[amsat-bb] Solar Impulse: Dallas to St. Louis in flight!
bruninga at usna.edu
Mon Jun 3 12:45:26 PDT 2013
Solar Powered flight is underway from Dallas to St. Louis. See the flight.
We need APRS operators in RF range to help maintain an OBJECT track on the
bird so that not just those in front of a PC can see this, but also those hams
in their APRS mobiles who will see the location of the bird and maybe be
able to see it.
Imagine an airplane the wingspan of a Jumbo jet that weighs less than a car.
So, help out your fellow ham and do what APRS was designed to do… provide
INFO in the field to mobile operators. Please use the object name SOLAR1
so that subsequent updates will replace older positions. Those with APRS
radios will see SOLAR1 on their GPS maps and the radio will show distance
and bearing so they will know where to look.
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