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[aprssig] 3 balloons aloft in NE Illinois

Steve Noskowicz noskosteve at yahoo.com
Thu Jul 23 21:58:57 UTC 2009




I thought 60,000 ft was really high...

73, Steve, K9DCI
  http://k9dci.home.comcast.net/

--- On Thu, 7/23/09, Bill Diaz <william.diaz at comcast.net> wrote:
> 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
> 


      



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