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[aprssig] Charlottsville Landing: Solar tetroon Sky Diamond 9 aloft

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Thu Mar 9 01:46:26 UTC 2006


Did anyone go pick this balloon up?  It fell just SE of
Charlottsvile VA which has a strong APRS contingent.
It looks like it is just out in the edge of a field.

I am surprised I havent seen any discussion about
it here.  Maybe noone in Charlottsville noticed it?

Bob
> > >-----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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