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[aprssig] 3 balloons aloft in NE Illinois

Steve Noskowicz noskosteve at yahoo.com
Thu Jul 23 20:29:44 UTC 2009





POK went down around 17:31:37  I happened to be listening w my D7 and saw the decent:
http://www.findu.com/cgi-bin/raw.cgi?call=KC9POK-11&time=1

SKY was 18:35:10
http://www.findu.com/cgi-bin/raw.cgi?call=WB9SKY-11&time=1

LIG:  18:34:57
http://www.findu.com/cgi-bin/raw.cgi?call=KC9LIG-11
-- 73, Steve, K9DCI

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--- On Thu, 7/23/09, Sam Guccione <gucci1 at mchsi.com> wrote:

> From: Sam Guccione <gucci1 at mchsi.com>
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] 3 balloons aloft in NE Illinois
> To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at tapr.org>
> Date: Thursday, July 23, 2009, 3:16 PM
> Are balloons still xmting?
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig-bounces at tapr.org
> [mailto:aprssig-bounces at tapr.org]On
> Behalf Of Bill Diaz
> Sent: Thursday, July 23, 2009 3:09 PM
> To: 'TAPR APRS Mailing List'
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] 3 balloons aloft in NE Illinois
> 
> 
> Sam,
>     Recovery operations appear to be
> underway in NW Indiana.
> Bill KC9XG
> 
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: aprssig-bounces at tapr.org
> >[mailto:aprssig-bounces at tapr.org]
> On Behalf Of Sam Guccione
> >Sent: Thursday, July 23, 2009 14:40
> >To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
> >Subject: Re: [aprssig] 3 balloons aloft in NE Illinois
> >
> >
> >What is latest on balloons in NE IL?
> >
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: aprssig-bounces at tapr.org
> [mailto:aprssig-bounces at tapr.org]On
> >Behalf Of Bill Diaz
> >Sent: Thursday, July 23, 2009 1:37 PM
> >To: 'TAPR APRS Mailing List'
> >Subject: Re: [aprssig] 3 balloons aloft in NE Illinois
> >
> >
> >Steve,
> >   Dunno.
> >
> >    Interestingly, it appears there may
> be 2 trackers on
> >one balloon.
> >KC9LIG-11 and WB9SKY-11 have been tracking very close
> >horizontally to each
> >other for the duration of the flight.  If you
> multiply
> >KC9LIG-11's reported
> >altitude by 3.28 it comes very close to the elevation
> reported
> >by WB9SKY-11.
> >It appears KC9LIG-11 may be reporting elevation in
> meters.
> >
> >    Also, KC9POK-11 has not been heard
> in some time.
> >
> >Bill KC9XG
> >
> >>-----Original Message-----
> >>From: aprssig-bounces at tapr.org
> >>[mailto:aprssig-bounces at tapr.org]
> On Behalf Of Steve Noskowicz
> >>Sent: Thursday, July 23, 2009 12:44
> >>To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
> >>Subject: Re: [aprssig] 3 balloons aloft in NE
> Illinois
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>Zis him?
> >>KC9KKI PETER M COONS, 28W 753 ROOSEVELT ROAD, WEST
> CHICAGO, IL, 60185
> >>
> >>-- 73, Steve, K9DCI
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>--- On Thu, 7/23/09, Clay Melhorn <n9io at hotmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>> >
> >>> Bill,
> >>>
> >>> That is Pete Coons (forget his callsign) and
> his large
> >>> group, mainly youth from the Adler Planetarium
> in Chicago.
> >>>
> >>>  
> >>>
> >>> I met him back in March or April.
> >>>
> >>> They launch from about 10 miles from my home
> at Koerner
> >>> Airfield on the SW outskirts of Kankakee.  I
> should get
> >>> on their mailing list and do some chasing one
> day. Might be
> >>> fun.
> >>>
> >>>  
> >>>
> >>> For anyone interested in a simple on the
> ground RF APRS
> >>> story.
> >>>
> >>> Check out this article on page two from the
> April KARS Key
> >>> Klicks newsletter
> >>>
> >>> from Kankakee, IL.
> >>>
> >>> http://www.w9az.com/Newsletters/KARS-April-09.pdf
> >>>
> >>> Clay Melhorn N9IO Bonfield, IL
> >>> Webmaster:
> >>> KARS - Kankakee Area Radio Society - W9AZ http://www.w9az.com/
> >>> ARRL (Central Division) http://www.central.arrl.org/
> >>>  
> >>>  
> >>>  
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>  
> >>> > From: william.diaz at comcast.net
> >>> > To: aprssig at tapr.org
> >>> > Date: Thu, 23 Jul 2009 11:59:50 -0500
> >>> > Subject: [aprssig] 3 balloons aloft in NE
> Illinois
> >>> >
> >>> > There are apparently 3 balloons aloft to
> the East of
> >>> Kankakee, IL, beaconing
> >>> > at 30 second intervals on 144.39.
> >>> >
> >>> >
> >>>
> >>KC9LIG-11>APBL10,WIDE1-1,WIDE2-1,qAR,W9DRR-10:!4103.03N/08746.7
> >>2W-098/036/A=
> >>> > 007734 Adler Far Horizons balloon
> >>> >
> >>>
> >>WB9SKY-11>APT311,WIDE2-2,qAR,W9DRR-10:/165654h4102.83N/08743.09
> >>WO087/040/A=0
> >>> > 31218
> >>> >
> >>>
> >>KC9POK-11>APT312,WIDE1-1,WIDE2-1,qAR,KD8CAO:/165736h4103.20N\08
> >>735.06WS100/0
> >>> > 27/A=043819/DePaul High Altitude Ball
> >>> >
> >>> > Note the paths used. The local channel is
> solid,
> >>> wall-to-wall packets,
> >>> > rendering it essentially useless to other
> users.
> >>> >
> >>> > Bill KC9XG
> >>> >
> >>> >
> >>> >
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