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Intuicom Provides Official Distance Data for 2012 National Punkin Chunkin Event Print E-mail
Written by Intuicom   
Saturday, 17 November 2012

Bridgeport, Del. (November 19, 2012) – The National Punkin Chunkin contest takes its distance measurements seriously, using RTK correction data to provide extreme accuracy at the annual event. Intuicom, Inc., a leading provider of wireless data solutions for the survey, precision agriculture, and machine control markets, provided the key communications link for these measurements through their RTK Bridge™ product.

The National Punkin Chunkin is an annual charity event held outside of Bridgeport, Delaware where teams compete to see who can hurl a pumpkin the farthest using a variety of homemade contrivances.

With 115 competing teams using air cannons, catapults, centrifugal, human-powered and torsion machines, the Intuicom RTK Bridge was kept busy obtaining RTK corrections to provide measurements accurate to within an inch. Top honors this year was a distance of 3,887.92 feet.

This is the second consecutive year Intuicom has donated use of their pioneering RTK Bridge product to help with official distance measurements.

About Intuicom, Inc.
Intuicom provides wireless data solutions designed to satisfy the most demanding requirements for long-range remote or mobile device networking. Intuicom provides unsurpassed performance and flexibility. Founded in 1999, with headquarters in Boulder, Colorado, Intuicom solutions enhance applications including precision GPS, traffic control, transportation, and automation. Find out more at www.intuicom.com.

About Punkin Chunkin
The World Championship Punkin Chunkin Association (WCPCA) is a trademark nonprofit that raises money for scholarships, as well as organizations that benefit youth and the local community. Their signature pumpkin-launching event fuels innovative engineering and science-based solutions.

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