[aprssig] URGENT - Look for 200' radar blimp & send APRS DF report!
Boyd Prestwood K5YKG
k5ykg at earthlink.net
Wed Oct 28 16:25:24 EDT 2015
Helium blimp now grounded in Pennsylvania (I think that's the state
finally went down).
All better now...!
Boyd, K5YKG (ex-W2HOB) now in Houston TX
On 10/28/2015 3:14 PM, Robert Bruninga via aprssig wrote:
> Just minutes ago, it has been reported that the 200’ radar blimp
> tethered in Northern Maryland has broken loose.
> It does NOT have APRS on it, but we need people in MD and PA to look
> up in the sky for it and user your APRS to send DF bearing lines so we
> can track it.
> I have not had time to VERIFY this, but am throwing it out there anyway.
> This is what APRS is desiged to do. Just enter y our bearing line in
> a DF packet and we can all see the plot on APRS.
> Bob, WB4APR
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