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[aprssig] BOUY 4

Ron Wenig rwenig at verizon.net
Wed Aug 6 15:41:21 UTC 2008


I did a findu log converter and ran the log file in UIView32 and found the
track very interesting.  I was wondering what caused the buoy to go into a
circle at the end of its trek.  Was it caught in some sort of wind or water
current?

Ron ny3j

> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org
> [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]On Behalf Of Bob Bruninga
> Sent: Wednesday, August 06, 2008 11:24 AM
> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] BOUY 4
>
>
> > Depending on where it is Friday afternoon when
> > I head out again I may
> > try to find it and take a photo.
>
> It was recovered today.  But it will be re-deployed abouve once a
> week for th enext few weeks.  We are leaving it running, because
> we dont want to break the seal.  It will be on the football
> field, since if we let it lose the sky, the MicroTrack (TT3) will
> keep the GPS running till it gets a lock.  ANd that would run the
> battery down 20 times faster...
>
> Here is the track history
>
> http://www.findu.com/cgi-bin/track.cgi?call=BUOY-4&degree=.07
>
> YOu can see the final track, and then the other scattered
> positions as it rode around in the recovery boat while the other
> 3 buoys (ARGOS) were collected.
>
> Bob, WB4APR
> Bob
>
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