[aprssig] K6RPT-15 Balloon Aloft

alexandru yo2ldk at yahoo.com
Sun Feb 13 00:51:45 EST 2011

is this high altitude  for K6RPT-15, a new record for a baloon ?

 anyway, Ron, congratulations for that a great job; for you and for the team !

From: Stephen H. Smith <wa8lmf2 at aol.com>
To: TAPR APRS Mailing List <aprssig at tapr.org>
Sent: Sun, February 13, 2011 12:33:55 AM
Subject: Re: [aprssig] K6RPT-15 Balloon Aloft

On 2/12/2011 3:08 PM, Tom wrote:
> So how did this go?  There appeared to be a loss of signal from time to time.  
>The last position I say had the balloon at 110,00 ft but never say it descend?
> Tom
> On Sat, Feb 12, 2011 at 12:00 PM, Stephen H. Smith <wa8lmf2 at aol.com 
><mailto:wa8lmf2 at aol.com>> wrote:
>     K6RPT-15 balloon has launched.
>     <http://wa8lmf.net/LiveTrack>    for UIview color-coded track  and
>     3D-look topo maps.

No further info on what happened so far.    My guess is that the electronics 
froze at altitude, became intermittent and then failed completely.



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