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[aprssig] balloon tracker

Scott Miller scott at opentrac.org
Wed Mar 2 16:51:01 UTC 2005


The OpenTracker reports temperature just fine in APRS mode.  Assuming you
don't mind Celsius readings - it only does Fahrenheit in APRS weather mode.
It'll also report battery voltage, GPS HDOP and number of satellites in the
comment string.

I'll pick on Jason for an example:

KE4NYV-12:/231826z3716.95N/07957.88Wk022/020/A=001082 13.0V 45C Jason's
OpenTracker

And here's one with everything enabled:

K0RX:/021541z4141.12N/09133.06Wb090/059/A=000690 09.0V 25C HDOP01.0 SATS07

If you need something lighter weight, let me know - I've still got a few SMT
beta test units on hand.

Scott
N1VG

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Wes Johnston" <aprs at kd4rdb.com>
To: <aprssig at lists.tapr.org>
Sent: Wednesday, March 02, 2005 8:27 AM
Subject: [aprssig] balloon tracker


> What's the customary method of transmitting temperature and position from
a
> balloon?  Tiny track doesn't support temp, and opentracer appears to only
to
> temp when it's in opentrac mode.  I'm trying not to fly something as heavy
as a
> kpc3plus.
>
> Ideally, I'd like to use a pocket tracker for the transmitter.
> Wes
>
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