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Telemetry System

  1. Q: How do we have to install the Joulemeter (input/output)
    1. A: See Pre-Event Installation or the Quickstartguide

  2. Q: How to install the Liquid Flowmeter
    1. A: See Pre-Event Installation or the Quickstartguide

  3. Q: How can I see the battery status of the Joulemeter
    1. A: Is shown on the display during Joulemeter power on in voltage (4.2V full / 3.7V need to charge)

  4. Q: Will the data from the telemetry system be available to us?
    1. A: Yes, teams receive an URL together with the telemetry equipment.

  5. Q: Can we install a separate battery just for the telemtry system?
    1. A: Not necessary, you receive a separate battery for the telemetry system.

  6. Q: How to install the relays / kill switch?
    1. A: Check Pre-Event Guide, Quickstart Guide

  7. Q: Where to place the Joulemeter in ICE vehicles?
    1. A: See installation guide on Student Portal (WIKI)

  8. Q: Where to place the fuse in ICE vehicles?
    1. A: See installation guide on Student Portal (WIKI)

  9. Q: What does the LED status of the OBC/POD mean?
    1. A: See Pre-Distribution Briefing. If there is an other pattern than described in the Pre-Distribution Briefing, see the Telemetry Team for further details.


  1. Q: Where do we get brake fluid
    1. A: E-Shop on site

  2. Q: Where do we get engine oil
    1. A: Distribution desk

  3. Q: Can we have a little bit of fuel to test the engine?
    1. A: Go to fuel station at Technical Inspection

  4. Q: Where can I buy fuel tanks and tires?
    1. A: There is a Supply Shop at the Student Lounge


  1. Q: How to fill out the Technical Inspection Checklist (Selfcheck)?
    1. A: Teams fill out [YES] or [NO], the checklist is for the teams to know they are ready for inspection

  2. Q: Do the main driver and backup driver have to do the inspection separate or can they go together?
    1. A: They should come together, both drivers need to be checked on safety belts and other items. Only drivers which pass inspection with the vehicle are allowed to go on the track

  3. Q: Our battery is not arrived yet, can we queue for the inspection without it and install it as soon as it arrives?
    1. A: No

  4. Q: Do we need a red light starter?
    1. A: yes

  5. Q: Do we have to wear the yellow wests for the inspection? who has to wear it (driver, manager)?
    1. A: No

  6. Q: Is there a buggy tour for the drivers to see the track? When? Where?
    1. A: No

  7. Q: How long is the Technical Inspection open?
    1. A: Read in Handbook, check with Tech. Team Manager

  8. Q: What happens with the cars at inspection or in the queue when the Technical Inspection is closing?
    1. A: Team number will be noted, come back next morning or when Technical Inspection is reopened and inspection will go ahead

  9. Q: Information about schedule, showers, infos, eating
    1. A: Pit-Stop

  10. Q: Where is the welding shop?
    1. A: The welding shop is located in the fire station. The fire station is located in the first building outside the tent.

  11. Q: What tooling is allowed in the paddock?
    1. A: Small tools like hand drilling machines ok, but no bigger ones or grinders (safety issue)

  12. Q: I have lost my pre-event documents, how to get them?
    1. A: QR-Codes

  13. Q: Where to get the sticker that allows us to enter the track?
    1. A: There are two stickers you need for the competition. One is for safety and the other is technical. Both are provided when you complete Tech Inspection.

  14. Q: Can we go to trial races without the telemetry system?
    1. A: No

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faq/faq.txt · Last modified: 2019/04/03 03:22 by Christoph Zingg