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[aprssig] FW: Solar tetroon Sky Diamond 9 aloft

scott at opentrac.org scott at opentrac.org
Tue Mar 7 16:47:51 UTC 2006


Never mind, found what I was looking for:

http://www.openaprs.net/track.html?source=KC8UCH-11

There's a link for the KML at http://www.openaprs.net/ajax/google_earth/map.php?center=-82.04864501953125,40.01709786313761.

OpenAPRS has gotten to be seriously awesome lately...

Scott
N1VG

----- Original Message -----
From: scott at opentrac.org
To: TAPR APRS Mailing List <aprssig at lists.tapr.org>
Sent: Tue,  7 Mar 2006 08:41:56 -0800
Subject: Re: [aprssig] FW: Solar tetroon Sky Diamond 9 aloft


> 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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