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[aprssig] BUOY-4 underway

Cap Pennell cap at cruzio.com
Tue Aug 5 15:15:55 UTC 2008


Map with same datum as BUOY-4's gps uses:
http://aprs.fi/?call=BUOY-4&dt=1217894400&mt=m&z=15&timerange=3600
73, Cap KE6AFE

> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org
> [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]On Behalf Of Greg D.
> Sent: Monday, August 04, 2008 19:50 PM
> To: noskosteve at yahoo.com; 'TAPR APRS Mailing List'; bruninga at usna.edu
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] BUOY-4 underway
> 
> 
> 
> Man, that's some buoy!  strong enough to plow through solid land... :-)
> 
> 
> ________________________________
> > Date: Mon, 4 Aug 2008 19:43:54 -0700
> > From: noskosteve at yahoo.com
> > To: aprssig at lists.tapr.org; bruninga at usna.edu
> > Subject: Re: [aprssig] BUOY-4 underway
> > 
> > 
> > A nice view of the track:
> > 
> > http://www.findu.com/cgi-bin/track.cgi?call=BUOY-4&degree=.02
> > 
> > --
> > 73, Steve, K9DCI
> > 
> > --- On Mon, 8/4/08, Robert Bruninga  wrote:
> > From: Robert Bruninga 
> > Subject: [aprssig] BUOY-4 underway
> > To: "'TAPR APRS Mailing List'" 
> > Date: Monday, August 4, 2008, 4:50 PM
> > 
> > 
> > We deployed our floating APRS buoy this morning about 1500 UTC a
> > mile upriver and watched it drift a mile... (it was among three
> > other ARGOSY buoys)
> > 
> > They all passed by the academy in the river... But then ours
> > seemed to get stuck.  We went looking for it and it seemed to be
> > in the vicinity of the oceanography pier-lab.  Looked
> > everwyhere,  Finaly got a boat and found it UNDER the very-same
> > pier where the lab is that tracks these things!
> > 
> > Anyway, untangled it from the pilings and moved it 100 yards off
> > shore.  Now the
> >  current is going the other way.. But Microtrack
> > buoy is doing well.  Been on the air for 4 days now...
> > 
> > See it http://map.findu.com/buoy-4
> > 
> > Or details on www.ew.usna.edu/~bruninga/buoy4.html
> > 
> > Bob, WB4APR
> > 
> > 
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