[aprssig] DARPA "balloon hunt"

Richard Amirault ramirault at verizon.net
Tue Nov 3 16:34:13 EST 2009

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Robert Bruninga"
> Problem is, that a typical balloon is only visible for a few
> minutes at most in the area of launch and from then on, its out
> of sight and out of mind.  So maybe a SLOW assent would be
> best...  Also makes for quicker recovery...

Bob, you're not talking about the DARPA balloons are you?  Those will not be 
released, but be tethered for the length of the contest.

Richard Amirault

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