than three amps.
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+Eric Ward and I started our rocket kits last weekend. He's got an Excel Plus and I've got the Sentinel, both from Binder Designs.
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The other project this week -- I won't be around for the soldering and the actual testing when they squish the airframe tubes we made on Friday so I hope everything turned out all right. Ten boards, ten bamboo carrier boards, and some stencils.
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It snowed so I went for a walk in the Tualatin Wildlife Refuge. I make it there about once a week but seeing it in the snow was neat. Tons of birds, all diligently foraging.
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Finally got some air time in this weekend as a passenger in a friend's Piper Clipper out of Lenhardt Air Park in Oregon. Beautiful weekend to be over the valley.
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Awesome!  Looks like it was a great day.  Thanks for sharing!
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My first high-powered rocket. This is the 38mm Sentinel from Binder Designs. My 12-year old self would be deeply ashamed of my 28-year old self's epoxy and spray paint skills.
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I am loving this Fuji X-100S.
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Work
Occupation
Electrical Engineer
Employment
  • Astronics Max-Viz
    Electrical Engineer, 2013 - present
  • Portland State University
    Lab Manager, Grader, 2012 - 2013
  • Insitu
    Systems Engineering Intern, 2012 - 2012
  • Google Summer of Code 2012
    Student Embedded Software Developer, 2012 - 2012
  • Saturday Academy
    Instructor, Aeronautics Class, 2011 - 2011
  • Lincoln High School
    Robotics Team Assistant Coach, 2010 - 2011
  • U.S. Marine Corps
    Aviation Electrician, 2004 - 2009
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Currently
Portland, OR
Previously
Yuma, AZ - Cherry Point, NC - Parris Island, SC - Forest Grove, OR - Troutdale, OR - Pensacola, FL - Al Asad, Iraq - USS Tarawa
Story
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airplanes, space, rockets, robots, linux and two cats
Introduction
I'm an airplane geek into avionics. I grew up in Portland, Oregon, where I'm living while I finish grad school.

I did five years in the Marines in Yuma, Arizona, deployed once to Iraq and once on the USS Tarawa, got a bachelor's, joined EAA and 99s, got a pilot's license, got an aviation electrician certification, helped build airplanes, got out of the Marines and came back to Portland. 

Now I'm getting my Master's in Electrical/Computer Engineering at Portland State. I'm a member of the Portland State Aerospace Society.

I was a member of the Autonomous Vehicles Team and the IEEE-Robotics and Automation student chapter.

I'm a hardware geek with an eye for systems-level thinking and just enough programming skills to make things go. I want to build airplanes and spacecraft. I like the level of design where I can see all the potential pieces and I'm most interested in the puzzle of fitting them together. My internship converted me into a fan of model-based systems engineering.

I've done a lot of mentoring/teaching in the last couple years. Taught an eight-week aeronautics class to fourth and fifth graders, assistant coached Lincoln High School's FIRST Robotics team, mentored a couple of specific students. I like teaching and helping people make connections with technical material.

... but really it's all about the air and space for me.
Bragging rights
I can fly!
Education
  • Portland State University
    M.Eng. Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2010 - 2013
  • Old Dominion University
    B.S. Engineering Technology, 2007 - 2009
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
    AMT Type 65 Certificate, 2005 - 2007
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wicker