[aprssig] VE6JJBJ-13/VE6JBJ-2 High Altitude Balloon Flying Right Now

Ian Wade G3NRW g3nrw at yahoo.co.uk
Sat May 14 10:37:32 EDT 2011

From: Jason Rausch <jason at ke4nyv.com>
Date: Sat, 14 May 2011   Time: 06:32:58

>There is currently a balloon flying in Canada carrying two of our new 
>RTrak-HAB units.  They are using the callsigns: VE6JBJ-13 and VE6JBJ-2
>Good luck to team!
>Jason Rausch - KE4NYV
>RPC Electronics, LLC

What I would like to know is what precautions are taken with regard to 
air safety. Right now the balloon is at 3000 feet just 200 metres away 
from the airstrip at Beiseker Airport. That seems mighty close for 

Ian, G3NRW

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