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[aprssig] K6RPT-14 APRS Balloon Launch Underway!

Rudy Benner benner at vianet.ca
Mon Aug 30 14:21:05 UTC 2010


Looks like it wants to go home.

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From: "Stephen H. Smith" <wa8lmf2 at aol.com>
Sent: Monday, August 30, 2010 8:17 AM
To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at tapr.org>
Subject: [aprssig] K6RPT-14 APRS Balloon Launch Underway!

>
>
> California Near Space Project - High Altitude Attempt (K6RPT-14)
>
>
> California Near Space Project (CNSP) is preparing to launch a high 
> altitude balloon into the stratosphere on Monday August 30, 2010 at 5:00 
> a.m.
>
> The launch will take place at 4954 Almaden Expressway - San Jose, CA 
> 95118  (37.25945  -121.87479)
>
> The weather balloon will be filled with a 137 cubic feet of helium to a 
> diameter of 6.4 feet and will ascend around 730 feet per minute.  When the 
> balloon reaches its maximum altitude it will expand to a diameter of 42 
> feet and then burst.
>
>      <http://www.CaliforniaNearSpaceProject.com>
>
>
> Watch the track on both UI-View and on a 3D Topo Map display at:
>
>      <http://wa8lmf.net/LiveTrack>
>
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> --
>
> Stephen H. Smith    wa8lmf (at) aol.com
> EchoLink Node:      WA8LMF  or 14400    [Think bottom of the 2M band]
> Skype:        WA8LMF
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>
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>
> *** HF APRS over PSK63 ***
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>
> "APRS 101"  Explanation of APRS Path Selection & Digipeating
>   http://wa8lmf.net/DigiPaths
>
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