[amsat-bb] Sunday 11 september 2016 balloon fox hunt with U/V FM transponder!

Cor PDØRKC kenwoodtrx at hotmail.com
Sun Sep 11 18:37:17 UTC 2016

Hello radio friends,

The balloon fox hunting was a big success today.

These events are one of the biggest amateur radio events in the Netherlands there where a lot people

in cars trying to find the balloon first.

And thoussands amateur radio operators have tried to make radio contacts via the balloon U/V FM voice transponder.
That was not easy with only one channel!

The weather balloon  was exploded at 30.6 kilometers height.

I have heard stations from: Belgium, Germany, Denmark, UK and ofcoarse a lot from the the Netherlands.

I had expected more stations from nearby countries with my posting on amsat-bb but in comparisation with

other years there where not much more.
A special thanks for the QSO with Jerry ON4CJQ in Belgium!

Every year is a new balloon fox hunt event in september so keep watching the official website.


73s Cor PD0RKC

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