[amsat-dc] Re: SimSat-3 Balloon Announcement & Invitation
Patrick.L.Kilroy at nasa.gov
Mon Jul 30 14:50:20 PDT 2007
Have you contacted the author and asked him about
the possibility of added your requested feature?
At Monday 09:02 PM 7/23/2007, Stefan Wagener wrote:
>This is a fantastic teaching and learning tool, especially for K-12 kids.
>Keep it up!
>I am still looking for a piece of software that will take the live APRS data
>from the balloon via UIView32 and convert it into Az/EL for antenna tracking
>for an LVB tracker (Yaesu GS232A) or an EA4TX interface (ARS win or DDE).
>Is there anyone who can write such a short program?
>Actually, I am willing to pay for the program within reason.
>And yes, I know that an old version of MACAPRS was doing something like
>that, however that doesn't help at all, since we don't use Macs or have the
>program or can use with the above mentioned interfaces.
>From: amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org] On
>Behalf Of Robert Bruninga
>Sent: July-23-07 5:11 PM
>To: 'Pat Kilroy'; amsat-dc at amsat.org
>Cc: amsat-bb at amsat.org; AMSAT-EDU at amsat.org
>Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: SimSat-3 Balloon Announcement & Invitation
>On Wed 25 July, AMSAT volunteers will launch an APRS balloon (simulated
>satellite) SIMSAT from the DELMARVA penninsula near Salisbury Maryland.
>East coast launches are rare.
>Midday on Tuesday some low-power 433.92 MHz "cricket-sats" may also be
>launched. See the web page:
>AMSAT volunteers will operate an HF net also on 3860 KHz during the
>launches. Local coordination will be on the 146.82 repeater (PL 156).
>WB4APR-9 will be the primary tracking chase vehicle. Winds are light and
>maybe it will fall on land. If it goes to sea, we have no boats available..
>This is all N8PK, Pat Kilroy's project, so also watch his mobiles and APRS
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org
> > [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org] On Behalf Of Pat Kilroy
> > Sent: Thursday, July 05, 2007 6:52 PM
> > To: amsat-dc at amsat.org
> > Cc: amsat-bb at amsat.org; AMSAT-EDU at amsat.org
> > Subject: [amsat-bb] SimSat-3 Balloon Announcement & Invitation
> > I AM LOOKING FOR AN AMSAT MEMBER to
> > help set up and operate a ground station at the AMSAT Lab in Pocomoke
> > City, Md. The task is to receive simple telemetry and to participate
> > in the radio net covering one or both high-altitude balloon missions
> > carrying Amateur Radio on Tuesday, July 24 and on Wednesday, July 25.
> > For lots of background information about the SimSat-3A and SimSat-3B
> > flights please go to
> > The SimSat Announcement Page at:
> > http://www.patkilroy.com/simsat
> > See also the complete Task List for operators to participate either
> > from home or at our launch site on the eastern shore.
> > What do you think?
> > A ground station at the AMSAT Lab supporting a SimSat flight would
> > provide good, positive visibility to AMSAT.
> > Please give me a call and I'd be glad to explain what can be done at
> > the lab, however simple. The event will be quite educational.
> > Could be quite a lot of fun too!
> > 73 de
> > Pat N8PK
> > for SimSat
> > Patrick L. Kilroy
> > Integration & Test (I&T) 301-286-1984 Voice
> > NASA Goddard Space Flight Center 301-286-1673 Fax
> > Building 5, Mail Code 568 Patrick.L.Kilroy at nasa.gov
> > Greenbelt, Maryland 20771 http://lro.gsfc.nasa.gov/
> > "Imagination is more important than knowledge."
> > - Albert Einstein
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Patrick L. Kilroy WK
Integration & Test (I&T) Manager 301-286-1984 Voice
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center 301-286-1673 Fax
Building 5, Mail Code 568 Patrick.L.Kilroy at nasa.gov
Greenbelt, Maryland 20771 http://patkilroy.com/simsat/
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