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[aprssig] Recovery of transatlantic balloon payload in Morocco

Andrew Rich vk4tec at tech-software.net
Thu Dec 27 01:11:07 UTC 2012


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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dave B" <dave at g8kbv.demon.co.uk>
To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at tapr.org>
Sent: Thursday, December 27, 2012 2:37 AM
Subject: Re: [aprssig] Recovery of transatlantic balloon payload in Morocco


> On 25 Dec 2012 at 12:01, Mark Conner wrote:
>
>> Ron K6RPT announced today that his California Near Space Project
>> payload launched in early December was recovered by a team of French
>> and Moroccan amateur radio operators in Morocco on the 23rd.  More
>> details and pictures here at
>> http://www.californianearspaceproject.com/news_cnsp-18.html.
>>
>> Congratulations to Ron and CNSP on this fantastic news.
>>
>> 73 de Mark N9XTN
>>
>
>
> Very well done indeed Sir's.
>
>
> One comment, to the CNSP team.
>
> Considder puting a full international dialing code phone number (+1 408
> ...  or 001 408 ...) on the next one, just in case.   Not just a US only
> phone number (408 ...)
>
> Also full (http://www. etc) website addresses, and full email address
> perhaps too.  & Posably a postal address (again, full international
> format, not just a zipcode and name) too?
>
> Don't assume it'll land next to someone who knows what it is, or more
> importantly where it came from, or that they would know how to recreate
> the correct contact details from the generic USA format on the box.
>
> Perhaps also in a few select non english languages (as well as English.)
> French & Spanish would ge good choices consdering the likley landing
> locations.
>
> Make it easy for the finder, and there's a much better chance of it
> getting reported, or even returned.
>
> 73, and seasons greatings to all.
>
> Dave G0WBX.
>
>
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