[aprssig] FM CW Balloon launch Annapolis Wed at 11 AM

Sam Guccione gucci1 at mchsi.com
Tue Apr 16 21:23:51 CDT 2013


What is generating the lat/long/alt Bob?

Sam K3BY

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On Apr 16, 2013, at 8:51 PM, Robert Bruninga <bruninga at usna.edu> wrote:

> A small (2 party balloon) payload sending FM CW on 433.72 +/- MHz may be heard within a few dozen miles of Annapolis Maryland around Noon on Wed.  It sends LAT/LON/ALT using a modified CW and a KeyFob 10mw FM transmitter.
>  
> The balloon will only go to 5000’ and wont have a range beyond 50 miles or less. 
>  
> See details: http://aprs.org/balloons.html
>  
> You will see local APRS bulletins from the chase team, but You wont see the position on APRS unless someone has time to take the decoded LAT/LON/ALT in CW and enter them as an object.
>  
> Bob, WB4APR
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