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[aprssig] Long-duration (48 hr) APRS balloon flight 29 Dec

Mark Conner mconner1 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 29 04:34:34 UTC 2006


Forwarded info from another list.  Please check URLs below for details and
last-minute updates.  QSL reports encouraged, especially for the PSK31
beacon.  The forecast track looks to run from Arizona, through the Southern
Plains, then the Midwest into New England by 48 hours.

73 de Mark N9XTN

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ANSR-33 NG0X DIY Zero-Pressure balloon 48hr flight details at

http://www.ARHAB.org <http://www.arhab.org/>

http://www.kd7lmo.net/psk31.html

http://www.kd7lmo.net/qsl.html

There may be late breaking info about downlink bands, transmit intervals,
launch time, etc.

Keep up-to-date with predicted track via:

http://adds.aviationweather.gov/winds/

Select FL420 (instead of default SFC)

Select 1800UTC Fri 29 Dec 2006

Select WIND SPEED and/or WIND STREAMLINES

Check later 6hr forecasts, e.g., 0000UTC Sat 30 Dec 2006, as well as
forecasts for actual float
altitude, e.g., FL360.

Current forecasts predict track over TX, OK, KS/MO/IA, IL/WI, MI, PA/NY.

Please attempt to receive and report telemetry received via PSK31 on 14,
070.45 (20m) and AFSK/FM
APRS telemetry on 50.620MHz (line-of-sight).

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