[aprssig] / [aprsisce] Balloon over Maine (now at 1054 EDT)

Steve Noskowicz noskosteve at yahoo.com
Thu Nov 1 12:17:13 EDT 2012

I saw that.  I'm not familiar with reading topo maps, but the elevation around there is about 1300 ft, so it probably hit not too far north of tha last posit.

73, Steve, K9DCI
--- On Thu, 11/1/12, Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr) <ldeffenb at homeside.to> wrote:
>From http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Balloon_Sked/

2012-11-01 @ 10:00:00

University of Maine High Altitude Balloon Team
To Launch: UMHAB-13
Website: None given
Telemetry: APRS: 144.390Mhz, CW beacon: 433.2Mhz
Site: Farmington, ME USA
Coords: 44.831502, -70.129369  Grid: FN44WT
Contact: Rick Eason reason at maine.edu
Looks like it just missed the lake too!  (Note that it was still moving 18mph NNE on the last beacon)

Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32

On 11/1/2012 11:48 AM, Steve Noskowicz wrote:

Looks like it dropped out of digi range at 11:29 EDT.  

Any idea who's it is, or any web site with status?

73, Steve, K9DCI  USN (Vet)  MOT (Ret)  Ham (Yet)

--- On Thu, 11/1/12, Steve Noskowicz <noskosteve at yahoo.com> wrote:

Subject: [aprsisce] Balloon over Maine

For you who are balloon watchers, there is one over Maine at
the moment (W1YA-11) and its recovery vehicle appears to be

I am receiving some of the balloon's packets directly over
RF in New Hampshire.
Bob Harris (K9UDX) Bath, NH
11:38 EDT:
Altitude down to 2300 feet from over 50k.  AA1PJ-3
probably not the chase.  Heading east and 22 miles

73, Steve, K9DCI

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