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[aprssig] FW: Solar tetroon Sky Diamond 9 aloft

scott at opentrac.org scott at opentrac.org
Tue Mar 7 16:41:56 UTC 2006


I really haven't been keeping up on APRS + Google Earth developments.  Is there somewhere I can point Google Earth to have it automatically grab the balloon's position and plot it?

Scott
N1VG

----- Original Message -----
From: "Rochte, Robert" <rrochte at gpacademy.org>
To: 'aprssig at lists.tapr.org' <aprssig at lists.tapr.org>
Sent: Tue,  7 Mar 2006 07:53:47 -0800
Subject: [aprssig] FW: Solar tetroon Sky Diamond 9 aloft


> 
> This might have already made the list (don't know, I just re-subscribed),
> but below is our flight announcement from this morning.
> 
> (Yes, I know the beacon interval is too darned fast - forgot to switch it
> back after testing a few days ago!)
> 
> 73,
> Robert
> 
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: Rochte, Robert 
> >Sent: Tuesday, March 07, 2006 9:31 AM
> >Subject: Solar tetroon Sky Diamond 9 aloft
> >
> >
> >
> >Sky Diamond 9, a 2500 cubic foot solar tetroon constructed by 
> >fifth grade students at the Grosse Pointe Academy, is aloft 
> >now.  This is our first operational test of a balloon built 
> >with adhesive tape - wish us luck!
> >
> >The balloon can be tracked here:
> >
> >http://www.findu.com/cgi-bin/find.cgi?call=kc8uch-11
> >
> >And here:
> >
> >http://db.aprsworld.net/datamart/switch.php?call=kc8uch-11&maps=yes
> >
> >73,
> >Robert KC8UCH
> >
> >--
> >Robert Rochte
> >Director of Technology
> >The Grosse Pointe Academy
> >171 Lake Shore Road
> >Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan 48236
> >+1 313.886.1221 x155 Voice
> >http://mail.gpacademy.org/~rochter 
> >
> 
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