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[aprssig] K6RPT-12 Balloon Track

Ed Johnston kd6mve at gmail.com
Tue Dec 4 00:00:01 UTC 2012


At that altitude they should be picked up in UK if they are on freq.

On Mon, Dec 3, 2012 at 1:20 PM, Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr) <
ldeffenb at homeside.to> wrote:

>  Looks like there may be some IGates in Newfoundland that might pick it
> up if it continues the current track.
>
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> This map was created with a View / Transport / IGate in an APRSIS32
> instance drawing from a full APRS-IS feed.  You can see the balloon in the
> lower left corner.  The IGates in Nova Scotia haven't gated a packet first
> yet, but I suspect they'll start picking it up as the trailing edge of the
> RF footprint leaves the continental US.  That black curved line down
> through the center is the leading edge of the balloon's 412 mile radius RF
> footprint.
>
> Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for windows Mobile and Win32
>
> PS.  View / Transport / IGate shows stations that have been observed as
> acting as an IGate in packets.  It makes no assumptions on symbols,
> comments, or anything else.  Just the appearance of the station after one
> of the IGate-style q-constructs.
>
>
>
> On 12/3/2012 3:53 PM, Joshua Shriver wrote:
>
> This is truly amazing. Especially when I switch to 24 hour view instead of
> 1. Didn't realize it launched from California. Almost on the cost now this
> should be a fun ride :)
>
> -Josh
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