Apollo 11 Launch Director's Loop (Reel 1 of 3), July 10 and 16, 1969

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Speaker CVTS: Attention all personnel, this is CVTS. Base vehicle pre-count operations will start mark by mark at B minus 3 D 21 hours and 0 minutes. 5 4 3 2 1 mark. BLTC CVTS clear mobile launchers at zero level for S1C orbits operations.

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Speaker BLTC: CVTS BLTC. Roger wilco.

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Speaker CVTS: Attention all personnel on Fed A, all non-essential personnel are to clear the control area for launch vehicle ordinance operations.

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BPSS CVTS clear all non-essential personnel from in the control area for launch vehicle ordinance operations.

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Speaker CVTS: BTS and MSTC 111
Speaker Carl: Yes, CVTS go

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Speaker CVTS: Roger Carl. At your convenience, we would like to start clearing the control area for the spacecraft heavy ordinance operations. Get your verification that RF sounds is on until T minus 84 hours. And request that you change the service module deluge purge, deluge purge to two switch mode.

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Speaker Carl: Rodge. You do have the hour of silence. That's verified.
Speaker CVTS: Rodger
Speaker Carl: We'll change it, the service module deluge purge in a little bit. As soon as we get a completion from S1C engine ordinance connection.

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Speaker CVTS: Roger. You'll notify us when they're complete.
Speaker Carl: That's affirm. Will do.
Speaker CVTS: Do you have an estimate at this time?
Speaker Carl: It will be approximately five to ten minutes.
Speaker CVTS: Roger. Thank you.

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Speaker STC: CTRS STC. How do you read?
Neil Armstrong: STC. Loud and clear this morning.

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Speaker STC: Good morning, Neil,
Neil Armstrong: Good morning
Speaker STC: Welcome aboard.
Neil Armstrong: It's a good morning

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Speaker STC: Are we [[toppy]]? Neil, let me know when you can verify some switches for me?
Neil Armstrong: Wilco.

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Speaker STC: OK CVR, can you verify those switches now?
Neil Armstrong: Roger.

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Speaker STC: OK, on panel 8 verify float bag 1 2 and 3 are vent.
Neil Armstrong: They are verified and vent

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Speaker STC: THC neutral and locked
Neil Armstrong: Neutral and locked
Speaker STC: Panel 1 verified manual attitude roll is rate command

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Neil Armstrong: Roll rate command
Speaker STC: Pitch excel command
Neil Armstrong: Pitch excel command

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Speaker STC: ER rate
Neil Armstrong: ER rate
Speaker STC: SCS TVC pitching on auto
Neil Armstrong: SCS TVC pitching on auto

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Speaker STC: ELS auto switch on up
Neil Armstrong: ELS is on up
Neil Armstrong: CSM

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Speaker STC: And your event timer reset and start switches should be center
Neil Armstrong: They are center
Speaker STC: All right. Thank you Neil.

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OK. Mike, can you verify some switches for me?
Michael Collins: Yes sir.
Speaker STC: All right on panel 4. SBS gauging switch AC1
Mike Collins: AC1

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Speaker STC: ECS glide call bump select 1AC1.
Michael Collins: 1AC1.
Speaker STC: Panel 3 - VHF antenna select - service module left

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Michael Collins: Service module left
Speaker STC: SPS quantity oxidizer flow valve increase switch normal
Michael Collins: SCS activated flow increase switch normal

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Speaker TC: All right. Your main bus A reset switch should be in center
Michael Collins: OK. Stand by. Main bus A reset is in the center

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Speaker STC: OK SPS hidiam valve 1 should be auto
Michael Collins: Auto auto
Speaker STC: Main bus B reset switch should be center

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Michael Collins: Center
Speaker STC: All right. Back on Panel 3 S ben antenna on the able to Baker

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Michael Collins: SN omni antenna is to Baker
Speaker STC: And D omni
Michael Collins: And D omni

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Speaker STC: VHF Beacon switch off
Michael Collins: Off?

