[amsat-bb] Maryland/Deleware Balloon Friday 1300
bruninga at usna.edu
Tue Apr 24 08:37:27 PDT 2012
DELMARVA Hams: We are going to launch an APRS balloon at about 1300 on
Friday if we get it all together by then. It will drift at about 5000 feet
with a radio range of only about 100 miles or so. It has a wireless 2.4 GHz
live camera on Channel 1.
We will command cut-down somewhere over the eastern shore to assure recovery
before the Atlantic...
We will probably use the 146.82 (T156) Salsbury repeater during the chase?
Info on http://aprs.org/balloons.html
You'll probably need some kind of 2.4 GHz dish to see it beyond a mile or
so. We have a 4' dish on a van with an AZ/EL tracker that we hope to be
able to follow it with.
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