[amsat-bb] Re: FW: NASA Ames Phonesat Balloon Launch
Nigel Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF
nigel at ngunn.net
Thu Jun 9 08:46:27 PDT 2011
Where does it say there's a cellphone?
On 09-Jun-11 14:24, Joe wrote:
> I thought per FCC rulings that cell phone use in these balloon flights
> is not legal?
> Joe WB9SBD
> The Original Rolling Ball Clock
> Idle Tyme
> On 6/9/2011 8:27 AM, Bob Bruninga wrote:
>> APRS Balloon launch today from California Bay area!
>>> On Thursday 9 June we will be doing a high-altitude balloon
>>> launch of our prototype Phonesat spacecraft.... It will have
>>> a separate APRS VHF beacon, but what we're really interested
>>> is collecting the data from the satellite's UHF beacon.
>>> It would be great if people can ...send us back any data
>>> to to mikesafyan at gmail.com
>> PhoneSat Details:
>> - Frequency: 437.092MHz AX.25 AFSK
>> - PhoneSat Callsign(s): KJ6KKZ (primary), K5RDY (temporarily during a
>> - Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/NASA_Phonesat, follow us for live updates!
>> Balloon/APRS Details:
>> - Launch Time: 10-10:30AM (PDT?) (follow twitter for updates)
>> - Launch Location: Valverde Park (outside of Manteca)
>> - APRS tracking: Callsign KF7ODR-1
>> Predicted Path:
>> Also, here is an article on their previous flight:
>> The PhoneSat team
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