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Speaker STC: Power SCE switch normal And feedback on panel 3, your power SCE should be normal
Michael Collins: Power SCE normal

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Speaker STC: And your AC bus 1 2 reset switches should be center
Michael Collins: Center and center

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Speaker TC: All right. Thank you Mike.
Michael Collins: Yes sir. [[?]]

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Speaker STC: CMP STC how do you read?
Buzz Aldrin: STC CMP loud and clear
Speaker STC: Good morning Buzz

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Buzz Aldrin: Good morning. How are you gentlemen?
Speaker STC: Just fine, thank you. All right CMP, can you hit some switches for me?
Buzz Aldrin: I believe so.

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Speaker STC: All right. On panel 2 your abort system prop switch is on auto
Buzz Aldrin: Roger. [[?]] is on auto.

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Speaker STC: Caution warning boost
Buzz Aldrin: Caution warning on the boost

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Speaker STC: Start your mission timer
Buzz Aldrin: Mission timer is started. Do you want it reset to start?
Speaker STC: No, just go ahead and start it. Oh, it is. Ah. All right, put it to start.

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Buzz Aldrin: Roger. It is started
Speaker STC: OK. Real good. OK. On panel 2 your suit circuit water accum auto switch to position 1
Buzz Aldrin: Roger. Water accum to auto 1

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Speaker CLVM: CLVM.

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Speaker CLTC: Did you pick up the instructions keep the pad safety plate?
Speaker CLVM: Wilco.
Speaker CLTC: C1SB CLTC Will you get the TCSRMP for pad safety?

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Speaker 1: Wilco.
Speaker CLTC: Thank you. BTMC CLTC Will you verify LCCTM check guide equipment ready to support DRS post loop test?

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Speaker BTMC: BMTC verifies
Speaker CLTC: CLTC on 121 will pick up the rain checks approx, approximately 6 or 7 minutes early.

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All DP, CLTC verify all switches in auto positions except PD receiver enabled to off. Set status switch to safe. Status switch to safe.

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Speaker unknown: Verify.
Speaker unknown: Verified.
Speaker T4: T4 verifies.
Speaker T2: T2 verifies.
Speaker T1: T1 verifies.

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Speaker CLTC: T1? All right. VDP's verify SNA safe and receivers PD blocked on.

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Speaker T1: T1 verifies.
Speaker T2: T2 verifies.
Speaker T4: T4 verifies.
Speaker CLTC: CLVN to construct to enable.

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Speaker CLVN: Construct enable.
Speaker CLTC: BTMC TM tape recorder on for DRMC test, test.

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Speaker BTMC: BTMC recorder on.
Speaker CLTC: RSC verify the DRSC recorders on.
Speaker RSC: RSC verifies.
Speaker CLTC: BRFS CLTC sig gen on and verify remote monitor to i-route.

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Speaker BRFS: BRFS verifies.
Speaker CLTC: All DP's, system set switch to off.
Speaker T1: Verify.
Speaker T2: T2 verifies.
Speaker T4: T4 verifies.

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Speaker CLTC: C2MP activate battery B switches as required.
Speaker C2MP: C2MP wilco.
Speaker CLTC: C4MP will you verify at 4 D 20 and 30 battery orders in tolerance?

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Speaker C4MP: C4 verifies.
Speaker CLTC: All DPs receiver internal and verify?
Speaker T1: T1, number 1 to internal, number 2 internal, verify.

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Speaker T2: T2, number 1 to internal, number 2 internal, verify on.
Speaker T4: T4, number 1 internal, number 2 internal, verified on.

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Speaker CLTC: 1, 2 and 4 are F verified are CR vector village are OK.

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Speaker T1: T1 verifies.
Speaker T2: T2 verifies.
Speaker T4: T4 verifies.
Speaker CLTC: BP's verify EBW is external and not charged.

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Speaker T1: T1 verifies.
Speaker T2: T2 verifies.
Speaker T4: T4 verifies.
Speaker CLTC: BP's is center receivers cut off indications go on simultaneously switched EBWs to external then to auto.

