[aprssig] FW: PBH Flight 9 - KC2TUA-8 Heading Towards Azores and UK
chrism at crosscountrywireless.net
Mon Apr 20 18:46:00 EDT 2009
I've set my mobile digipeater station G4HYG-9 to listen on 144.390 MHz
and transmit on 144.800 MHz so that any packets received get transmitted
to the local igate MB7UBN.
Very entertaining trying to re-program an FT-8100R in the dark on a new
step size with a split frequency!
I'm in north west England with a good path to the south west so with any
Cross Country Wireless (2009) Ltd
7 Thirlmere Grove, Bolton, Lancs, BL4 0QB, UK
Tel/fax: +44(0)1204 410626
Mobile: +44(0)7752 391908
Registered company number 6780346
Robert Bruninga wrote:
> Europeans in the Azores and UK:
> Please listen on 144.39 for this balloon headed your way! Its
> also beaconing in CW on 10.146.93 . Any reception reports
> FINDU last heard it about 0100z, but as of now (about 2100z) it
> can still be heard on HF!
> Bob, WB4APR
> -----Original Message-----
> Subject: PBH Flight 9 - KC2TUA-8 Heading Towards Azores and UK
> Our launch of PBH Flight 9 to attempt the world record for
> duration has been successful (please see www.twitter.com/pbh3
> for more information). Our balloon is still flying and on track
> to pass over the Azores and into the UK, assuming that our
> battery lasts and the balloon survives another night without
> splashing down. Do you know what are the VHF frequencies for
> APRS in the Azores and UK? If we make it to the Azores or Europe
> we would like attempt to track the balloon. Our Big Red Bee
> transmitter is tuned to 144.390MHz, so if European frequencies
> for APRS are different than those in the USA, could we ask a
> fellow ham in Europe to change his APRS base station to
> 144.390MHz in order to facilitate our entry into the APRS-IS?
> Thanks so much for creating APRS! Our situational awareness
> would not have been nearly as good as it was without it.
> Tom Triebwasser
> Systems Engineer
> Lockheed Martin Systems Integration - Owego
> 1801 State Route 17C M/D 0306
> thomas.triebwasser at lmco.com
> aprssig mailing list
> aprssig at tapr.org
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Size: 3306 bytes
Desc: S/MIME Cryptographic Signature
More information about the aprssig