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[aprssig] Pictures from recovery of Ham Radio Balloon today

Robbie - WA9INF mwrobertson at comcast.net
Mon Dec 6 03:08:22 UTC 2004


Good job and a good show!  Thanks for sharing.

Robbie

rwf wrote:
> Pictures from recovery of WB8ELK-11 at The Atlanta Balloonatics home page
> http://www.bsrg.org/balloon/
> 
> 
> Launched by Bill Brown, WB8ELK from Huntsville Alabama.
> 
> Recovered by:
> Dick and Sandy
> wb7ond & kc4tbq of Fayetteville, NC
> 
> 
> Chased by
> 
> Darrin Pierce AG4BF
> Jesse Pierce KG4IBN
> Ralph  Fowler N4NEQ
> Lin  Holcomb N4YCI
> Spencer  Fowler (no call yet)
> 
> This balloon was launched from Huntsville Alabama, got into the jet 
> stream at 117,000 ft and traveled 445 miles at 125 MPH almost to the 
> ocean before finally bursting and parachuting down. It had an APRS 
> package on board which functioned flawlessly all the way to the ground.
> 
> 
> 
> Ralph
> N4NEQ 
> 






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