[aprssig] Balloon GPS >60,000 feet

Steve Daniels steve at daniels270.eclipse.co.uk
Thu Jul 19 10:40:41 EDT 2012

I used a big red bee tracker, the GPS on it is a Trimble Lassen IQ which
will work above 60,000ft


Steve Daniels


Torbay Freecycle Moderator


From: aprssig-bounces at tapr.org [mailto:aprssig-bounces at tapr.org] On Behalf
Of ka8vit at ka8vit.com
Sent: 19 July 2012 12:02
To: David Fraser; TAPR APRS Mailing List
Subject: Re: [aprssig] Balloon GPS >60,000 feet


We use these. 






73 - Bill Ka8VIT 

On July 18, 2012 at 10:46 PM David Fraser <radiocentric at gmail.com> wrote: 

> Hi all, 
> Our club is assembling items to fly on a balloon in the near future and I
know that not all GPS models work properly above 60,000 feet. Where can I
find out which ones will be suitable? 
> Many thanks, David ZL3AI. 

Bill Chaikin, KA8VIT
USS COD Amateur Radio Club - W8COD
WW2 Submarine USS COD SS-224 (NECO)

ka8vit at ka8vit.com

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