[OZAPRS] PICO balloon PS-5, MEL-SYD-QLD (VK1MAT Matt Bowman)
vk2him at gmail.com
Sun Apr 27 12:25:48 EST 2014
It's a shame I couldn't decode it as it flew right past my digi vk2him-1
at Gerringong. I also have an ADSB decoder that picks up planes as far
south as Albury and since this was up at 24,000' I should have been able
to hear it well south of Canberra and well past Sydney. Oh well ;)
On 27 Apr 2014, at 9:48 am, VK1MAT Matt Bowman <vk1mat at amymatt.com> wrote:
>> I noticed that the APRS transmission was highly overdriven, none of the
>> Digi's in the Canberra region picked it up.
>> This "may" be the reason for the lack of reception.
>> I was using direwolf for decode direct from the data port of my radio.
>> Just my thoughts.
>> Matt VK1MT
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: ozaprs-bounces at aprs.net.au [mailto:ozaprs-bounces at aprs.net.au] On
>> Behalf Of Andy Nguyen
>> Sent: Sunday, 27 April 2014 9:43 AM
>> To: Australian APRS Users
>> Subject: Re: [OZAPRS] PICO balloon PS-5, MEL-SYD-QLD
>> Hi all,
>> There was a gap of APRS coverage between Goulburn and Wollongong, it this
>> Andy VK3YT
>> On 26 Apr 2014, at 4:03 pm, Andy Nguyen<an at comms.net.au> wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> FYI, PS-5 PICO balloon is in the air.
>>> 12g payload.
>>> 10mW APRS 145.175Mhz,
>>> 434.650Mhz RTTY
>>> More details on picospace.net
>>> Currently 6700m over Lake Eildon.
>>> Andy VK3YT
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