The Random Walk

A 20 dton Ship's Boat


'The Random Walk' is a 20 ton Weber class ship's boat with a 20AV crystaliron, streamlined, lifting-body hull. She is equipped with CG for landing and lifting, HePLaR for matching vectors in deep space, and Stutter drives for rapid insystem movement. 'The Random Walk' accomidates a crew of 2 (pilot and sensor operator), 6 dtons of cargo, and 6 passengers in short duration seating. She is also armed with 1 low power G-laser weapon system for self defense.

Deckplan:

Performance ratings:

  Drive Ratings
              Loaded    Unloaded   Notes
  CG.........1.5 m/s....36.7 m/s...Full power within 1 diameter of a
                                   planet; half power within 10 dia.

  HEPlaR.....3.7 m/s.....4.7 m/s...Enough fuel for a 100dV change in
                                   vector; dangerous to use in an
                                   atmosphere.

  Stutter...2500 km/s...3000 km/s..Doesn't work in an atmosphere;
                                   doesn't change true vector of the
                                   vehicle, just position.
  Comm ratings 
   Range   Close  Short    Effective  Long   V.Long  Extreme
 =============================================================
 Radio     38 Mkm  75 Mkm    1 AU     2 AU    4 AU    8 AU
 Laser     75 Kkm 150 Kkm  300 Kkm  600 Kkm  1.2Mkm  1.6 AU

  Sensor ratings
 AEMS [8S-4MW] (ranges in 30,000 km hexes)
  Detect    8      16         32       64     128      256
  Resolve   4       8         16       32      64      128

 PEMS [8S]     (ranges in 30,000 km hexes)
  Detect    4       8         16       32      64      128
  Resolve   2       4          8       16      32       64