[aprssig] FW: NASA Ames Phonesat Balloon Launch

Bob Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Thu Jun 9 09:27:50 EDT 2011

APRS Balloon launch today from California Bay area!

> On Thursday 9 June we will be doing a high-altitude balloon 
> launch of our prototype Phonesat spacecraft.... It will have
> a separate APRS VHF beacon, but what we're really interested 
> is collecting the data from the satellite's UHF beacon. 
> It would be great if people can ...send us back any data 
> to to mikesafyan at gmail.com

PhoneSat Details:
- Frequency: 437.092MHz AX.25 AFSK
- PhoneSat Callsign(s): KJ6KKZ (primary), K5RDY (temporarily during a
- Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/NASA_Phonesat, follow us for live updates!

Balloon/APRS Details:
- Launch Time: 10-10:30AM (PDT?) (follow twitter for updates)
- Launch Location: Valverde Park (outside of Manteca)
- APRS tracking: Callsign KF7ODR-1

Predicted Path:

Also, here is an article on their previous flight:

The PhoneSat team

More information about the aprssig mailing list