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[aprssig] Western AZ weather balloon??

William & Sonnie Schafer schaferbs at zianet.com
Fri Sep 17 16:12:25 UTC 2004


At 08:56 AM 9/17/04 -0600, you wrote:
>Evening TV In Albuquerque said it is a scientific research balloon 
>launched from
>Ft. Sumner, NM.  Big sucker.  I think they said it was 400' diameter, 
>capable of
>a multi-ton payload.  It was at 125,000' around 22:00 MDT last night 
>(Thursday),
>near the AZ-NM border, still in sunlight.  I was not listening as closely 
>as I
>should have.  I might have some details wrong.  Apparently it generated a 
>number
>of UFO sightings.
>
>--
>Gary, WS5N
>Tijeras, New Mexico USA
>
>
>On Fri, 17 Sep 2004 06:29:55 -0700, Spider wrote:
> > There is a weather balloon floating around my area.  It's currently
> > shinning like a star.  Is this being tracked by anyone?  Freq?
> >
> > Jim, WA6OFT
> >
>
>
>
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Just read  this to it apparently was not a weather balloon after all. 73 de 
KC8DRE





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