[aprssig] Round-world APRS balloons still flying!
g3nrw-radio at ntlworld.com
Wed Aug 20 08:32:23 EDT 2014
Very interesting Bob, but I'm a little doubtful about the temperatures.
Looking at aprs.fi just now (12:20 UTC):
M0XER-3 over South Korea is at almost 42000 feet, yet the temperature
registers as 10.700C.
M0XER-4 over Alaska is at almost 40000 feet, and the temperature seems
more reasonable at -41.000C. But *exactly* .000C? Hmmm.
M0XER-6 over NW Canada is at almost 44000 feet, where the temperate is
reported at 19.500C.
Did I miss something obvious here?
On 15/08/2014 20:23, Robert Bruninga wrote:
> As of today those 3 APRS balloons launched in the UK are still flying after
> more than 3 weeks!
> Amazing.. One of them over alaska has gone round the world more than 1.5
> times, the other two are over Japan and approaching 1.5 orbits.
> Bob, WB4APR
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