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Speaker T1: T1 copies.
Speaker T2: T2 copies.
Speaker T4: T4 copies.
Speaker CLTC: Recorders fast?
Speaker unknown: Recorders fast.

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Speaker CLTC: SRO on your mark then cut off on closed loop link for 3 seconds.
Speaker SRO: Wilco. Stand by 3 - 2 - 1 mark Take it away.

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Speaker CLTC: Recorders slow?
Speaker Unknown: Recorders slow.
Speaker CLTC: BPs verify that EBWs are internal and charged while receivers cut off indications were on.

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Speaker T2: T2 verifies.
Speaker T4: T4 verifies.
Speaker T1: T1 verifies.
Speaker CLTC: EDPs verify EBW is external and not charged.

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Speaker T1: T1.
Speaker T2: T2 verifies.
Speaker C4: T4 verifies.
Speaker CLTC: BPs verify S and A divide safe and receivers PD blocked.

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Speaker T1: T1 verifies.
Speaker T2: T2 verifies.
Speaker T4: T4 verifies.
Speaker CLTC: Recorders fast?

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Speaker unknown: Recorders fast
Speaker CLTC: SRO on your marks in PD command on closed looping for one second.
Speaker SRO: Wilco. 3 - 2 - 1 mark Take it away

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Speaker CLTC: Recorders slow?
Speaker unknown: Recorders slow.
Speaker CLTC: BPs verify receivers PD received.

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Speaker T1: T1 verifies.
Speaker T2: T2 verifies.
Speaker T4: T4 verifies.
Speaker CLTC: BPs verify EBWs did not charge.

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Speaker T1: T1 verifies.
Speaker T2: T2 verifies.
Speaker T4: T4 verifies.
Speaker CLTC: Tape recorder off and reload.
Speaker BTMC: BTMC recorder off.

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Speaker CLTC: Yep. [[silence]]

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CVTS: Flight, CVTS, 111.
Flight: Go ahead.

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CVTS: Verify go, no go, for start automatic launch sequence.
Flight: Verify, go.

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MSTC: ETAS MSTC 111, spacecraft ready for launch, ready switch is on, have LOM come to national launch circuit at T minus 4.
CVTS: Roger, he'll be there. CVTS, copy.
MSTC: Right.

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CSA9: This is CSA9, go.

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CVTS: Retract swing arm 9 per the clock at T minus 5 minutes. Report when retracted.
CSA9: Will comply.

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CVTS: Mission director, CVTS 111?
Mission Director: Go.

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CVTS: Verify go for launch?
Mission Director: Go for launch.
CVTS: CVTS, copy.

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CVTS: CPSS verify go for launch.
CPSS: CPSS are go for launch.
CVTS: CTSC verify go for launch.
CTSC: CTSC verify go for launch.

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CVTS: SRL verify go for launch.
SRL: SRL verify go for launch.
CVTS: LMM verify go for launch.
LMM: LMM go for launch.

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CVTS: DLL verify go for launch.
DLL: DLL is go for launch.
CVTS: CVTS copies.

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CSA9: Swing arm 9 will be retracted to the fully retracted position on my mark. 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Mark. CVTS this is CSA9. Arm 9 is retracted.
CVTS: CF - CVTS copies.

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Launch Operations Manager: Apollo 11 this is launch operations manager. The launch team wishes you good luck and Godspeed.

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CVTS: Minus 330. Minus 2 minutes.

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Speaker 1: It's 1 50 Minus 1 40

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1 30 Minus 1 20

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Minus 1 10 Minus 1 minute

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Minus 50 Minus 40

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Minus 35 Minus 30

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Minus 25 Minus 20

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Minus 15 Minus 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0

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Background Voice: Liftoff we have liftoff +10

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Tower: Clear the tower
Speaker 3: Roger tower
GLM: LOM GLM [[astrick?]] com disable

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[[faint voices in background]]

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