[aprssig] U of M At It Again - ANOTHER Clueless Balloon Launch
Bob Burns W9BU
w9bu_lists at rlburns.net
Sat Apr 19 21:56:08 CDT 2014
On 4/19/2014 8:29 PM, Stephen H. Smith wrote:
> After clogging 144.39 Mhz with a three hop path from a balloon every 15
> seconds for hours on end last month, the University of Michigan is now
> at it again.
Stephen, have you made any attempts to contact the responsible party?
Are they using a legitimate callsign? Does QRZ.com have an email address
for that callsign? Is the balloon being launched as part of some UM
program? Can you identify the department head?
I know you are smart enough to know this, but I think it bears
repeating...complaining in this SIG doesn't solve the problem. You have
to find out who's responsible and "educate" them.
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