[amsat-bb] Re: Transatlantic balloon attempt
ka3hsw at att.net
Tue Mar 27 20:43:05 PDT 2012
I am curious as to how they are controlling the HF beacons, as a beacon may
not be automatically controlled below 28.200 MHz (Part 97.203(d)). So do
they have a control link, or are they operating with no control?
Or did they receive a waiver from the FCC?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bob Bruninga " <bruninga at usna.edu>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Saturday, March 24, 2012 1:28 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Transatlantic balloon attempt
>I still have not heard of anyone copying the HF beacons on 30 and 40m.
>(10.147 and 7.102 MHz). I am curiouis about this because our next balloon
>flight will only have an HF beacon and nothing else.
> I have been in the 400 mile footprint most of the morning, and have heard
> nothing, though it is tracking out past Nova Scotia just fine on APRS...
> Bob, WB4APR
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