[amsat-bb] Google Project Loon - 2400 / 5800 MHz

M5AKA m5aka at yahoo.co.uk
Mon Jun 17 14:09:25 PDT 2013

The first trial High-Altitude Balloon launches have taken place from New Zealand. 

Google plans to sending up 300 balloons transmitting on 2400 MHz and 5800 MHz around the world at the southern fortieth parallel that would provide coverage to New Zealand, Australia, Chile, and Argentina. The company hopes to eventually have thousands of balloons flying in the stratosphere at an altitude of 20 km.

See http://amsat-uk.org/2013/06/17/google-project-loon-using-2400-and-5800-mhz/

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