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[aprssig] K6RPT-14 APRS Balloon Launch Underway!

Rudy Benner benner at vianet.ca
Mon Aug 30 16:51:36 UTC 2010


It looks like its down and still sending beacons? How convenient. !!

ET call Home !!

ve3bdr

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From: "Rudy Benner" <benner at vianet.ca>
Sent: Monday, August 30, 2010 10:21 AM
To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at tapr.org>
Subject: Re: [aprssig] K6RPT-14 APRS Balloon Launch Underway!

> Looks like it wants to go home.
>
> ve3bdr
>
> --------------------------------------------------
> 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
>> Home Page:          http://wa8lmf.net
>>
>> =====  Vista & Win7 Install Issues for UI-View and Precision Mapping 
>> =====
>>     http://wa8lmf.net/aprs/UIview_Notes.htm#VistaWin7
>>
>> *** HF APRS over PSK63 ***
>>    http://wa8lmf.net/APRS_PSK63/index.htm
>>
>> "APRS 101"  Explanation of APRS Path Selection & Digipeating
>>   http://wa8lmf.net/DigiPaths
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
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>
>
>>
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