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

Eric Hansen skyssx at gmail.com
Fri Mar 11 18:24:25 UTC 2011


Kantronics reports all KPC3+ "working as intended".

Congratulations on a successful flight!

On Fri, Mar 11, 2011 at 1:15 PM, Andrew Rich <vk4tec at tech-software.net>wrote:

> 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     This causes some igates to pass outdated information to the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 !
>>
>>
>> -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>
>> --
>>
>> Stephen H. Smith    wa8lmf (at) aol.com
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>> 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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