[aprssig] Balloon warmth

Jason KG4WSV kg4wsv at gmail.com
Tue Mar 23 22:47:42 EDT 2010

On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 9:10 PM, Stephen H. Smith <wa8lmf2 at aol.com> wrote:

> Enclose the payload in a mini-greenhouse made from a 2-liter soda bottle
> instead, or paint the metal payload box

... and then go re-read the FAA regs for unmanned free balloons,
especially the parts about density and not causing damage on impact.
Then ditch the metal box.

WB8ELK has had success with a couple of layers of bubble wrap.

We haven't had much trouble with heat when using styrofoam.


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