[aprssig] UAH ballooning report (long)

Robbie - WA9INF mwrobertson at comcast.net
Mon Apr 11 11:25:16 EDT 2005


I hear what you're saying and I too grin.. Still five watts every 30 
seconds from that altitude has to have consequences.  I would gladly 
assist them or anyone else by QSYing and assisting to digipeat their 
balloon if I was close enough..


Rochte, Robert wrote:

>>I think most hams are still experimenters at heart 
>>and are interested to see something like this happening, rather than 
>>getting upset that someone is transmitting in the blind every 30 
> In my experience, this statement tends to be true - unless you go and TELL
> everyone that you're transmitting in-the-blind every 30 (or 60 or 90)
> seconds...  
> Then all h#$% breaks loose on this mailing list and you find out that you've
> QRMed the entire APRS network into submission (and likely caused numerous
> deaths due to missed tornado warnings and the like).  ;-)
> (Said *mostly* tongue-in-cheek!)
> 73 and happy flying,
> Robert

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