Thursday, October 13, 2011

GSPARC Balloon Launch Saturday 8am

This aeronautical chart showing the expected flight path.
Great Salt Plains Amateur Radio Club (GSPARC) is launching a high
altitude balloon this weekend.

Launch time is set for 8am Saturday October 14.  The payload includes
APRS and an HF beacon. Expected landing is 1130 later that morning.

One can monitor flight progress via the internet or RF. The APRS
frequency is 144.39.  You may also watch the flight via
map.findu.com/WL7II* or look for it on aprs.he.fi or
www.openapers.net.

Thanks to Dave Locke, KC5SII for this information.

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