[aprssig] Balloons, Ham Radio and APRS in UK

James kb7tbt at gmail.com
Mon Apr 24 13:15:09 CDT 2006

Yes, this was one option that he has done with a buddy of his, but he is 
looking at a better solution then a cell phone.

I know here is the US we are now allowed to do DATA on FRS, I wonder if 
maybe there is a option in the UK for the same situation and can you fly a 
500mw radio in a balloon?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jason Winningham" <jdw at eng.uah.edu>
To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at lists.tapr.org>
Sent: Sunday, April 23, 2006 5:27 AM
Subject: Re: [aprssig] Balloons, Ham Radio and APRS in UK

> On Apr 23, 2006, at 3:17 AM, James wrote:
>> The Question was asked what possible ways can he track his balloons  via 
>> APRS other then Ham radio if this is not allowed.
> I remember seeing a message from a guy (I think in Europe, possible  an L 
> call?) who was running a tracker app on a cell phone and feeding  the data 
> to ARPS-IS.  Sorry, I can't seem to find any reference to it  in my saved 
> email.
> -Jason
> kg4wsv
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