[aprssig] FW: Amateur Radio High Altitude Ballooning
bruninga at usna.edu
Thu Apr 8 18:05:32 EDT 2010
Oops, here is the info on the Colorado Balloon this Saturday:
> ... around ~630 AM MDT (1230UTC) this Saturday (April 10th),
>... going to be attempting to stream the launch and recovery
> live on the internet....
> ... carrying 24 lbs of [student] payloads...
> from Windsor, CO at 0700 MDT. The balloon will ascend to
> ~102,000 feet, burst, and the payload will then descend
> under parachute. The current prediction has the landing
> at ~0915 MDT near the Colorado/Nebraska border,
> ~90 miles downrange from launch.
> The balloon will be carrying an APRS beacon,
> callsign AE0SS-11, on 144.340 MHz , as well as
> a CW DF Beacon on 147.555 MHz. At apogee, both
> beacons should be copyable throughout Colorado
> and well into surrounding states.
> For live video and links to live tracking, visit
> http://www.eoss.tv or more detailed information:
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