[amsat-bb] Re: FW: NASA Ames Phonesat Balloon Launch
nss at mwt.net
Thu Jun 9 07:56:21 PDT 2011
Me Bad, I thought this was just another group using a cellphone on a
balloon flight. Upon further reading I see they did take the data out of
the "Phone" and downlink it via "Ham Radio" Who's call I wonder?
But i guess i jumped the Gun
The Original Rolling Ball Clock
On 6/9/2011 10:46 AM, Nigel Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF wrote:
> 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
>>> 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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