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[aprssig] K6RPT-8 APRS Balloon On Ground 10:08 PST

Andrew Rich vk4tec at tech-software.net
Fri Mar 11 18:15:57 UTC 2011


watching from australia - its 4 am

what is the chase car ?


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Stephen H. Smith" <wa8lmf2 at aol.com>
To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at tapr.org>
Sent: Saturday, March 12, 2011 4:09 AM
Subject: Re: [aprssig] K6RPT-8 APRS Balloon On Ground 10:08 PST


> On 3/11/2011 7:33 AM, Stephen H. Smith wrote:
>> <http://wa8lmf.net/Livetrack>   for UIview / UI-HeigthTrack display
>>
>>
>> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
>
> K6RPT-8 Balloon is now on the ground about 30 miles east of Meced, CA near 
> the entrance to Yosemite National Park.
>
> The flight track was definitely affected by the KPC3+ TNC KISS bug that 
> causes received packets to be randomly delayed before being sent to the 
> attached PC.     This causes some igates to pass outdated information to 
> the APRS-IS, replacing more recent posits with older ones.     During the 
> rapid descent after reaching over 127,000 feet, the balloon was 
> "hyper-jumping alternately between 100,000 feet and less than 10,000 feet 
> !
>
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