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[aprssig] East Coast Balloon Launch 3PM Friday (now(

James Jefferson Jarvis jj at aprsworld.net
Fri Oct 1 18:04:08 UTC 2004

Bob - can you add this to the aprsworld events page? It's shown on the front 
of aprsworld and at:

The form to add an event is here:

The same goes for everyone else - if you have an event or something cool to 
watch with APRS then add it.


On Friday 01 October 2004 12:15, Robert Bruninga wrote:
> NOW:   Another Balloon is going up at 3 PM EDT today
> from NASA Wallops facility (MD/VA Atlantic shoreline)
> Rare for us Easties....  Listen to it on your afternoon
> commute!  It should last 3 hours or more AND if you
> have a boat that can go 30 miles to sea, you can help
> recover it!
> Its downlink is on 147.45 and has tones and other
> experiments?  It does not have a GPS, but APRS
> users should still be involved!  That is half of what
> APRS was designed for.... DF-ING!
> Also voice net on 7204 KHz
> If you have a beam or any other way of getting
> a bearing (especially Southern NJ), please get on APRS
> and post your DF beam heading report.  Handheld
> ARROW antennas also do nicely.
> Here are links to the BALLOON's page:
>    http://www.patkilroy.com/simsat/
> and to the APRS DFing WEB page:
>    http://www.ew.usna.edu/~bruninga/dfing.html
> de WB4APR
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