[aprssig] BEAR launch this morning - Tracks available
jason at ke4nyv.com
Sat Apr 24 17:15:08 CDT 2010
> I thought the chasers were going to manage to catch it before it hit the
Lynn, I believe on the last couple of flights, Barry, James and Company were there to watch it hit the ground!
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--- On Sat, 4/24/10, Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr) <ldeffenb at homeside.to> wrote:
> From: Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr) <ldeffenb at homeside.to>
> Subject: [aprssig] BEAR launch this morning - Tracks available
> To: "Balloon_Sked" <Balloon_Sked at yahoogroups.com>, "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at tapr.org>
> Cc: "James Ewen" <ve6srv at gmail.com>
> Date: Saturday, April 24, 2010, 1:00 PM
> APRS activity maps are available for
> today's VE6ATV-11/-12 Balloon
> Flight. You'll find them at:
> VE6ATV-11 managed to squirt a packet or two long haul, so
> the map is
> compressed to cover the range. VE6ATV-12 is much
> closer in with the
> local infrastructure.
> I also provided 2 screen captures from my APRSIS32 client
> showing the
> altitudes along the track for each balloon. They're
> the files that are
> Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - APRS Infrastructure Visualization
> (and author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32)
> PS. That was a cool flight to watch from afar.
> I thought the chasers
> were going to manage to catch it before it hit the ground!
> James Ewen wrote:
> > For those interested, another in the BEAR series out
> of Edmonton will
> > be launching this morning.
> > Look for the VE6ATV-11 callsign in the air over
> > Beautiful clear skies, and calm winds this morning.
> > Flight will be a shakedown for the University of
> Alberta Physics
> > department, and a maiden voyage for the R-Trak HAP
> hardware just
> > delivered a few days ago.
> > Using a 30 year old military balloon, so nothing
> special expected.
> > Well, I guess a flight of any sort will be special.
> > This flight is to show the U of A how the process
> runs, and then next
> > semester, the experiments should start to fly.
> > Off to the launchpad!
> > T-54 minutes and counting.
> > James
> > VE6SRV
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