[amsat-bb] DSA Amateur Radio Club Balloon Launch

Skyler F electricity440 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 5 18:02:40 UTC 2016

We used the other aprs beacon on board, the Edge of Space sciences had one

On Saturday, March 5, 2016, Richard Tejera <Saguaroastro at cox.net> wrote:

> Congratulations on a successful flight. If your APRS beacon failed, how
> were you able to track and recover the payload?
> Rick Tejera K7TEJ
> Saguaro Astronomy Club
> www.SaguaroAstro.org
> Thunderbird Amateur Radio Club
> www.w7tbc.org
> On March 4, 2016, at 19:28, Skyler F <electricity440 at gmail.com
> <javascript:;>> wrote:
> Hi everyone again,
> Here is the follow up on my High School's Balloon launch, it was a success,
> and we had a lot of fun with the launch. Unfortunately APRS did not ever
> obtain a GPS lock. It only transmitted temperature, humidity, and pressure,
> with location at (0.000, 0,000), however we were asked to fly just our APRS
> on the next EOSS launch as part of the STEM outreach, so we will get the
> GPS portion of the APRS payload fixed up by then. Our other two payloads
> worked great, however.
> I created a webpage with all of the details of the launch right here
> amsatnet.info/#balloon
> Here is a youtube video of the launch
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=adDF-m4ecnA
> I am still analyzing the crazy amounts of data for our Field Mill payload,
> so that information is not up yet.
> I would like to thank the people who donated! This launch would not have
> been possible without their support.
> 73,
> Skyler KD0WHB
> _______________________________________________
> Sent via AMSAT-BB at amsat.org <javascript:;>. AMSAT-NA makes this open
> forum available
> to all interested persons worldwide without requiring membership. Opinions
> expressed
> are solely those of the author, and do not reflect the official views of
> Not an AMSAT-NA member? Join now to support the amateur satellite program!
> Subscription settings: http://www.amsat.org/mailman/listinfo/amsat-bb

Skyler Fennell
electricity440 at gmail.com

More information about the AMSAT-BB mailing list