[OZAPRS] APRS Distance Records Enquiry

Mark Jessop lenniethelemming at gmail.com
Mon Dec 3 22:11:20 EST 2012

Hold on, I just had a look at the VK5ARG-11 data, and we got gated by 
VK2YYZ-5 while we were at about 32km altitude, north of Mildura. That's 
a path of about 620km!

- Mark

On 3/12/12 9:34 PM, Liz wrote:
> On Mon, 03 Dec 2012 21:06:19 +1030
> Mark Jessop <lenniethelemming at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I think Project Horus has done 150km max. Mainly because all the APRS
>> digi's/igates near us are in Adelaide, and we launch from there...
>> Dunno about the other ballooning groups - is Robert Brand on this
>> list?
>> We've had >600km ranges on our 25mW 70cm RTTY payload though...
> I can find on Robert's last flight a distance of 145km (a ruler on the
> monitor type of measure). It needs people to report from where they
> have heard the balloon. What about the Horus launch at Mildura? Weren't
> there some long distance reports then?
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