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[aprssig] Transatlantic HF monitoring...

R. Rochte rochte at gmail.com
Sun Mar 25 18:45:51 UTC 2012


It is an uplink command from their ground station to the balloon.  I
believe it is the command to drop ballast.

73,
Robert KC8UCH

On Sun, Mar 25, 2012 at 2:41 PM, Steve Noskowicz <noskosteve at yahoo.com>wrote:

>
> Dense-ville here.  Help me.   I heard N2XE MT MT and N2XE ME MT.  I Webbed
> around and found N2XE's micropower beacon info, so I emailed him thinking
> the 30 M N2XE was a micropower beacon on  a mountain in New York, but got a
> short, uninformative answer that might make sense.  He replied that the
> "MT" is uplink command.
>
>  So N2XE *is* part of the trans Atlantic balloon...?
>
> I didn't connect the dots untill now...I think.
>
> Sent from my Knight-Kit Crystal Set.
> --
> 73, Steve, K9DCI USN (Vet) MOT (Ret) Ham (Yet)
>
> --- On *Sun, 3/25/12, Bill Diaz <william.diaz at comcast.net>* wrote:
>
>
> From: Bill Diaz <william.diaz at comcast.net>
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] Transatlantic HF monitoring...
> To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at tapr.org>
> Date: Sunday, March 25, 2012, 8:54 AM
>
>
>  Kris,
>     See below:
>
> On 3/25/2012 8:46 AM, Kriss A Kliegle wrote:
>
> It appears the clock is NOT updated via GPS signals, I heard the 30M
> beacon report several minutes after it should have gone out.
>
> So disregard the set schedule...atleast for te 30M beacon.
>
>
>         Just heard N2XE on 10.146.580 at 13:52:20 UTC.  No position report.
>
> Bill KC9XG
>
>
> 73 de Kriss  KA1GJU
>
>
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