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[aprssig] K6RPT-12 Now Near Chicago - Hearing It Direct Off RF

Lee Bengston lee.bengston at gmail.com
Mon Dec 3 16:47:08 UTC 2012


On Mon, Dec 3, 2012 at 11:38 AM, Stephen H. Smith <wa8lmf2 at aol.com> wrote:
> My various maps have been plotting the K6RPT-12 balloon flight from the APRS
> Internet feed.
>
> It is currently near Chicago, and I am now hearing directly on RF from my
> QTH in central Michigan.  (Haslett, MI about 5 miles from East Lansing, MI.

Pretty cool - my Xastir and APRSIS32 instances both show it over Lake
Michigan with a speed of over 200mph.  The GPS issues are resulting in
a pretty strange track, however.

Lee - K5DAT



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