[aprssig] FW: Lost Balloon in Maine? Batteries should last!

Lynn W. Deffenbaugh (Mr) ldeffenb at homeside.to
Mon Oct 26 16:13:53 CDT 2015


It could be a foxhunt if they'd divulge the frequency of the RF beacon!

Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ

On 10/26/2015 3:58 PM, Robert Bruninga via aprssig wrote:
>
> Got this from the Balloon Guys.  Sounds like a great opportunity for a 
> SAR hunt for the payload!
>
> Bob
>
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>
> RIT SPEX:
>
> It has an audible beeper, strobe and flashing red/green lights on an 
> orange pumpkin colored/sized payload. The parachute is also red/blue 
> and it is a Styrofoam cooler. There is contact info on the side and in 
> the payload itself.
>
> We thinkthe recovery circuits could work for a few days and there is a 
> RF beacon on it.
>
>
>
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