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[aprssig] FW: Amateur Radio High Altitude Ballooning

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Thu Apr 8 21:59:44 UTC 2010


Tracking two APRS balloons!  (one on the east coast!)

Sent: Thursday, April 08, 2010 12:14 PM
Subject: Re: Amateur Radio High Altitude Ballooning

The Vienna Wireless Society (Virginia) is planning our 8th
amateur radio balloon flight on May 1st. Info on previous
flights can be found at
http://www.viennawireless.org/balloon/index.php. WWS-8 is
probably a 1200 gram balloon with 2m and 70cm APRS carried by a
single 2-3 pound payload.

Also:
> if anyone is up and around at ~630 AM MDT (1230UTC) 
> this Saturday (April 10th)... We are going 
> to be launching EOSS' 150th high altitude balloon 
> flight, and are going to be attempting to stream the 
> launch and recovery live on the internet. 




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